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

MWLFS job seekers gain green thumbs with new hands-on training opportunity 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 in garden maintenance are on [...]

By |2020-09-18T13:03:03+10:0018th September, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|

George’s day out with Mai-Wel’s Community Living

George’s day out with Mai-Wel’s Community Living George is a participant of Mai-Wel’s Community Living, receiving assistance with house duties and  support to attend his appointments. Each Saturday afternoon is set aside to get out into the community and have some fun. In preparation for his picnic at John Tucker Park, George and his support worker spent the week prior planning their Saturday afternoon. He was encouraged to think about what he would have to pack for the outing at John Tucker Park at Paterson. At the [...]

By |2020-09-14T10:46:03+10:0014th September, 2020|Community Living|

MWLFS team up with Atwea College for new training opportunity

MWLFS team up with Atwea College to build skills for work 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 to buy goods on sale [...]

By |2020-09-11T11:15:13+10:0011th September, 2020|Other|

Peter’s debut rock album, ‘Fight 4 Life’

Peter's debut rock album, 'Fight 4 Life’ Peter, a songwriter from Lochinvar who participates in Mai-Wel’s Creative Arts program in Maitland, has just released his debut rock album Fight 4 Life! Fight 4 Life is a story of human realities, both good and bad. It was recorded at the The Hub, Maitland during 1:1 music sessions with Creative Mentor, Ricky. Peter uses music as his escape and has written on many topics and in many genres. He has overcome all obstacles to be in a far better [...]

By |2020-09-04T15:10:23+10:004th September, 2020|Creative Arts, Lifestyle and Leisure|

Mature job seekers get tech savvy with MWLFS and JobQuest

Mature job seekers get tech savvy with MWLFS and JobQuest Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) 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 by funding allocated to help [...]

By |2020-09-04T11:04:31+10:004th September, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|

Participants create cards and connections at The Hub!

Participants create cards and connections at The Hub! Participants of Life FUNdamentals at The Hub Maitland have embraced a new activity, Cards and Connection, to create some beautiful individually designed handmade cards. The group created a stock of cards to use for future events and occasions, as well as some cards to send off to some special people in their lives. Cards and Connection was an activity delivered over four weeks in July. It was one of the first activities on offer at The Hub when the [...]

Maddie and Zoe Gain Employment Right Off the Bat through MWLFS

Maddie and Zoe Gain Employment Right Off the Bat through MWLFS 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 Service (DES). Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions’ [...]

By |2020-08-28T15:31:51+10:0028th August, 2020|Other|

Alfabs production team smash shift best performance record

Alfabs production team smash shift best performance record Mai-Wel Enterprises team of supported employees have been working with Alfabs Engineering Group for some time to meet their production needs. Recently the team of supported employees, Alex, Paul, Zac, Adam, Bobby, Anthony and Dean smashed a new ‘shift best’ by producing over 2,000 completed products, beating the previous shift best of 1,810 and shift average of 1,100. To celebrate the team's incredible production, Alfabs awarded certificates of achievement to the shift operators and thanked the [...]

By |2020-08-28T10:04:57+10:0028th August, 2020|Other|

Mai-Wel’s Creative Arts presents ‘Change’ Virtual Showcase 2020!

Mai-Wel’s Creative Arts presents ‘Change’ Virtual Showcase 2020! Nothing stops the creativity flowing at Mai-Wel Creative Arts! While in-person exhibits and performances are on hold with the current changes to supports and daily life that have come from COVID-19, Maitland, Cessnock and distance Creative Arts participants have been busily working to pull together a showcase of music, creative writing and visual arts that respond to the theme 'change'! The Change Virtual Showcase ’20 is an opportunity for Creative Arts participants to exhibit a variety [...]

By |2020-08-21T16:21:49+10:0021st August, 2020|Other|

Participants Get Started learning about COVID-19 safety

Participants Get Started learning about COVID-19 safety 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 session back on Health and Safety within the workplace [...]

By |2020-08-21T15:19:06+10:0021st August, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|
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