our Programs

How can we help?

At Whitsunday Neighbourhood Centre we have an array of programs to help in varying ways.

Resume Writing Assistance

We can assist you step-by-step through the following:

  • How to create or update a resume
  • How to write a cover letter
  • How to understand and respond to selection criteria

 

The service is free by appointment.

Form Fill Assistance

Many people are stuck when required to fill in forms.  People don’t understand the question or are unsure of what to write.  Some people do not have the language skills or literacy competence to complete forms like:

  • Superannuation forms
  • Applications forms
  • Will Kits

 

This service is free by appointment.

My Time Program

Local support groups for parents and carers of children with disability or chronic medical condition.

www.mytime.net.au

Funded by Cerebral Palsy League

Be Connected Computer Program

The Be Connected Computer Program provides one-on-one lessons to seniors (over 50’s) to develop their skills using tablets, smart phones, laptops or computers.

Each lesson is:

  • tailored to what the student wants to learn, from emailing, photos or social media
  • is taught using REAL language instead of jargon
  • Is not limited to the number of lessons maximum per person
  • Lessons are available Friday’s 9-2.30pm (excludes public holidays)

 

Lessons are FREE

Second Bite Program

The Secondbite program coordinates partnerships between Coles and charity organisation to get surplus healthy produce and bakery products to those most in need.  The Whitsunday Neighbourhood Centre collects surplus fruit, vegetables and bread from Coles Cannonvale for redistribution to people in need.

Food Rescue Program

Woolworths Food Diversion program coordinates partnerships with Woolworths to get surplus healthy produce and bakery products to those most in need.  The Whitsunday Neighbourhood Centre collects surplus fruit, vegetables and bread from Woolworths Cannonvale for redistribution to people in need.

Pre-loved furniture and Opportunity Shop

The Community Furniture Shed & Op Shop accepts donations of pre-loved household items and on-sell them to the public.  The CFSOS is operated by volunteers and the money raised from sales is used to funds other projects and programs to the community.  We are the ONLY Op Shop in Cannonvale that can guarantee that the money raised from sales STAYS in the community for people in need.

Justice of the Peace & Commissioner for Declarations

A Commissioner for Declaration’s is available from 9-2.30pm Tuesday and Wednesday. A Commissioner for Declaration’s can do most documents required of a JP, however phone 49467850 if you want to check.

A volunteer Justice of the Peace is available 9-11am Mondays and 11-1pm Thursday’s.

A Commissioner for Declaration’s is available from 9-2.30pm Tuesday and Wednesday. A Commissioner for Declaration’s can do most documents required of a JP, however phone 49467850 if you want to check.

A volunteer Justice of the Peace is available 1-3pm Mondays and 11-1pm Thursday’s.

This is a Free service