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15 01, 2021

Congratulations Ally! Maitland Young Citizen of the Year Nominee

2021-01-15T16:10:57+11:00

Meet Ally, a member of our Mai-Wel Labourforce Solutions (MWLFS) Business Development (BD) team, who has received a nomination for Maitland Young Citizen of the Year! This award is given to showcase a member of the community under the age of 25 who has contributed to the advancement or wellbeing of Maitland, and at age 24, Ally’s nomination stems from both her personal and professional dedication to our community. As President [...]

Congratulations Ally! Maitland Young Citizen of the Year Nominee2021-01-15T16:10:57+11:00
15 01, 2021

Jennifer’s confidence has grown with new employment opportunity

2021-01-15T13:55:07+11:00

Meet Jennifer, another MWLFS success story, who is thrilled to have obtained employment at 63 years of age as a sewing assistant! Jennifer was a job seeker with MWLFS Disability Employment Services (DES) and was initially unsure if she would be able to gain employment. However, her Case Manager helped Jennifer believe that gaining employment was possible and helped prepare her to go for the role of sewing assistant. When Jennifer [...]

Jennifer’s confidence has grown with new employment opportunity2021-01-15T13:55:07+11:00
12 01, 2021

Cheyenne breaks into the Real Estate industry with help from Transition to Work

2021-01-12T15:44:09+11:00

Cheyenne commenced MWLFS Transition to Work (TtW) program in 2020 when her employment hours were reduced due to COVID-19. With TtW, Cheyenne met with a Youth Support Mentor, who worked with her to identify  her employment goals. When Cheyenne expressed an interest in working in the Real Estate industry, her Youth Support Mentor liaised with Mai-Wel’s Business Development Team who connected Cheyenne with CSBM Real Estate. CSBM Real [...]

Cheyenne breaks into the Real Estate industry with help from Transition to Work2021-01-12T15:44:09+11:00
22 12, 2020

Participants practice work skills in the pop up café as part of Cert II in Foundation Skills

2020-12-22T18:32:32+11:00

Participants practice work skills in the pop up café as part of Cert II in Foundation Skills MWLFS has once again joined with JobQuest to deliver a highly requested training program for job seekers which will enable them to earn their Certificate II in Foundation Skills. This certificate is equivalent to gaining a Year 10 Certificate, and aims to build skills for employment and education. In this instance, the [...]

Participants practice work skills in the pop up café as part of Cert II in Foundation Skills2020-12-22T18:32:32+11:00
21 12, 2020

Rebecca’s building capacity for work with MWLFS

2020-12-23T12:12:58+11:00

Rebecca’s building capacity for work with MWLFS Meet Rebecca, one of Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions’ (MWLFS) job seekers who has been building her capacity for work with in-home supports every Wednesday and via Zoom during the COVID-19 lockdown. Rebecca has successfully completed a Foundation Skills Course with TAFE NSW online using the platform OTEN. This was particularly impressive as Rebecca completed the entire course during lockdown at home and via [...]

Rebecca’s building capacity for work with MWLFS2020-12-23T12:12:58+11:00
21 12, 2020

Lesley’s landed the job of her dreams with assistance from MWLFS

2020-12-23T14:28:37+11:00

A big congratulations to Lesley, who has landed the job of her dream as casual Leisure and Lifestyle officer at RFBI Residential Aged Care in Kurri Kurri! Since commencing with Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) in January 2018, Lesley identified that working in a Lifestyle and Leisure role was the career goal she wished to achieve. To begin working towards this goal, Lesley completed a Certificate III in Individual Support – Aged [...]

Lesley’s landed the job of her dreams with assistance from MWLFS2020-12-23T14:28:37+11:00
21 12, 2020

Joshua’s job search success!

2021-01-07T16:27:40+11:00

Joshua is a participant at Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) Disability Employment Services (DES) Cessnock and has already achieved great things on his employment journey, having gained an internship as a Kitchen Hand at local café, Quick Bites! Joshua’s Case Manager Lucinda supported Joshua to seek employment and focus on what the future can hold with hard work and determination. The Business Development Team quickly and efficiently organised an internship with Quick [...]

Joshua’s job search success!2021-01-07T16:27:40+11:00
21 12, 2020

Sara turns work trial into employment at Quick Bites Café!

2020-12-23T10:50:28+11:00

Sara turns work trial into employment at Quick Bites Café! Meet Sara, another Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) success story. She has recently been offered a job at Quick Bites Café in Cessnock! Sara started attending MWLFS’ Disability Employment Services (DES) in Cessnock in July of 2020. Since commencing the program, Sara has participated in one-on-one and group activities to help kickstart the search for meaningful employment. During this time, [...]

Sara turns work trial into employment at Quick Bites Café!2020-12-23T10:50:28+11:00
21 12, 2020

Amie steering the way to her employment success!

2020-12-23T09:46:09+11:00

Amie steering the way to her employment success! Congratulations to Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions participant Amie, who has gained employment as a Medium Rigid (MR) Driver for BIC Logistics Thornton within one month of gaining her MR License! Amie’s interest in truck driving came from her father, who worked in the mechanical and transportation industries and passed his knowledge and experience down to Amie throughout the years. With MWLFS, Amie [...]

Amie steering the way to her employment success!2020-12-23T09:46:09+11:00
21 12, 2020

Step Up participants learn to stay safe in the kitchen with COVID-19 infection control course

2020-12-23T13:03:59+11:00

Step Up participants learn to stay safe in the kitchen with COVID-19 infection control course Throughout November, participants accessing Step Up using their School Leaver Employment Supports NDIS funding have been working on completing a COVID-19 infection control course. The course details how to stay safe, clean and healthy in a kitchen environment as well as out in the community. Participants learnt how to store food, prevent [...]

Step Up participants learn to stay safe in the kitchen with COVID-19 infection control course2020-12-23T13:03:59+11:00
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