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Celebrating volunteers, social inclusion

Contributing to social inclusion, International Volunteer Week.

November 26 2019

Marriott named their Volunteer Award after long-serving Volunteer, Pam Rivers. We are thankful to all our Volunteers. This year there are two winners of the Pam Rivers Volunteer Award. Carolyn started volunteering with  Marriott’s Roads to Independence, after her daughter, who was a corporate volunteer at Marriott Industries, recommended Marriott to her. More than two […]

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Karen, with Rebecca (R)

Supporting learning for Disability Support students.

November 11 2019

Karen completes her student placement today and I caught up with her. While studying a Holmesglen TAFE, a staff member at Bayside Developmental Special School recommended Karen to contact Marriott Support Services for student placement. Here are her reflections. From the time I arrived at Marriott, and even before that, the communication was clear and […]

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Get on your bike, Dave raises money for sick kids.

October 09 2019

Enviro Management Services’ Dave Fraser is raising money as part of the Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids’ cancer! All funds go to support the Children’s Medical Research Institute to continue their work into the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and finding a cure for childhood cancer. His goal is to ride 250kms in October. Why you […]

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Rodney (R) volunteers at Marriott Industries.

Fearful of retiring? I’ve got one word to say to you – Volunteer!

October 07 2019

Are you looking for social connection, skill development, friendships and fun? Volunteer! Many of us take for granted the opportunity to volunteer. Barriers still exist for people with disabilities to volunteer, that’s why we are thrilled to receive a community grant from the City of Glen Eira to support individuals, who are considering retiring or […]

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Kindness boosts wellbeing.

October 07 2019

Have you ever bought a new pair of shoes, or a power tool or a doughnut to help you feel happy? Why not consider a random act of kindness – the benefits will go further! In the busyness of life and 24/7 connectivity, it is easy to drop or minimise kindness out of our daily […]

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Recognising 40 years of volunteering, Pam Rivers.

September 03 2019

Forty-five years ago, Marriott Support Services did not exist. In the 1970s, a group of local people who were concerned about the lack of options for young people with intellectual disability about to leave school formed the Moorabbin Association for the Intellectually Disabled. A former hospital site in Anne Street McKinnon provided limited services; and […]

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Volunteering to employment and halfway around the world – disability services.

August 15 2019

Amy, who hails from Limerick, Ireland joined Marriott three years ago as a Senior Disability Educator at the Community Hub. Stephanie and Rosy, two former Marriott Ambassadors, interviewed Amy. Of Ireland, Amy says, ‘it’s very green and homely in that you always know people or someone always knows you, wherever you go’. How did you […]

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Australia Post supports local disability service, Marriott Support Services

August 07 2019

It started with a phone call from David, the Facility Manager at Australia Post warehouse in Oakleigh, where he explained that his team of 300 staff wanted to support a local charity. We were delighted to be included. A raffle with attractive prizes including a voucher from Crown, two nights accommodation and flights to Brisbane, […]

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Give and Receive – NAB Corporate Volunteer tells us about their day at Marriott Industries

July 24 2019

The day started with induction and I was amazed at the substantial amount of work done at Industries. So much work and everyone is so friendly and focused at work. The morning tea and lunch were lovely times to meet the entire team and say hello, smile and know what they are working on for […]

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What is one of the most popular NDIS supports?

July 21 2019

Not surprising, since the early days of the NDIS people consistently say that participating in the community is a high priority. People with disability often experience barriers to connect in their community and find their social connections are predominantly with family. Here are 3 benefits of participating in our community. It can lead to improved […]

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Announcing Marriott’s new CEO

December 09 2019

The Board is very pleased to announce that Ann-Maree Colborne has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Marriott Support Services, with effect from 6 January 2020. Ann-Maree has extensive leadership experience in the not-for-profit sector having held CEO and senior executive positions with Uniting, Lentara Uniting Care, Yooralla, Red Cross, Arthritis Victoria and other not-for-profits. […]

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Mentone Life Saving Club, Beach Road, opposite, Kitchener St, Mentone.

Enjoy breakfast at the beach on Saturdays.

December 14 2019

Join us for Breakfast every Saturday from 8.30am. At Mentone Life Saving Club, Beach Road, opposite, Kitchener St, Mentone. Here’s a taste of what’s on the menu EGGS AND BACON ON TOAST VEGETARIAN BREAKFAST Eggs on toast (poached, fried or scrambled) with avocado, roasted tomato, and sauteed mushrooms. BIG BREAKFAST Eggs on toast (poached, fried […]

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Marriott Support Services

Christmas Closure dates

December 16 2019

Community – Last day is Thursday 19th December 2019 and re-opens for clients Thursday 16th January 2020 Marriott Industries – last day Friday 20th December and re-opens Monday 6th January 2020 Enviro Management Services (EMS) – CLOSED only on the 25th 26th and 27th December and 1st January 2020  

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