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25 09, 2020

Attention Job Seekers: Mutual Obligations Update

2020-09-25T15:30:28+10:00

Attention Job Seekers: Mutual Obligations Update From Monday 28 September, mutual obligation requirements become mandatory for all job seekers, except if you are living in Victoria. We are here to support you through these changes. We understand that everyone’s needs and circumstances are different. Our doors  are open to help you for all activities and appointments. You can still talk to us on the phone, via email or online and, if [...]

Attention Job Seekers: Mutual Obligations Update2020-09-25T15:30:28+10:00
18 09, 2020

MWLFS job seekers gain green thumbs with new hands-on training opportunity

2020-09-18T12:34:28+10:00

Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) is putting on the gardening gloves as they pair up with Transformational Institute and Telarah Bowling Club to offer job seekers the opportunity to gain a Certificate II in Horticulture, with a First Aid Certificate incorporated in the mix. Many MWLFS job seekers have expressed an interest in areas such as land care, garden maintenance and plants in general. As the warmer months approach, opportunities for employment [...]

MWLFS job seekers gain green thumbs with new hands-on training opportunity2020-09-18T12:34:28+10:00
11 09, 2020

MWLFS team up with Atwea College for new training opportunity

2020-09-11T11:38:51+10:00

Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) job seekers have the opportunity to complete training with Atwea College to obtain a Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways – Hospitality Focus. In the training, job seekers practice preparing simple, healthy meal options while developing knowledge and skills to complete safe food handling processes within a commercial kitchen environment. The course covers all things health and wellbeing including making healthy food choices, how [...]

MWLFS team up with Atwea College for new training opportunity2020-09-11T11:38:51+10:00
4 09, 2020

Mature job seekers get tech savvy with MWLFS and JobQuest

2020-09-04T11:03:29+10:00

Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions has once again teamed up with JobQuest to present a new and exciting program aimed at helping mature job seekers to get tech savvy! At a time where communication and connection is happening more over the phone and online, the Savvy Seniors Federally Funded Program delivered by JobQuest aims to help older job seekers to gain the understanding and skills to access technology. The program is made possible [...]

Mature job seekers get tech savvy with MWLFS and JobQuest2020-09-04T11:03:29+10:00
28 08, 2020

Maddie and Zoe Gain Employment Right Off the Bat through MWLFS

2020-09-11T15:41:15+10:00

Mai-Wel's Step Up is a School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) initiative delivered to Year 12 school leavers with a disability to support their transition from school to employment. It is considered an ‘early intervention’ support, teaching necessary skills, increasing work capacity and alleviating barriers to employment by assisting participants at the earliest possible stage. These supports are designed to build a participant’s capacity to transition to employment using a Disability Employment [...]

Maddie and Zoe Gain Employment Right Off the Bat through MWLFS2020-09-11T15:41:15+10:00
21 08, 2020

Participants Get Started learning about COVID-19 safety

2020-08-21T15:13:25+10:00

After four months of virtual supports conducted with online video software, Zoom, Get Started participants have officially returned to face-to-face supports, but things are looking very different! During the virtual support period, Mai-Wel has spent time implementing changes to the way face-to-face supports are delivered in accordance with the COVID-19 rules and regulations to ensure participants and employees are safe. The timing made for a perfect opportunity to focus the first [...]

Participants Get Started learning about COVID-19 safety2020-08-21T15:13:25+10:00
20 08, 2020

Jo learns life skills through dessert!

2020-08-20T15:46:56+10:00

Jo recently took advantage of the Thrive Kitchen training space at Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions in Maitland to bake a delicious apple and cinnamon slice! Learning how to get around the kitchen and baking something yummy is great practice for building skills for both work and home life, particularly literacy and numeracy skills when following a recipe. Jo found a recipe for apple and cinnamon slice she wanted to make and to [...]

Jo learns life skills through dessert!2020-08-20T15:46:56+10:00
20 08, 2020

Jackson’s achieved his employment goals with MWLFS

2020-08-20T13:41:33+10:00

Congratulations to Jackson for gaining employment with Pizza Hut! Jacob was very excited to start his new job after not working for a while. He said, “I was lucky enough to get a job at Pizza Hut, where I was able to meet new people and gain experience within the customer service industry.” While working at Pizza Hut, Jacob has been able to develop skills and experiences that have helped him [...]

Jackson’s achieved his employment goals with MWLFS2020-08-20T13:41:33+10:00
19 08, 2020

Embracing change & making moves with the new Mai-Wel on Vincent, Cessnock

2020-08-19T11:15:00+10:00

2020 has been a big year for change. Lots of things are very different to how they were 12 months ago; social distancing and online support services have become part of everyday life while we learn how to navigate our community in this new world we live in. While not all change is comfortable, there is one big change that is having a positive impact on Mai-Wellians in Cessnock. Many people [...]

Embracing change & making moves with the new Mai-Wel on Vincent, Cessnock2020-08-19T11:15:00+10:00
18 08, 2020

Aaron’s On the Hunt For a Job in Real Estate!

2020-08-18T16:04:19+10:00

Since Aaron has commenced his job search with Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions in Cessnock, he has completed his Certificate IV in Property Services and obtained his Real Estate Agents Licence. In late 2019, Aaron participated in 3 months of work experience in a property management assistant role. During this time, he was responsible for a range of duties, including incoming and outgoing routine inspections of residential properties, managing reception and administration duties [...]

Aaron’s On the Hunt For a Job in Real Estate!2020-08-18T16:04:19+10:00
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