Work Placement Students Ramp Up Speakers Bank Workforce

Speakers Bank opens its doors to work placement students from Victoria University, Federation University and JTI (Job Training Institute) to assist in the implementation of various projects such as the Community Pop Up Op Shop, podcast episodes, storytelling workshops, grant writing and networking with different community groups.

Living with a Disability Podcast Series

We have filmed stories of some of our speakers being interviewed by the students on what their lived experiences of disability are like. This is not just a learning moment for them but also a means to learn how to communicate through digital means. Other podcast topics talk about disability related issues.

Speakers Bank Works with DEAKIN University’s Freelancing Hub

The initial ideas surrounding what the Speakers Bank Social Enterprise program would look like started as two projects of DEAKIN University’s Freelancing Hub in 2018. Freelancing Hub is coordinated by Dr. Jamie Mustard, assisted by Sharon Berman. Students developed ideas and strategic plans around developing additional services and programs for Speakers Bank and how to… Continue Reading Speakers Bank Works with DEAKIN University’s Freelancing Hub