Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions

Check out our news from Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions.

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|

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 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|

Jo learns life skills through dessert!

Jo learns life skills through dessert! Jo and her Support Worker 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 begin, she and her Support Worker [...]

By |2020-08-20T15:42:44+10:0020th August, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|

Jackson’s achieved his employment goals with MWLFS

Jackson's achieved his employment goals with Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions 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 feel comfortable in the workplace. On top [...]

By |2020-08-20T13:43:33+10:0020th August, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|

Roeshene has found meaningful employment with Sharkskin in Beresfield!

Roeshene has found meaningful employment with Sharkskin in Beresfield! Roeshene joined Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) Transition to Work (TtW) employment program with the goal to study and work part-time. Through TtW she learned skills to apply for jobs of interest, practiced interview skills and accessed additional training and experience. When she was job-ready, Roeshene was marketed to suitable employers and was successful in her application for a role at Sharkskin, a local business making wetsuits and other water sport apparel and clothing. Roeshene enjoys [...]

By |2020-07-20T14:31:19+10:0020th July, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|

Edward’s landed a lifelong career with MWLFS

Edward's landed a lifelong career with MWLFS Congratulations to Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions job seeker Edward (pictured), for obtaining employment with The Nextt Group, supporting people with disability both in their homes and out in the community. Edward began his journey towards employment with Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions first by enrolling in an ‘Essential Skills for Community Services’ course. He successfully completed the course, which helped to refresh his disability support skill set and also enabled him to gain his first aid certificate. After completing the [...]

By |2020-07-20T21:21:33+10:0014th July, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|

PaTH internship leaves Fred smiling after securing the job

PaTH internship leaves Fred smiling after securing the job A Youth Jobs PaTH internship in a local dentistry has resulted in a young Maitland resident, Fred (pictured), securing a job as a dental assistant. Fred always had an interest in dentistry, his mum having working as a dental assistant. However, he wasn’t quite sure what steps to take to follow in his mother’s footsteps. Little did he know, his Transition to Work provider, Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS), was already on the lookout for the right opportunity for [...]

By |2020-07-20T21:23:39+10:0030th June, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|

Online learning success with MWLFS and JobQuest

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and disruption to regular business, Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (MWLFS) recognised the importance of remaining proactive in the delivery of their services to job seekers. Working collaboratively, MWLFS and JobQuest adapted their classroom-delivered workshops into a format for successful online delivery, addressing the arising needs from changes in the workplace caused by COVID-19. MWLFS job seekers Sam, Mathew and Tina (pictured) joined JobQuest’s adapted online workshop, which aimed to prepare participants for video conferencing calls and online interviews, as they became the norm during the [...]

By |2020-06-30T12:37:16+10:0030th June, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|

Gabriel’s Job Search Success

Gabriel, a participant of Mai-Wel LabourForce Solution’s (MWLFS) Step Up program, recently joined the team at The Pure Water Specialist Rutherford just one week after losing his previous position due to the change in business ownership. With support and hands on assistance from his MWLFS Post Placement Support Worker, Rokia, and a positive, can-do attitude, Gabriel has overcome some challenges and learnt all of his required tasks in just a couple of shifts. Gabriel has met his employers’ expectations right away and has begun working three four-hour shifts each [...]

By |2020-07-13T11:40:33+10:0029th June, 2020|Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions, Working Life|
Go to Top