Recently we said goodbye to Melanie who completed her university work placement with us. It was great to have her, and she did some fantastic work. She had some nice things to say about us too!

"Hi, my name is Melanie, and I just finished a degree in Applied Public Health. In my final year, I was required to complete 200 hours of work placement, which I did with WPI. I was determined to finish my placement in an area that I would enjoy and was interested in. I didn’t completely understand what WPI was all about until I started, but I knew that they house women in need. Over time I have been inspired by the effort and commitment of the staff and the real difference it makes to women’s lives.

Not only have I enjoyed working in an organisation that is helping others, but I have also really enjoyed working with the women here as they are all dedicated to the mission and firmly believe in WPI's mission. I now want a career that helps people better their lives, hopefully in the area of homelessness. I have seen first-hand how rewarding the work is, even though there are struggles along the way."