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JumpStart Project – Job Opportunity

What is this all about?

SWAN have funding to create 10 or more short films.  They are designed to help young people with disability all over Australia move from high school to adult life.  The films will be shared on YouTube, social media and the SWAN website.

We will be employing 12 young people with disability to:

  • Decide what the films will be about
  • Write the scripts
  • Speak in front of the camera
  • Film the people speaking
  • Edit the films

These films will be part of SWAN’s JumpStart Project.  During the project, the JumpStart team will be trained in filmmaking, and will work in small teams to make the short films.


What kind of people is SWAN looking for?

SWAN wants all of the JumpStart team to be young people with disability aged 18 to 30 years.

You will need to be interested in film making, and willing to speak in front of a camera.

You will need to be able to work in a team to make decisions.

You will need to be able to work on a computer.

You will need to be able to travel to Busselton / Bunbury (if you don’t live here).


How much work will I get if I am accepted?

This is short-term, casual work.  You will be paid for at least 160 hours.  As a group we will decide how many hours are worked each week.


How much will I get paid if I am accepted?

$27.00 per hour plus superannuation.



We are really serious about accessibility.  Your co-workers at SWAN will work with you to make sure that you have what you need for your workplace to be accessible.  Feel free to ask us for more information.


When is the deadline for applications?

Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday 17th June 2022.


How can I apply?

Send an email or video / audio recording (of no longer than 5 minutes) to Kylie or Nick – their contact details are below.

They want to know your:

  1. Full name
  2. Address
  3. Phone number
  4. Email address
  5. Disability
  6. Accessibility needs
  7. A bit about you and your experiences. What advice you would like to give your younger self?
  8. Why you think you are right for this job.

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



Kylie Robinson
Phone: 0499 819 038

Nick Avery
Phone: 0476 315 694