Ten Indigenous job seekers were congratulated this week for
graduating from the MatchWorks Deadly Yakka program in Bendigo. The
participants graduated from the four-week employment program on
December 7, which covered goal setting and personal development,
life skills for work, interview skills, presentation advice,
workplace expectations and job search skills; while also addressing
MatchWorks job seekers have helped create a community garden
which exhibits traditional and contemporary bush food plants at the
Melton Botanic Gardens. Job seekers worked alongside the Friends of
the Melton Botanic Gardens (FMBG) over six months to create the
Native Bush Foods Garden. They also revegetated the south bank of
Ryans Creek with indigenous plants.
Indigenous job seekers in Queensland have recently completed a
week-long MatchWorks Deadly Yakka program to assist them in finding
employment. The 15 program participants were congratulated and
presented with awards at a graduation ceremony held on Friday
December 2 at Pine Rivers Golf Club, Kurwongbah.
More than 90 Geelong region Karingal and St Laurence clients and
carers celebrated International Day of People with a Disability
with a trip to Melbourne City Football Club's clash against
Brisbane Roar at Melbourne's AAMI Park on Saturday.
Recent renovations to the North Shore Sports and Community Club
were unveiled today as part of a Work for the Dole (WFD)
Coordinator project. Job seekers were formally recognised for their
six-month commitment to the project at a celebratory event held at
Fun soccer activities and nutritional sessions have been built
into a specially-designed program to assist job seekers to find
employment. The City Pathways program - which started on October 12
- is a Melbourne City Football Club (MCFC) and MatchWorks
initiative that encourages job seekers to link wellness with
Karingal's newly appointed Board Chair Dr Irene Irvine, today
announced the acquisition of Employment Services Holdings (ESH)
Group, following successful negotiations and the completion of an
extensive due diligence process.
Since the announcement of the merger of Karingal and St Laurence
in August this year, both organisations have been working together
on transitioning across to a single organisation - Karingal St
MatchWorks has again launched its successful Deadly Yakka
program in Bendigo for Indigenous job seekers from the region.