Employment Services

a member of coact

Through our extensive Employment services, Community Solutions delivers a range of Federal Government initiatives on the Sunshine Coast and in Caboolture, Maryborough, Toowoomba, Hervey Bay, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Yeppoon, Biloela, Emerald, Mackay, Bowen, Proserpine, Airlie -Whitsunday and other regional locations.

These programs and services, whilst diverse in nature, are collectively noted for their innovation, quality project management and demonstrated success in exceeding targets and achieving outcomes.

Current Programs


jobactive provides job seekers with personalised help, targeted services and greater access to training opportunities and work experience in areas of skill need. Community Solutions, as a service provider for CoAct (www.coact.org.au), delivers jobactive in the Sunshine Coast, Caboolture, Fraser Coast, Capricornia and North Queensland regions.

Disability Employment Services (DES)

Community Solutions provides Disability Employment Services, which are a national network of community and private organisations which specialise in assisting people who may be disadvantaged or have a disability into employment.

Through DES, Community Solutions provides a range of individually tailored services including:

  • assistance with preparing for work;
  • provision of on the job support;
  • support for employers in accessing incentives; and
  • support for employing people with disability.

National Disability Coordination Officer (NDCO) program

The Australian Government’s NDCO program targets the barriers that people with a disability face in successfully accessing and completing further education and training and subsequent employment. The program is available to Australian citizens between 14-64 years of age who have either a permanent or temporary disability.

A national network of NDCOs work within 31 specific regions across Australia, with an aim of improving the coordination and delivery of support services to help find solutions to barriers to employment. NDCOs help make it easier to enrol or participate in post-school education and training as well as assisting to find employment.

Community Solutions delivers the NDCO program in Region 21; which covers Rockhampton, Yeppoon and Emerald in the north, areas and the southern regions of Gladstone, Bundaberg, Maryborough, Hervey Bay, Gympie Kingaroy and surrounds. For more information visit www.ndcoinspire21.com or email julie.irwin@communitysolutions.org.au