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People with disability wanted to host NDIS info sessions

Are you a person with disability?

Do you have experience hosting information sessions and workshops?

Do you have an excellent understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)?

Register your interest with AFDO before 5pm on Friday February 26 for your chance to join a national team of NDIS workshop facilitators and help people all over Australia get the most from their NDIS plans.


What is this all about?

AFDO has funding to host 47 information sessions all over Australia and online between May and December in 2021. 

The workshop information and booklets are all ready to go - but AFDO need more people with disability all over Australia to host the workshops.

They are designed to help people with disability and families get the most out of their NDIS plans. 

They will be hosted by people with disability who are experts in the NDIS. 


What kind of people is AFDO looking for?  

AFDO wants all of the facilitators (hosts) to be people with disability. 

You should have a really good understanding of the NDIS. People at the workshops will ask them a lot of questions about how it works. 

It would be great if you had experience in things like public speaking and hosting workshops and information sessions. 

You will need to have or set up an ABN to get paid. 


How much work will I get if I am accepted? 

We haven't worked out all of the details just yet. It will depend on:

  • where you live
  • how much interest there is in your area
  • how much time you have
  • how many facilitators we have 


What will the workshops be about? 

The workshops will have advice for people with disability and families about:

  • how the NDIS works
  • what your options are
  • NDIS plans
  • how to get the most out of your plan. 


How will the workshops be delivered?

It will depend on how things are going with COVID. We want everyone to be as safe as possible. We will do face to face sessions when and where it is safe, but we will also host online forums (like Zoom) and share pre-recorded videos.



We are really serious about accessibility. Your colleagues at AFDO will work with you to make sure you have what you need so that your workplace is accessible, for both you and the people attending. This means if you need things like captioning, Auslan, alternative format documents, wheelchair accessible venues, and more - AFDO will provide them.

Feel free to ask us for more information. 


When is the deadline for applications?  

Applications close at 5pm on Friday February 26. 


How can I apply?

Email Jim or Steve - their details are below. 

They want to know your:

  1. Full name
  2. Address
  3. Phone number
  4. Email address
  5. Disability
  6. Accessibility requirements
  7. A bit about you and your experiences 
  8. Why you think you are right for this job

Please note: Everything you say will be treated as confidential (private).



AFDO Business Development Manager
Jim Valavanis
Telephone: 0456 003 767

AFDO Project Co-ordinator
Steve Schreck
Telephone: 0457 290 825


More information

Contact Jim or Steve (above), or visit the AFDO website