Family Support Worker/Counsellor

Family Support Worker/Counsellors work with individuals and families to facilitate their participation in society at the greatest level to which they aspire and are capable of achieving; to assist clients to identify individual and family goals and seek to achieve enhancement of life skills and family and community relationships; and to assist individuals and families to gain access to community services and entitlements.

Gift wrapping volunteers needed

Somerville is once again holding its annual Christmas gift wrapping services at Casuarina Square, Palmerston Shopping Centre and the Gateway Shopping Centre in Palmerston.

We are looking for volunteers to help on the stalls.

Alternatively, you may wish to spare yourself the trouble of trying to secretly wrap your Christmas presents and have them wrapped for a small fee.

Life Skills Development Program Coordinator

The Life Skills Development Program Coordinator is to work closely with the service user, the Service Development Manager and Administrator, family / guardian and significant others (where required) to develop person centred programs to assist individuals to meet their identified social, recreational, leisure and life skills goals; and to provide community, centre and home based social, recreational, leisure and skills based activities for people with disabilities in Darwin, Howard Springs and Katherine.

Discovering a Passion for Art

StepOut Community Access Program in conjunction with Katherine Regional Arts (KRA) brokered an Arts program in the weeks leading up to the Royal Katherine Show.

KRA supports local artists and cultural development in the region. The program was established to give people with a disability the opportunity to express themselves through art under the guidance of an experienced artist.

The end goal is to have a painting they completed themselves.

Vicki O’Halloran appointed new Northern Territory Administrator

Vicki O’Halloran, our much beloved CEO is to become the next Administrator of the Northern Territory. What an amazing honour and how proud we are at Somerville of Vicki.

This however is testimony to Vicki’s terrific capacity and the deep respect in which the Northern Territory community holds her. She has excelled as a Territory leader who has dedicated her working life to the community services sector, relentlessly working to make each day better for people facing significant challenges.