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Employment Pathways

Yumaro is the leading provider of employment for people with a disability in our region. Not only does Yumaro have the greatest range of genuine employment placement options for participants, but we have over 40 years’ experience. Currently we support over 100 people with a disability in meaningful ongoing employment.

If you are just starting to explore employment options or are looking to make an employment change, then your first step will be to meet with our Employment Pathways Team.

Yumaro’s Employment Pathways service provides a highly person-centred approach to employment supports and services. Our team will work with you to understand your interests, strengths, and support needs. We will then match and support you to an exciting employment opportunity!

Yumaro provides an extensive range of employment pathway opportunities ranging from Social Enterprise employment to placement within local businesses. Maybe you would like to start your own micro business? Yumaro can provide you the supports you need to get you started.

Yumaro’s Learning Centre offer a range of tailored skill development programs to ensure you are prepared and ready to succeed in your new job.”

Social Enterprise Employment

Yumaro operate a range of innovative Social Enterprises that employ staff with and without a disability. For staff with a disability, professional support workers are always onsite to assist you to succeed.

Yumaro is a ‘soft entry to the workforce’. While Yumaros Social Enterprises are competitive commercial businesses, ultimately, we prioritise the success of our employees. Our business model is designed around providing supports and training to employees to ensure they succeed.

Some of the different career opportunities for workers to choose from Yumaro are listed below:

Yumaro Paper & Cardboard

Employees in Yumaro Paper & Cardboard pick-up commercial cardboard and office paper from local businesses. Yumaro is an agent for Orora and Visy, we help the local environment by processing large quantities of cardboard.

Survey Pegs

Our survey pegs are used across commercial and residential building/ projects by a number of construction companies and local councils.

Yumaro Document Destruction

Yumaro offers a confidential document shredding service for sensitive material.

Yumaro Nursery & Garden Centre

Yumaro owns a nursery in Ulladulla. It is a wholesale and retail nursery supplying plants from Wollongong to Narooma. The nursery produces high quality native and exotic plants for landscape, commercial and domestic use.

Yumaro Cleaning Cloths

Yumaro manufactures high quality cleaning cloths for sales state-wide through major retail chains such as Bunnings.

Yumaro Grounds Maintenance

Employees take great pride in maintaining the lawns and gardens of local business and residential properties.

Yumaro Textiles

Yumaro has a textile division which produces a variety of products for companies such as Bluescope, Flagstaff, Woolworths, Ensign and the Eurobodalla Shire Council. We also offer an embroidery service for business and sporting uniforms.

Yumaro Administration & Customer Service

Employees work behind the scenes in on databases, photography, social media, as safety officers, up front on the Yumaro reception desk and more.

Screen Printing

Our screen printing is a custom service used by local businesses such as Signature Oysters.


Yumaro can supply filled sandbags for construction and emergency use in both the Eurobodalla and Southern Shoalhaven regions.

School Leaver Employment Support

Set your working life on the right path with Yumaros school leaver employment supports program.

Our program doesn’t just include job search and skills training like many others, it includes the chance to get actual work experience in our one of innovative social enterprises like the Yumaro Cleaning Cloths, the Yumaro Nursery and Garden Centre or Yumaro Cardboard and Plastics. We can also assist to set up work experience and ongoing employment in local businesses or as your own boss in a micro business.

We firmly believe that there is no better training for work than really working!





How Yumaro supports your employment:

Work Readiness Programs

When it comes to building skills to succeed at work, everybody’s needs are a little different. Yumaros has a learning centre that specialises in designing and delivering fun and engaging programs that are targeted to an individual’s specific skill needs. Some of Yumaros work readiness programs include:

Open Employment and Volunteering

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Yumaro can assist you to gain employment or volunteer work. We have an extensive network of local employers with the skills and experience in supporting people with disabilities to succeed at work.

We understand everyone is different! We customise a program to help you achieve your career goals by enabling you to mix and match any of the services to fulfill your career goals.  

Micro Business - Be your own boss!

Looking to start your own small business? Did you know that the NDIS can help? Yumaro’s Employment Pathways team will work with you to determine how the NDIS can get your small business idea moving, and guide you through all the steps of starting and running a small / micro business. ”

Job Requirements Survey

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Other NDIS supports for an independent life

Our participants enjoy may supports that complement their work such as friendship dinner programs, trips away to the football, movies, tenpin bowling, bushwalking, learning to drive, living skills programs, art and craft as well as support to live at home and access the community.

Meet the Team:

If you would like to discuss how Yumaro can assist with employment, please contact our team:

Contact Us

6-8 Shelley Road
Moruya Industrial Estate
Moruya NSW 2537

157 Warden St
Ulladulla NSW 2539

02 4474 3336

02 4474 0739