The Disability Support Service Program at Wallara provides disability support for adults.

The daily program includes (but is not limited to) activities such as: swimming, literacy, numeracy, cooking, art and crafts, independent living skills, social skills, work readiness, hospitality and retail. 

The role

The successful applicant will be working with a staff member or team to deliver the daily disability support program. The activities can vary each day and successful applicants will be supporting participants through the various activities.


  • Police check
  • Clear DWES (Disability Workers Exclusion scheme)
  • 100 points of certified ID
  • Informal interview to supply all documentation and discuss availability

When and where

  • Dandenong
  • Casey/Cardinia
  • Frankston

The program runs from Monday to Friday from 9am - 3pm. Hours and days worked are negotiable based on the applicant’s availability.


There are 10 places available each semester. 

Before applying for this opportunity please ensure:

In the 'Message' section of your application please note:

  • The location you wish to attend.

By applying to ACU Engagement for this opportunity, you acknowledge that your ACU email address and the information you provide in your application will be shared with the organisation that offers this opportunity. The organisation will keep your personal information confidential.

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