Manly Warringah Sea Eagles today hosted a special Community Day in partnership with Ability Options.
Ability Options support people who need assistance to achieve their goals and aspirations through in-home and every day activities, participating in the community, gaining work experience, employment and specialist allied health.
As a leader in the employment services sector, Ability Options place people in sustainable jobs via Federal Government initiatives including jobactive and Disability Employment Services (DES), Ability Options offer a range of recruitment service at no cost to employers.
With a network of more than 48 group homes and 25 offices across NSW, Ability Options recently opened a new Brookvale office in July 2015.
The Sea Eagles players joined guests from Ability Options National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) services and the employment division including jobactive and Disability Employment Services (DES) jobseekers.
Guests Participants had the chance to meet the players, have photos and get autographs, before enjoying a special lunch together.
Fred J P Van Steel, Chief Executive Officer at Ability Options said the event was a perfect opportunity to celebrate their community partnership with the Manly Sea Eagles.
“Our organisations have a strong synergy in community values and I know that our guests were all very excited about taking part in this special community day. They appreciated the opportunity to meet and spend some time with their favourite Manly players ’’ Mr Van Steel said.
Manly Sea Eagles CEO Joe Kelly welcomed the Ability Options guests and participants to Narrabeen.
“Ability Options participants have been attending and supporting the team at all of our matches through-out the season and we wanted to give them this special opportunity to meet and spend some time with our players and to thank them for their ongoing support,’’ Mr Kelly said.
“This event celebrates our partnership with Ability Options and is focused on the inclusion of all people within our community as well as the importance of good health and well-being.”