Community Employment

Community Employment is designed to provide individuals with work experience and training opportunities within a community setting. The aim is to help people who have been unemployed to re-enter the active workforce with new skills, confidence and a fresh familiarity to a daily work routine.


There are currently six types of Community Employment roles

available within Sunflower Recycling:

  • Recycling General Operatives

  • Receptionists

  • Cleaners

  • Drivers

  • Driver Assistants

  • Green Keepers

All Community Employment employees are expected to participate in training and or education that will accentuate their employability while working in Sunflower Recycling.

Training includes learning new skills, refreshing skills to a higher level each training plan will be individually tailored.

Below is examples of the kind of training available:

  • Safe Pass

  • Manual Handling

  • Forklift Training

  • First Aid

  • Home Repair & Maintenance

  • Professional Cleaning Skills

  • Health & Safety Training

  • Horticulture

  • Computer Training

  • Security Skills

Please contact us for information on our current available vacancies.


Community Employment

is a part time job

for 19.5 hrs

per week.

You can take up additional part time employment

if you wish to.