Category: OCC Story – My Work

My brilliant career

25 November 2020

In February 2020 Rishi was excited to be appointed to the open employment, Supervisor role at the OC Connections Enterprises (OCCE) Car Wash. Rishi decided to apply for the senior role of Supervisor because he wanted a new challenge and to learn new skills. He put in an application and was later invited to attend […]

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Community Supporting Community

21 September 2020

The Christmas Spirit was alive and well in December when a group of ten volunteers from Diversified Communication volunteered their time at OCC Enterprises’ (OCCE) Centre Road site. Diversified Communications is an event management company in Melbourne and for the last two years over 20 staff from the company has volunteered their time at Christmas […]

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David and Harry explore job opportunities

David and Harry recently experienced what it would be like to work in a coffee shop when they visited the Busy Beans Café in Moonee Ponds as part of the OC Connections Towards Employment Pathway. The BusyBeans barista program is an AimBig (Disability Employment Service) initiative where people with a disability are trained with the […]

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Footy finals fever at OCCE

20 September 2020

It was footy mania at the OC Connections Enterprises (OCCE) Annual Grand Final Lunch held the Thursday before the AFL Grand Final. Steve Betinsky, GM Employment and Enterprises, Employee Support Officer, Donna Hogan and other OCCE staff were excited to put on the footy finals lunch again in 2019. To kick off the finals celebration, […]

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Minister for Roads supports OCCE

19 September 2020

Pictured above, left to right. Athena Kontonis (OCCE Learning & Assessment Manager), Maria, Peter, Shirley (OCCE Supported Employees), Therese Desmond (CEO OCC) & The Hon. Jaala Pulford MP and Michael (OCCE Supported Employee). See more images below. Team Leader Shirley and the rest of the OC Connections Enterprises (OCCE) Car Wash team, were very proud […]

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Lights, camera, action!

18 September 2020

Last month the OC Connections Enterprises (OCCE) Car Wash team were invited to be featured in a video produced by VicRoads to support their new Social Procurement Strategy. The video focuses on VicRoads’ new partnership with OCCE and highlights the benefits of using OCCE’s car wash service. The film crew from VicRoads directed the team […]

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What the Carwash means to Casey

Last month we featured an article about the launch of our new OCCE car wash team that expanded to partner with the City of Casey. Following on from this we had the opportunity to speak with Robert Maglicic, Team Leader Works Services at the City of Casey, about what this new enterprise means to the […]

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Support from Casey

16 September 2020

The OCCE car wash team has now expanded to partner with the City of Casey to ensure that the council’s large fleet of vehicles is spotless. Earlier this month OC Connections and Casey Council celebrated the opening of the new car wash service in Narre Warren. Pictures below show the OCCE car wash team proudly […]

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Work Experience

23 August 2020

Work experience provides an opportunity to trial work, build job-ready skills, find out more about a particular industry and assist in transitioning to full-time employment. For some of our OC Connections participants, work experience also helps to integrate them into the community. Day support participants Jay, Artishna, Cal, Sarah and Mohammad take part in the […]

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