About Us

Work Opportunities is a Dunedin based community trust that support and explore employment opportunities for people who experience mental health. Our team of specialists work one on one with individuals for as long as required for no fee.

Some of the careers our clients are employed in:
• Registered Teacher
• Taxi Driver
• Security Guard
• Hospitality & Catering
• Retail
• Support Worker
• Cleaner
• Civil Engineer
• Registered Nurse
• Horticulture
• Library Assistant
• Mechanic
• Painter
• Bus Driver
• Printing
• IT


We can assist with the following and more:

  • CV and Cover Letters
  • Job Applications
  • Interview Skills
  • Mental Health discrimination- Knowing your rights
  • Strategies for managing health at work
  • Support when working
  • Advocacy
  • Further Study

Our Programmes

Our programmes include 1 on 1 coaching, Workplace Resilience Training and Discussion Groups including:

  • Mental health in the workplace
  • Fatigue Management
  • Healthy Lifestyle
  • How to advocate for yourself
  • Stress Reduction
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Communication in the workplace - Building Self Esteem
  • Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • Anxiety and Work
  • Work life balance

Upcoming programmes in 2022

Contact Us

If you would like to contact us feel free to call, email or complete the form below!

103 Melbourne Street
South Dunedin

PO Box 2375
South Dunedin
Dunedin 9044
(03) 455 4357

Special thanks to our funders