Mental Health Employment and Education 

Members can be supported to access employment, training and education pathways through a variety of different opportunities.

Discovering Life Through Employment 

Discovering Life Through Employment (DLTE) is a Toowoomba Clubhouse program where participants complete a qualification in a variety of different vocations. Participants are supported by the Project Coordinator and the training organisation to undertake the training and complete assessments. Participants are also supported to find employment as part of the program. 

I am impressed with the amount of support with my studies as well as the flexibility on completing assessment tasks in order to fit into my life.
—  Steve H, DLTE Participant, Certificate III in Business Admin
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2019 OPPORTUNITIES

Qualifications on Offer

  • Certificate III Hospitality (Front of House SIT30616), Training through CEDAR Centre

    • Work Experience at Toowoomba Clubhouse Kitchen/Cafe

    • Training through CEDAR Centre one day a week

    • Support from Toowoomba Clubhouse for mental health & study support when needed

    • Support to gain to paid employment

This training is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government through its Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative

This program is open to any Tooowoomba Clubhouse Member that is interested in gaining employment. If you or someone you know is interested in signing up as a member or are wanting information membership call 07 4632 4688 or use the online contact us form by clicking the button below!

Participants in the Discovering Life Through Employment Program who study Certificate III in Hospitality are able to complete their work experience shifts at Toowoomba Clubhouse -  assisting other members in the kitchen at lunch as well as participating in the coffee making, table service and cooking of many dinner and breakfast events that happen at Clubhouse. 


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The CEDAR Centre have been friendly and supportive during my studies.
— Elise, DLTE Participant, Certificate III in Hospitality  

Clubhouse members and our Employment and Education Officer Rhea enjoying a Job Club session on Tuesday mornings.

Clubhouse members and our Employment and Education Officer Rhea enjoying a Job Club session on Tuesday mornings.

Job Club

(TUESDAYS 10:00AM - 12:00PM)

Toowoomba Clubhouse's Job Club is a 6 week program that aims to build skills, increase work stamina and enhance confidence to help members demonstrate they are ready for regular volunteering and/or employment opportunities. 

The course is an informative and interactive program available to any member who has the desire to enhance or improve their employment skills. Whilst you may not be ‘job ready’ right away, Job Club can help in developing the confidence and competence for when you do feel ready to enter or re-enter the work force.

Job Club focuses on six course important areas for employment:

Week One – Identifying strengths and goals. Identify why it is important to understand and acknowledge personal strengths and establish realistic goals.

Week Two – Understanding employment skills and appropriate workplace behaviour. Learn the difference between hard, soft, adaptive and transferable skills.

Week Three – Mental Health coping strategies in the workplace. Identifying triggers to workplace stressors, how to best manage stress and ideas to implement self-care strategies.

Week Four – Interview Technique Preparation. Tips on appropriate dress for an interview, interview DO’s,  interview DONT’s and information on what our body language says.

Week Five - Resume and Cover Letter Writing. Tips and suggestions on Resume and Cover Letter writing and preparation of your participant's own documents, so you can be job application ready

Week Six - Refresher summary of all Job Club topics and a Tour of Transitional Employer Vanguard Laundry.

To find out more about, or to book in for Job Club phone Clubhouse on 07) 4632 4688 and speak to our Education and Employment Officer Rhea.

More Information - Education & Employment

If you would like to find more information about Employment & Education opportunities for our members, email rhea@toowoombaclubhouse.org.au


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“I’ve always been a pretty competent person. However I lost my confidence after being out of work for a couple of years.

Job Club has been really great in helping me build up my confidence in work skills again.”

Paul F, Clubhouse member and Job Club graduate.