Jacob Matthew

Project Worker
Scope Australia

Jacob Matthew is a qualified Access Consultant who also works for Scope Australia in it’s Communication and Inclusion Resource Centre. Jacob has a strong passion for advocating for a fair and equitable community for people who live with a disability. Recently, he has been working as a project worker on the “Building Employer Confidence to Recruit and Retrain Employees with Communication Difficulties or Low Literacy”. Scope have partnered with Thriving Communities Partnership to deliver this Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Project funded by the Department of Social Services. Jacob is passionate about advocating for access and inclusion for all people with disabilities, especially with communication difficulties or low literacy. From his own personal experiences, Jacob understands that is challenging for people with disabilities to find and retain meaningful employment and is passionate about this topic.