BNI Premium members hear insight from local employer and MWLFS job seeker

Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) is a proud member of BNI Premium, the Kurri-based branch of the internal business networking and referral organisation. Employment Consultant, Ally Meyn is the MWLFS representative who attends weekly meetings at Kurri Kurri TAFE.   At a recent meeting, Ally had the opportunity to give a presentation to BNI members about the services provided by MWLFS to job seekers and local business. Joining Ally was MWLFS job seeker, Geoff, and his employer Noel from Huntlee Academy.   With Ally, Geoff spoke about his time [...]

By |2020-05-15T14:21:18+10:0015th May, 2020|Other|

Codie secures dream job with KFC

Congratulations to Codie, a Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) job seeker success, for gaining employment at KFC Newcastle! Codie loves her role as a casual Dining Room Attendant. It is her absolute dream job! Codie’s duties extend beyond the dining room. She provides customer service in the busy restaurant and helps her colleagues in the kitchen by packing the fridges, making and packing boxes for orders. She works three shifts each week and is working towards learning new skills and increasing working hours in the future to [...]

By |2020-05-14T14:58:16+10:0014th May, 2020|Other|

Struggling to keep up with you scanning while working from home? Mai-Wel Enterprises can help!

Did you know Mai-Wel Enterprises can scan your business or personal documents for electronic archiving? Make accessing your business’ documents easier by sending them through to the team at Mai-Wel Enterprises to be scanned into a text-searchable PDF/A format. This allows for bulk uploads into digital record management systems. We can change the dreaded search for that ‘one particular line’ from a lengthy venture into the filing cabinet to an easy one-word computer search, without having to leave the comfort of your desk! The cherry on top? Mai-Wel Enterprises ALSO [...]

By |2020-05-12T10:43:05+10:0011th May, 2020|Other|

Ethan’s Step Up to KFC work experience

Since completing school in 2018, Ethan has been participating in Mai-Wel’s Step Up initiative to develop his employment skills and confidence for working life. With a goal of completing work experience at KFC, Ethan's Step Up supports included centre-based skill building activities, social and communication supports. After a year of hard work, Ethan began work experience at KFC in February 2020, working one morning a week for 12 weeks. This work experience opportunity has been great for Ethan showing that he is able to transfer the skills learnt [...]

By |2020-05-08T16:11:09+10:008th May, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Other, Working Life|

William’s Work Success at The Sign Place!

In November 2019, William, a participant of Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions Get Started and Step Up initiatives, gained employment as a cleaner and maintenance worker with The Sign Place, Maitland! William's job search with Mai-Wel commenced when he was referred by his teachers at Mount View High School to Mai-Wel's Cessnock-based Get Started. William attended Get Started for four hours each week during his school terms to develop his skills for employment and post-school activities. Get Started is Mai-Wel's innovative School to Work transition service designed specifically for Year [...]

By |2020-05-12T16:22:53+10:008th May, 2020|Other|

MWLFS staff take a virtual walk to Victoria as part of the isolation walking challenge

While working from home, the Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions Disability Employment Services (DES) and Transition to Work (TtW) teams from both Maitland and Cessnock offices have taken on a walking challenge with a goal of collectively walking the distance of Maitland to Sydney and back in only eight days. That’s a total of 330 kilometres! 26 staff members agreed to take on the walking challenge and after just one day, they had collectively walked to Hornsby. The original challenge just wasn't enough! The destination was quickly moved further south [...]

By |2020-05-04T17:46:08+10:004th May, 2020|Other|

Gaby Stays Creative at Home!

The Mai-Wel Creative Arts team have moved their face-to-face sessions into the digital age by using the video conferencing app Zoom! Using the Zoom platform has allowed participants to continue receiving one-on-one mentoring online, helping them to stay socially connected and creative from the comfort of their own home. Gabrielle (Gabby) is one Mai-Wel artist who has continued to thrive artistically during isolation with the support of Mai-Wel Creative Arts. Each week she attends an hour long, one-on-one Online Music Mentoring Session with her Music Mentor Dan, as well as [...]

By |2020-04-30T17:09:41+10:0030th April, 2020|Other|