The Bunbury Farmer’s Market is more than a great place to find an abundance of diverse and fresh food while also supporting local farmers. They are also an employer that embraces and promotes diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. To this end for over 6 years they have worked in partnership with Forrest Personnel, welcoming and providing opportunities for sustainable employment to local community members living with a health condition, disability or injury.
Since 2013 the Market has provided numerous job opportunities to Forrest Personnel participants. Among these individuals is Ryan Brennan, who has enjoyed meaningful and on-going employment serving as a Trolley Collector for over 6 years. During this time Ryan has proven himself to become a valued, long-term team member. According to Ryan, he enjoys that trolley collectors are often the first person that customers see as they arrive at the Market, which also includes meeting and greeting the occasional celebrity. He a hardworking, great team member who knows his role well and finds it interesting in daily meeting people from all walks of life and lots of different countries. On any given day he could be talking to people from different countries in Europe and Asia and from America and from all over Australia.
According to HR Administration, Kylie Savage, employees such as Ryan are appreciated daily as valued and important team members, they leave the first and last impression with our Guests. We are very lucky to have reliable, respectful and positive Trolley Staff always willing to go beyond their duties.
We value our close relationship with the Market’s managerial staff to identify job needs and provide suitable candidates to fill these roles and providing meaningful and on-going work to local Bunbury community members. We are also proud to support individuals like Ryan in finding work and becoming valued team members for local employers.