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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does the program go for and what are the hours each day?

The program runs for three (3) weeks from 9.30am to 3.00pm each day.

Will participating in the program affect my Centrelink payments?

Participating in the program will not affect your Centrelink payment. If you are not able to participate you will need to speak to your Job Active.

What happens when I dont complete the program, can I participate again?

This depends on why you did not complete the program and will need to be discussed with your Job Active.

Does my Job Active pay for me to participate?

Yes, your Job Active will need to give approval for you to participate

Whats included in the program, do I get assistance?

Your Job Active can provide support for you to attend. Matera Foundation will also provide support e.g. smart rider card

What types of jobs do you have?

We are currently working in the following areas to secure employment outcomes; retail, hospitality, age care, waste management, utilities (cleaning, labour) and warehouse and distribution.