25 11, 2021

Skylah’s journey to employment with Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions

2021-11-25T15:31:47+11:00

Skylah’s journey to employment with Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions Skylah came to Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions with a goal to seek employment in the cleaning industry. After some hard work and perseverance, Skylah not only successfully gained her Certificate III in Cleaning Operations, but has secured part-time employment! Skylah told us a little bit about her journey to employment. “Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions offered me to take part in the Cleaning Operations course and supported [...]

Skylah’s journey to employment with Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions2021-11-25T15:31:47+11:00
11 11, 2021

Brad’s driven to be the first in his family to gain their L’s!

2021-11-11T16:22:46+11:00

Brad’s driven to be the first in his family to gain their L’s! Meet Brad, a participant of Mai-Wel’s Step Up program aimed at supporting people with disability to build their skills, capacity and confidence for work after leaving school. Brad entered the Step Up program with the goal to become the first person in his family to gain their driver’s licence! Currently Brad and his family rely on public transport, and [...]

Brad’s driven to be the first in his family to gain their L’s!2021-11-11T16:22:46+11:00
21 10, 2021

Walking for Wellbeing!

2021-10-21T21:15:14+11:00

Walking for Wellbeing! The Step Up Crew at Cessnock have been lacing up their sneakers once a week to go walking 1:1 with Support Worker Trish as part of their Fitness and Wellbeing program. Step Up is Mai-Wel LabourForce Solution’s pre-employment support program for young people with disability who are building skills for work after leaving school. The Fitness and Wellbeing program aims to help participants to get fit for work, promoting healthy [...]

Walking for Wellbeing!2021-10-21T21:15:14+11:00
18 10, 2021

Job Seekers are digging training opportunities with Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions

2021-10-18T15:55:22+11:00

Job Seekers are digging training opportunities with Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions Back in May of 2021, Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions was able to provide job seekers an opportunity to complete their Skid Steer (bobcat) and Excavation tickets with Signature Learning & Development! The training took place over three days in May out at Farley. During these three days, job seekers were given practical, hands-on opportunities to operate Earthmoving equipment. Obtaining their tickets in Skid Steer and [...]

Job Seekers are digging training opportunities with Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions2021-10-18T15:55:22+11:00
8 10, 2021

Dungog Students Get Started to Leap from School to Work!

2021-10-08T14:50:45+11:00

Dungog Students Get Started to Leap from School to Work! Mai-Wel’s High School transition to work service is coming to Dungog. Mai Wel’s Get Started is a unique program that assists students with disability in Year 11 and 12 to make a successful transition from school to work or other post-school vocational options of their choosing. Students attend tailored supports one day a week to gain training, mentoring and planned assistance [...]

Dungog Students Get Started to Leap from School to Work!2021-10-08T14:50:45+11:00
16 09, 2021

Liam is Seeking Work Experience in Graphic Design

2021-09-16T14:07:23+10:00

Liam is Seeking Work Experience in Graphic Design Meet Liam, a talented artist and aspiring graphic designer who is now looking for work experience in the industry! Liam has been practicing and extending his skills in design software, as well as developing his workplace readiness skills in communication, interview-practice and managing deadlines. In his spare time, Liam  fine tunes his skills, making artworks for musicians and assets for games. You [...]

Liam is Seeking Work Experience in Graphic Design2021-09-16T14:07:23+10:00
25 08, 2021

Order up! Bailey’s been cooking up a storm with Mai-Wel’s Transition to Work

2021-09-14T08:59:27+10:00

Order up! Bailey’s been cooking up a storm with Mai-Wel’s Transition to Work Mai-Wel’s Transition to Work employment program assists youth from 15-24 years of age transition from school to employment. Our staff help young job seekers break down the barriers to employment, by helping them discover and achieve their vocational goals. Meet Bailey, who began at Transition to Work with an interest in hospitality but wasn’t quite sure on the [...]

Order up! Bailey’s been cooking up a storm with Mai-Wel’s Transition to Work2021-09-14T08:59:27+10:00
3 08, 2021

Sarah’s turning her passion for youth work into employment

2021-08-03T10:49:03+10:00

Sarah’s turning her passion for youth work into employment Sarah has been building her qualifications and finding her passions while taking part in Mai-Wel LabourForce Solution’s Disability Employment Service at Cessnock. Sarah has been working on completing a range of qualifications to narrow down the vocation she would like to enter into long-term. Sarah has completed a Certificate IV in Community Services. In order to gain this Certificate, Sarah completed work experience [...]

Sarah’s turning her passion for youth work into employment2021-08-03T10:49:03+10:00
27 07, 2021

Michael’s Recipe for Success with Step Up!

2021-07-27T22:18:15+10:00

Michael’s Recipe for Success with Step Up! Michael takes part in Mai-Wel’s Step Up program, where people with disability are supported to build skills, capacity and confidence for work after leaving school. During his time with Step Up, Michael has been completing a number of training programs and experiences to prepare him for work in the hospitality industry. With a combination of supportive on-site practical experiences, vocational qualifications, theory and work [...]

Michael’s Recipe for Success with Step Up!2021-07-27T22:18:15+10:00
16 06, 2021

Step Up head out to gardens and golf

2021-06-16T14:34:19+10:00

Step Up head out to gardens and golf Mai-Wel’s Step Up Social and Communication Group went for a visit to the Hunter Valley Gardens and got to take part in Aqua and Putt Putt Golf. The Social and Communication Group members all share the same goals; to build confidence and social skills while developing their stamina and endurance in a relaxed, social setting. Communication is a fundamental employability skill for any industry [...]

Step Up head out to gardens and golf2021-06-16T14:34:19+10:00
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