Category: OCC Enterprises

Beyond School and into Employment: Harry’s Story

1 March 2023

Meet Harry!    The first thing you notice about Harry when you meet him is his warm smile and his vibrant energy. Harry is twenty-one years old and is currently working as a supported employee with OC Connections Enterprises in the packing department.  Harry wasn’t always this self-assured, but since 2019 he has gone on […]

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OC Eco T-Top Bollards® at the Social Traders event

6 December 2022

In our last blog post, OC Connection employment and enterprise arm, OCC Enterprises (OCCE) announced the launch of their OC Eco T-Top Bollards® This month we are excited to share that in collaboration with Social Traders, an event was held on behalf of OCCE OC T-Top Bollards for their industry-wide launch. This event was a […]

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Introducing the OC Eco T-Top Bollard® – an Australian first

19 October 2022

OC Connections employment and enterprise arm, OCC Enterprises (OCCE), is excited to launch the OC Eco T-Top Bollard® – an environmentally sustainable product, creating positive social change. The OC Eco T-Top Bollard® is Australia’s first and only Australian-made recycled t-top bollard that is made from recycled bollards and locally sourced plastics and is also creating […]

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New beginnings for Michael

20 September 2022

In 2021/2, OCC Enterprises supported the transition of three supported employees into open employment.    Michael is one such employee, who is currently working at ACE Contractors Group, a civil construction company servicing Victoria. Michael is undertaking administrative duties at the company’s Nunawading office: scanning, shredding, filing.  He also assists with garden maintenance when he has time.  […]

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Jarrod ‘snags’ a new role with Bunnings

30 August 2022

Last month, we shared Jarrod’s experiences as a Document Management supported employee at OCC Enterprise. We are excited to share that this month Jarrod will embark on a new employment journey in an open employment role with Bunnings.  Recently JobsBank approached OCC Enterprise about a new role for a Technical Support Officer, at Bunnings Head […]

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Scott’s desire to impact change

28 July 2022

OC Connections’ Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing Committee is committed to building a workplace that is respectful, diverse, inclusive, and healthy by helping every staff member to understand, contribute to, and maintain an environment where the dignity and uniqueness of every individual is recognised, and where we meaningfully leverage and celebrate diversity, inclusion and wellbeing in our workplace. Representatives on the committee are from each area of the organisation, including supported employees […]

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Jarrod makes the most of his work-life at OCC Enterprises

28 July 2022

Jarrod has worked at OC Connections (Enterprises) as a supported employee for the past 8 years, with just over 7 of those year’s working in the facility at Oakleigh South as part of the packing team. In September 2021, Jarrod was offered a role in the new Document Management team to work on the Department […]

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Up close and personal with Sandra

21 June 2022

By valuing the ways people living with disability engage in our communities, we can help to create a more inclusive, respectful and celebratory culture for people of all abilities. Sandra is a supported employee who works at OC Connections Enterprises (OCCE) in the skin pack area. Sandra is also a team leader in the canteen […]

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Our Document Management enterprise is going great guns

29 March 2022

Since it’s inception in September 2021, OCC Enterprises’ (OCCE) Document Management service at 1088 Centre Road has doubled in size. The current contract with the Department of Defence (DoD) delivers specific scanning and digitisation of DoD archives and we are hopeful that the quality and efficiency of the work delivered from our supported employment team […]

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