About

Improving lives across
Melbourne and Geelong.

WCIG is a community based not-for-profit organisation committed to improving lives through practical responses to unemployment and disadvantage.

Our programs focus on assisting people make positive changes in their lives. We deliver employment, disability, youth and training programs.

We have an established network of community organisations, allied health services, employers, community groups and other businesses. Our network enables us to provide the most holistic approach possible to assist people to reach their goals.

Our Vision

Improving Lives through Dignity & Choice

Our Mission

Empowering people to achieve a meaningful role in society

Our Values

Relationships that embrace dignity, community and mutual respect
Optimism that is lived out in positive attitudes about people and expectations of success and growth
Innovation including creativity, responsiveness, risk taking and flexibility
Diversity that acknowledges differences and appreciates the diverse needs and skills of each person
Advocacy that makes us socially pro-active for the disadvantaged
Staff who are committed to the goals of the organisation and their own development

Strategic Directions

Innovation and Service Excellence
We consistently deliver high quality, effective services
– Customer focused organisation
– Embrace Innovation
– Create employment opportunities

Strategic Partnering
We maximise skills and resources when organisations or people work together
– Opening Pathways & Strong relationships
– Maximise Influence

People
We value our people and invest in a dedicated and highly trained workforce
– Engaged Staff
– Invest in Staff

Organisational Sustainability
We need a sustainable organisation to deliver on our mission
– Robust financial position
– Strong Governance
– Reduce environmental footprint

Our History

Since 1986, WCIG has a long and proud history as a not-for-profit community organisation.

Delivering innovative and community-centred programs to assist thousands of local people make positive changes in their lives. WCIG has constantly evolved throughout its lifetime to respond to the changing needs of vulnerable and marginalised groups.

WCIG is linked with international research efforts to strengthen the way services are delivered to communities, including a long-standing partnership with Melbourne University’s employment services policy research project since 1998. WCIG is committed to continual contribution to innovation in service delivery and community.

Our services include Employment, Disability, Youth, Training and Social Enterprises. We are a registered NDIS provider.

Our Timeline

Working at WCIG can open doors to a fulfilling career positively impacting the lives of people in your community every day.

We have a diverse range of programs and are always looking for new ways to respond to the needs of our community. Positions vary from Head Office operations to client-facing and case management roles with plenty of room to grow.

Other benefits include:

  • Industry leading salary with our own generous Enterprise Agreement
  • Salary Packaging options
  • Flexible working hours
  • Purchased Leave – up to 6 weeks annual leave per year
  • Study leave
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Above-award personal and annual leave entitlements

The opportunity to make a real difference in someone’s life and knowing you’ve learnt more about yourself and the world creates its own satisfaction.

If you are interested in a career at WCIG, check out our current vacancies HERE.

For general Human Resources enquiries, please email humanresources@wcig.org.au

WCIG is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with disability to apply