Lend a Hand helps individuals, communities & organisations

We help individuals and the wider community achieve positive outcomes that they couldn’t without a lending hand.
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The Concept


We bring together skilled trades people and the enthusiasm of participants. Together we run projects that allow people to learn and gain valuable experience whilst making a difference to the community.

As an employer you can benefit from the skills our participants bring to your business. Build your company’s corporate social responsibility and discover great talent! Help change the lives of participants and their families.

Need a Hand?

Have you got work that you can’t do yourself and / or cannot afford to pay someone else to do?

Give us a call we may be able to help! 1300 366 015

From our blog

Helping you Gain Fulfilling & Sustainable Employment Training Workshop – 1st & 2nd November 2017

Some photos taken from our workshop on the 1st and 2nd November with Limitlessminds Coaching and Training. All job seekers in attendance learnt a lot of valuable skills including how to write a resume/cover letter

Event – Helping you Gain Fulfilling & Sustainable Employment

Are you fed up with contacting employers without getting a response? Would you like to learn key methods and skills when job searching? How about gain more confidence when attending job interviews? WHAT

What’s Growing in our Garden?

Board Beans Finally! Our poppies, cauliflowers, broad beans, rocket, pansy's and my favourite flower cosmos.  And the bees are loving it. There has been lots of parsnips which funnily enough some folks

What's Happening in the Patch?

Camellia japonica 'Royal Velvet' LOTS we have been really busy doing things and our community garden is really coming along that is why we haven’t blogged for a while.  We are so lucky to have

The Frog Blog

I didn’t think anything exciting would happen this week, but how wrong could I have been.  We have a very wet patch, where frogs live.  Most days after lunch we hear the croaking.  Well today,

Lend-A-Hand Community Vegetable Garden – Update III

Our Fence Two panels installed only twelve more to go! We would have got another couple installed but the wet weather defeated us.  It started raining just as we set up again after lunch and

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Lend-A-Hand Community Vegetable Garden – Update II

Things are starting to grow!!! Wednesday was a lovely sunny day with a very bracing morning.  The very exciting news is that the broad beans have started to sprout and the radish seeds in

Lend-A-Hand Community Vegetable Garden – Update!

Our Ditch FINALLY we have finished digging THE trench. Our spirits we starting to flag as digging constantly is hard work as we had finished the easy part and now had to return to

Recent projects


GWS Anderson Scout Camp

GWS Scout Camp Update 20/2/16 Provider: Job Prospects Supervisor: John Tyson It has been a great pleasure to undertake this project, work carried out so far... Replaced handrails to chalet Remove old retaining wall

Install hand rails to steps leading to lower garden area.

UYCH MT Evelyn

UYCH MT Evelyn - A project by Lend a Hand Take a look at the image gallery below and see what was involved. Retain current sand pit, remove treated pine retaining timber and rebuilt a


Lend a Hand and UYCH

Lend a Hand is a not-for-profit (NFP) organisation that provides opportunities for unemployed people to build strong community partnerships by undertaking projects in their community to benefit their community. Recently UYCH and Lend a Hand embarked