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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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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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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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2019 National Volunteer Week wrap-up

May 26 2019

It’s a National Volunteer Week wrap and didn’t we finish with a bang. Thanks to Mr Burch for hosting our celebratory cuppa and cake and for the Marriott Musos for taking their performance to the street (literally). A whole lot of fun and a great way to end National Volunteer Week. Thank you to all […]

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Proud as Punch, National Volunteer Week (21- 26 May) – Making a world of difference

May 15 2019

We value and recognise the contribution of all our volunteers at Marriott. We are proud as punch to announce that two of our longest serving volunteers will be recognised at the City of Glen Eira Community Awards night– Paul Humphreys for 10,000 hours of service and Helen Baddeley for 10 years of service. Since retiring […]

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Erica, Marriott's Volunteer Co-ordinator with Will

Marriott creates opportunity for disability staff to develop skills.

February 06 2019

Having the right people in the right roles is critical to the delivery of quality services, and Marriott Support Services is committed to developing people across the organisation. Marriott’s Volunteer Co-ordinator, Erica reflects on her role last year in the NDIS Engagement team. I saw resilience in participants, supported employees and families in navigating the […]

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

Enjoy breakfast at the beach, starting this Saturday

November 16 2019

Join us for Breakfast every Saturday from 16th November 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 […]

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Marriott Community Hub, 100 Wheatley Road, McKinnon

Our Annual Meeting

November 18 2019

Our Guest Speaker is Jill Sears, Diversity and Inclusion Manager at Melbourne Water. Announcing that Beau from Enviro Management Services will speak at the annual meeting. At Marriott Community Hub, 100 Wheatley Road McKinnon. Register at 6pm for 6.30pm start.  

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Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre, 200 East Boundary Road, Bentleigh East

Celebrate International Day of People with Disability

December 04 2019

Celebrate and have a go at Zumba, Netball, AFL, Basketball, Gymnastics, Dance, Cricket and T-ball. The Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre (GESAC) and Marriott Support Services will once again host the International Day of People with Disability celebration. Wednesday 4th December 9.30am-1.30pm. At GESAC 200 East Boundary Road, Bentleigh East FREE Come along and […]

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