Do you have a goal to build skills for work? Workplace learning may be the perfect opportunity for you. 

Workplace learning involves spending time in a local workplace and learning skills and gaining work experience by completing tasks and activities. It is the perfect opportunity to sharpen your skills, build confidence, gain real workplace knowledge and get firsthand experience on the job.

In our supported workplace learning you gain experience to not only learn new skills but also to learn if the job or industry is what you expected it to be and if it’s an area you would like to pursue for your career.

Available opportunities include:

We have a range of opportunities available with local businesses for you to learn at your own pace and complete workplace tasks while being supported by a Mai-Wel Support Worker.

Lorn Rose Farm

  • Learn skills and gain confidence on the flower farm
  • 15 hours per week
  • Tasks may include mulching, planting, harvesting flowers, cleaning buckets and works spaces, maintaining retail space and more!
  • What you’ll get out of this opportunity: horticulture experience, knowledge and skills in flowers and harvesting, experience working with a team, work outdoors

RSCPA NSW Rutherford Shelter

  • Learn skills and gain confidence to work in a diverse workplace
  • Opportunities:
    • Animal Attendant Assistant – 12 hours per week
      Tasks may include supporting animal attendance (with animal walking, cleaning, feeding, observing behaviours), cleaning tasks, water testing and administrative tasks.
    • Grounds Keeper – 4 hours per week
      Tasks may include grounds maintenance (including mowing, edging, pruning), green waste removal, weeding, mulching and general maintenance.
  • What you’ll get out of this opportunity: training and support to upskill in animal handling or grounds maintenance.

Would you like to know more?

Our Team are ready to chat you through the employment services we have on offer.

If you are not yet a participant at Mai-Wel, our helpful Intake team will assist you to onboard so you can take part in these exciting opportunities. This process may take several weeks, so we encourage you to express your interest as soon as possible.

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