The Matrix is a 12 week programme covering topics including budgeting, literacy and further education options with tertiary providers while developing self-confidence, team work, time management and many skills required for volunteering or paid work.

You will have a variety of speakers attend sessions including Billy Graham from the Naenae Boxing Academy exploring motivation, People’s First discussing self-advocacy and Health and Disability Commission speaking about your rights.

Discovery Quest

Discovery Quest is an eight week programme using the CliftonStrengths tool. It is facilitated by a Strengths Network Accredited Coach and the Work Placement Coordinator. You will discover what you naturally do best by identifying your unique talents, understand what setbacks you might face as well as opportunities to developing them further. The final weeks will touch on emotional fitness, mindfulness and understanding how this all works as you work towards volunteer or paid work.