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15 04, 2021

Nadine’s taken the first steps towards open employment

2021-04-15T14:16:33+10:00

Nadine’s taken the first steps towards open employment Meet Nadine, an attendee of Mai-Wel’s Step Up, who was very excited to recently complete her first course. Nadine was supported by Step Up, which she engages in using her NDIS funding for 1:1 supports, to complete an online Vocational Pathways course. With the help of her Support Worker Lisa to assist with reading and writing, Nadine was able to learn all about [...]

Nadine’s taken the first steps towards open employment2021-04-15T14:16:33+10:00
15 04, 2021

Sharon is getting ready for the hospitality world with work experience!

2021-04-15T13:42:02+10:00

Sharon is getting ready for the hospitality world with work experience! Once again, St Joseph’s College have teamed up with Mai-Wel’s Step Up to provide Sharon with some experience in the hospitality industry by helping out in the school’s canteen. Sharon started work experience at St Joseph’s College canteen at the start of 2021, when Term 1 commenced, where she will continue to attend every Thursday for some time. Along with attending Step Up [...]

Sharon is getting ready for the hospitality world with work experience!2021-04-15T13:42:02+10:00
8 04, 2021

Aimie’s experiencing the world of work with Step Up!

2021-04-08T11:46:06+10:00

Aimie’s experiencing the world of work with Step Up! Aimie is currently completing work experience at Rashays, Stockland Greenhills, as part of Mai-Wel’s Step Up program. Step Up is a program that is available for people with a disability to build their work capacity in order to gain open employment in the future. For Aimie, who has worked in an Australian Disability Enterprise since 2008, her NDIS funding to access capacity building supports has [...]

Aimie’s experiencing the world of work with Step Up!2021-04-08T11:46:06+10:00
23 03, 2021

Ethan is discovering what options await him post-school with Get Started

2021-03-23T15:19:14+11:00

Ethan is discovering what options await him post-school with Get Started Ethan has been taking part in the Get Started program at Mai-Wel on Vincent in Cessnock for some time now and is enjoying preparing for the world of work while he’s still finishing up school. Get Started is an in innovative program only available with Mai-Wel. With Get Started, students in Year 10, 11 and 12 are able to start preparing for [...]

Ethan is discovering what options await him post-school with Get Started2021-03-23T15:19:14+11:00
23 03, 2021

Danielle’s gets experience for work with Quick Bites Café!

2021-03-30T09:42:15+11:00

Danielle’s gets experience for work with Quick Bites Café! Once again Quick Bites Cafe has teamed up with Mai-Wel to provide one of our School Leaver Employment Supports participants with a work experience opportunity! Meet Danielle, a participant of Mai-Wel’s Step Up program, which she accesses using her School Leaver Employment Supports funding. The Step Up initiative is delivered to Year 12 school leavers with a disability to support their transition from school to employment. The [...]

Danielle’s gets experience for work with Quick Bites Café!2021-03-30T09:42:15+11:00
18 03, 2021

Montana’s getting a taste for the hospitality industry during work experience at AJ’s Café!

2021-03-26T14:12:06+11:00

Montana’s getting a taste for the hospitality industry during work experience at AJ’s Café! Two weeks ago, Montana started her first day of work experience at AJ’s Café in Huntlee. She’s been  spending 2 hours per week at the busy café, learning to serve customers and building her customer relationship skills. Her duties include making coffees and other drinks, preparing small meals, delivering food, maintaining high standards of personal hygiene [...]

Montana’s getting a taste for the hospitality industry during work experience at AJ’s Café!2021-03-26T14:12:06+11:00
18 03, 2021

Life is looking great for Dylan!

2021-04-01T12:26:36+11:00

Life is looking great for Dylan! Meet Dylan, a Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions Disability Employment Services (DES) success story and generally awesome Aussie bloke, who has been smashing goals in all aspects of his life! In the matter of a week, Dylan not only got to get out and have a whole load of fun at Mulletfest Kurri Kurri, he  also gained his dream job of driving trucks with BIC Logistics and welcomed his first child [...]

Life is looking great for Dylan!2021-04-01T12:26:36+11:00
18 03, 2021

New qualifications are opening doors into the labour market for Nazri

2021-04-01T11:22:36+11:00

New qualifications are opening doors into the labour market for Nazri Meet Nazri, a job seeker from Mai-Wel’s Disability Employment Services (DES) in Cessnock who has recently completed his Certificate III in Warehousing, opening the door to a number of employment opportunities. With DES, Nazri was encouraged to enrol in a Certificate III in Warehousing, through which he was able to gain a number of other certifications including a Forklift licence, working [...]

New qualifications are opening doors into the labour market for Nazri2021-04-01T11:22:36+11:00
18 03, 2021

Jacob’s qualified and ready to work

2021-03-26T13:28:41+11:00

Jacob is qualified and ready to work Jacob, a job seeker with Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions Disability Employment Services Cessnock has earned his Certificate III in Warehousing, opening up a range of new job opportunities for him! Jacob was able to complete his Certificate III by attending Licenses 4 Work at Rutherford two days a week. This qualification will allow Jacob to get a job in the warehousing industry, an area he has always [...]

Jacob’s qualified and ready to work2021-03-26T13:28:41+11:00
9 03, 2021

Sam finds the right job for him at his local club!

2021-03-15T10:42:05+11:00

Sam finds the right job for him at his local club! Sam is a participant of Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions Disability Employment Services in Cessnock and is absolutely smashing it in his job at the East Cessnock Bowling Club! Sam has learnt to live with vision impairment after being born blind. Most of the time Sam uses a cane, however he is learning to become even more independent with day-to-day activities [...]

Sam finds the right job for him at his local club!2021-03-15T10:42:05+11:00
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