Our Volunteers: Gayle Phillip

By Gayle Phillip, Melbourne Dressing Room Volunteer I have been volunteering for the personal fitting service in the Dressing Room for the last eight years. As a trained volunteer, I provide work-appropriate clothing for each client, whether it is for an interview or for on the job training.  Each client is assisted by two volunteers […]

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Happy Victorian Youth Week!

By Erin Anderson Scott Melbourne Operations Coordinator Student placement is a way for organisations to provide a fun, diverse and educational experience for those willing to learn. In the last financial year, eighteen students accounted for 314 volunteer hours. Whether in high school or university, we believe these placements prompt a better understanding of the […]

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Thanks for the shout out Mamamia!

  Check out this fantastic article by Amy Clarke from Mamamia. Thank you Mamamia for including us on this list of inspiring organisations. Get inspired this International Women’s Day by reading up on how you can make a tangible and impactful change to women’s lives. You can read it here!       […]

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Fitted for Work Badge Design Competition!

Badge Design Competition!

We are excited to announce our FITTED FOR WORK BADGE DESIGN COMPETITION! Last March we launched our very first set of fundraising badges in honour of International Women’s Day. This year, we’re inviting YOU to think about what International Women’s Day and the ethos behind Fitted for Work mean to you. We are calling on artistic […]

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Embracing Diversity!

We are proud to introduce our Transgender Liason Office, Michelle Sheppard. Michelle Sheppard is a Trans Woman, public speaker, radio presenter and has spent the last five years advocating for Transgender and Gender Diverse (TGDNB) people. She has worked with various organisations, including the AFL, Local City Councils and Universities, to help build inclusive and […]

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SheWorks goes to Parramatta!

In 2019, Liz Trewhella will officially be taking on the role of SheWorks Manager and is really looking forward to being able to connect more skilled, experience, work-ready women with paid job opportunities in organisations that align with Fitted for Works core values and mission. Operating since 2014, SheWorks is a social enterprise wholly owned […]

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Over 3,000 women helped!

2018 has been a year of growth in client services as we have expanded nationally. We delivered over 3000 services this calendar year to women across Australia. Having a professional outfit is only one part of creating the right first impression to a potential employer, wearing the right amount of makeup can also make the difference. […]

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The Future is Digital!

In 2018, we officially launched Fitted for Work Virtual Services, which means we have been able to assist women across every state and territory in Australia on their journey into work. Delivering advice and coaching to clients via phone, email, video and social platforms to enhance their skills in applying for and securing work. This […]

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The Conscious Closet wraps up 2018

By Anna Macfarlane Our retail social enterprise The Conscious Closet has enjoyed yet another busy and successful year of trade in 2018, with great thanks to our incredible volunteer staff and the support of a loyal (and ever-growing!) customer base. Throughout the year, our Melbourne shop has celebrated many national events, including collaborating with RMIT […]

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