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How your donation is helping women exiting prison

Mentoring for women in prison Women exiting prison are among the most disadvantaged, vulnerable and marginalised individuals in our society. They often feel they are judged negatively by the community and experience discrimination due to their criminal record when it comes to getting work. Our unique Mentoring for Women in Prison program empowers women exiting […]

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An older, professionally dressed woman sits at a work station, smiling.

How your donation is helping mature-aged women

Supporting mature-aged women. Women get slammed from all sides as they age, facing the double whammy of sex and age-based discrimination, they are fastest-growing group sliding into poverty and homelessness in this country. Here at Fitted for Work we are passionate about providing work opportunities for older women which provide financial stability, connection and growth. Last […]

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Xchange Revolution - Donna de Zwart

Xchange Revolution Podcast ft. Donna de Zwart

Check out the “Helping Women Get Work Ready” podcast interview on Xchange Revolution with Donna De Zwart, CEO Fitted for Work and Ludwina Dautovic, CEO of The Room Xchange. In this episode we discuss: – The story of Fitted for Work – About Donna De Zwart – Helping women get back into the workforce – Cherry Woman – Helping women over […]

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2019 has been a busy and exciting year!

By Amanda Carlile.   2019 has certainly been a busy year in client services. We have doubled our team over the last 12 months in the face of the huge demand for our suite of virtual services, email resume support, and Skype outfitting appointments. Virtual provides a critical service for women who are isolated through […]

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Our WomanKind Program

At Fitted for Work we help women become fitted for life.   At Fitted for Work, we believe a woman needs to be ‘fitted for life’ in order to thrive in her workplace. That’s why we’ve developed the WomanKind program. This integrated suite of services teaches participants to focus on their overall wellbeing so that she can maximise the […]

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Our Volunteers: Jess Pocock

I began volunteering with Fitted for Work early last year in March and was given the opportunity to work at the conscious closest shortly after. The two positions I currently have at Fitted for Work are, firstly in the Dressing Room as a Personal Outfitting Volunteer and secondly at the Conscious Closest, where I run […]

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The Host Position

Phanisha Arabatti at the 2018 Volunteer Thank You Event.   Our volunteer Host position is responsible for creating a welcoming space for clients and ensuring the smooth running of appointment bookings. The Host supports clients before and after their appointments by answering any questions or concerns they might have and connecting them with our available services. […]

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