Key Employment Client Wendy Craig has published a book on her life. The “In the World Alone” story is one of survival, sick as a child and affected by polio, she grew up in Children’s homes in Sydney thinking she was an only child, and not even aware that she was Aboriginal.
But that changed when, as a teenager, she found her family and her heritage. This is her story as she discovered not only her first nation family on the Mid North Coast of NSW, but also her own talent as an Aboriginal artist. Today, she is an elder of the Gumbaynggirr Community.
Her story is one of struggle and institutional survival, but more than that, of family reunited, talents discovered and dreams come true.
To purchase Wendy’s book, pop into Key Employment Coffs Harbour.
“Key contact me or the boss regularly and make sure I don’t need anything to maintain my job.”
“The trainer has helped me overcome barriers by building up confident work ethics and helped me to understand being in a formal working environment. Key Training is a social environment as well as a learning environment where we are all treated equal.”
“If I have trouble with the work given I know my teacher at Key will sit down with me and talk me through the work. Key Training has given me the retail skills which will lead to me getting a job.”
“Before becoming a client of Key Employment I had tried to get a job part time. My friends were all getting jobs, but I wasn’t able to get one. I also found trying to apply for jobs on the internet hard because I am dyslexic. Thanks to Key Employment I am now employed as a kitchen hand.”
“I like KAPOW a lot because it’s good to learn new things and gain knowledge. It’s also good because you make friends with the trainers and other kids.”