My name is Brooke Lofts and I would like to tell you about my journey over the past twenty years My journey started at North Geelong High School in 1992
After I finished at Nelson Park School I went to Encompass Community Services and joined the Futures for Young Adults Program OSaaT
The Team from Futures This the Support Team from when I started at OSaaT in 2000
In between participating in the Futures Program I assisted in opportunity shops, a childcare centre, helped out in a restaurant and food cooperative. Encompassed in my Futures Program I was able to access training in Certificates I and 2 Work Education, Certificate 2 Hospitality and First Aid.
In 2002 I started working in my part-time job at Deakin University General Store Waurn Ponds campus.
Some of my duties are stock replenishing, merchandising and cleaning. I like working in the shop.
In 2007 I started work experience as a facing stock assistant at Safeway Bell Post Hill Geelong. In 2009 I commenced permanent part-time employment
I love travelling and over the past ten years I have been on a number of trips. I have been to America where I visited Universal Studio’s and Disneyland. I have recently visited New Zealand.
Off to a Flying Start. This is from my trip to New Zealand. This was pretty cool. Look at me flying!!!
Doing a bit a shopping Shopping in New Zealand with my friend Simone.
Some of New Zealand’s hotspots Rotorua with all its hot springs, hot mud pools and geysers.
Waiting for the bus to take us to….. Our next adventure
Riding in the cable car at Rotorua. It was fun taking us up the mountain.
Back home On the bus on my way back to the airport to fly home to Australia
I have also been on many day tours and respite trips with my OSaaT friends such as Philip Island, Queensland and Apollo Bay,
Feeding the birds in Apollo Bay There weren’t that many Rosellas about
There are many things I want to do in the future. I would like to travel to England, Tasmania and Thailand. One day I will visit these places My name is Brooke Lofts and I thank you for listening to my story.