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Volunteering / Work Experience

Work Experience - Doing work experience is a great way for young people to learn about the world of work, and gain hands-on experience in a job or industry. Thorndale Industries hosts work experience in packaging and garden maintenance for students in Years 9 to 12.

Thorndale Industries prides itself and believes every young person has the right to a job, financial opportunity and the sense of personal success this provides them. Thorndale focuses on supporting young people with disability to achieve their employment goals. We work with schools and communities to help bring relevance to the curriculum, and inspire young people to think about their careers. Thorndale Industries is proud to support up to 100 students each year. Give us a call to see how we can help you to achieve your work experience goals.


Work Placement - Thorndale Foundation and Thorndale Industries also offer work placement to students studying at TAFE or University in fields such as; disability, community services, social science. Our work placement provides students with the opportunity to test vocational preferences through performing tasks in the workplace according to their occupational aspirations.


Volunteering - 'You can make all the difference'. Thorndale Foundation and Thorndale Industries welcome volunteers. Volunteers make an extraordinary contribution to the disability services sector in a variety of ways. Please contact us for opportunities available.





Our mission is to improve the lives of people with disability through employment while engaging in meaningful work and to maintain a commercially sustainable business.

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