The Self-care group has been formed by a group of approximetly 20 young participants from Northern Bay School between 16 – 20 years old. The Self-care group is the continuation of the Renew project designed in 2018 between Diversitat and Headspace to address concerns that young people from refugee backgrounds and their families tend not […]
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We’re 1! My Maintenance Crew kicked off in June 2018. We employed our first team leaders, our first trainee’s and got our first job with XTreme Tech. In the 12 months since we have grown the business so much and now service over 180 customers as well as having three long term contracts with VicRoads, […]
My Access provides people with disabilities who have left school and are 16 or over with the opportunity to complete Certificate I in Work Education, in addition to gaining a range of employment experiences. The students of My Access are hosting a Christmas in July stall on 24th July 10:30am – 2.00pm. There will be […]
On Friday 21st June we held the Diversitat Refugee Fundraiser Dinner to celebrate Refugee Week. Held at the Geelong West Town Hall, over 180 people were treated to traditional dishes, heard stories of courage, and enjoyed entertainment from local artists. Families and individuals from Sri Lanka, Syria and Iraq worked tirelessly to share their traditional […]
Doe is coming to the end of her work experience at The Base. She is currently in the My Access program completing Certificate I in Work Education with Diversitat. We have watched Doe grow with confidence and build her skills and knowledge in the kitchen and cafe. Doe loves to share her experiences at The […]
Welcome to the very first edition of ‘The Diverse Edition’. This magazine is a MyAccess initiative, allowing students of the MyAccess class to gain experience in the workplace putting together the magazine from planning to interviewing, researching, editing and printing. The Diverse Edition will be produced monthly, with articles written by all the students from […]
The Diversitat Healthy Living Centre and the City of Greater Geelong are proud to offer local community members a limited number of positions in the Healthy Community Cooking Program. The aim of the program is to provide information and support for participants to enable them to cook healthy tasty meals for their families at home. […]
Over the years Diversitat has provided a range of options to assist Geelong residents with a refugee background be reunited with their family. This year we have had remarkable success with family reunification through our Fee for Service program run by Grazia Shrimpton, and our Community Support Program Coordinated by Taniya Wader. All migration services […]
Our Dumpling Day in partnership with Colac Neighbourhood House and Australian Lamb Company was a great success with over 120 people attending and 1,000 dumplings being made and eaten. We were invited to watch the Geelong Cats and were able to fill a bus from Colac with Sudanese and […]
On Friday 10th May, Staff, GECC members and supporters surprised Michael with a party celebrating 25 years at Diversitat. Hilarious stories were shared, delicious food was eaten and dancing filled the floor. Michael has made a huge impact for multicultural Australia and he won’t be stopping anytime soon. Congratulations!