No Bias - A story of Belonging
In this documentary you will meet Michael, a valued member of his local lawn bowls club. Throughout his 12 year membership at the Elwood Bowls Club Michael has developed a multitude of Valued Social Roles through his participation as a competitive and social lawn bowler, and numerous volunteer positions. You will discover that the Elwood Bowls Club is a place where Michael can pursue his passion, feel valued, and develop life long friendships.
That's A Wrap
David Holowko has worked part time at Woolworths in Templestowe in the fresh produce section for six years. David was given an opportunity by Woolworths to enter the work force and has not looked back ever since. His self esteem has flourished along with his independence and confidence culminating with an employee award. He is highly respected by his fellow work mates and management could not be happier with his work ethic. David's parents are extremely proud of his sucessful employment and you will see why by taking a look at That's A Wrap.
Cameron Skinner was unemployed for ten years after leaving school. Most of those years he spent in day activity centres for people with a disability and mental illness. He was bored, lonely and isolated until he found real work. View more videos on Work and Disability at http://www.belongingmatters.org/#!members-lounge-work/cfaw
Warren O'Brien has been an officer in the Salvation Army since his early teenage years and, along with his family, has been a dedicated parishioner at the Salvation Army Church in Box Hill. This long term inclusion with the Salvation Army has given Warren a sense of belonging and allowed him to develop as a person through the various roles he fulfills including the church collection, working in the church cafe, and as a friend to many of the other parishioners. Highly respected within the Box Hill Salvation Army Church, Warren has made a big impression on many of his fellow parishioners and church leaders all of whom are delighted to be connected with The Salvo.