Clarkeville Art and Flower Shop is a fully operational flower shop which is open to the public and provides a day service.
It is situated in Palmerstown village. Clarkeville Art and Flower Shop is open six days a week. It provides a day service for full-time and part-time day attenders, Monday to Friday from 9am to 4.30pm.
Clarkeville Art and Flower Shop provides flowers for all events and occasions -weddings, funeral / sympathy flowers, birthdays, anniversaries, Mother's Day, Christmas, Easter, Debs wrist corsages, etc. Day attenders are involved in all aspects of the flower shop, including assisting with flower conditioning, making flower bouquets / arrangements, floral tributes and wedding flowers, interacting with customers and providing customer service, using the till and VISA machine and being aware of health and safety in the workplace and in a personal capacity. Staff strive to find motivating ways to encourage day attenders to participate and have a meaningful involvement in all aspects of the programme on offer.
Service users are encouraged to develop and set individual goals and take part in physical, social and community activities. Day attenders can be referred to the job advocate support service (JASS) wait-list for work experience both internally within the organisation and externally. Service users are also offered a range of training modules that they can choose to participate in.