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About Us

MatchWorks has a long and successful history as an employment services provider focused on improving and enriching the lives of individuals through pathways to ongoing sustainable employment and providing effective recruitment solutions for employers.

MatchWorks delivers jobactive Employment Services and Disability Employment Services contracts on behalf of the Federal Government Department of Employment and Department of Social Services.  MatchWorks has Work for the Dole Coordinators in Victoria and provides WorkcoverSA and Job Placement services in South Australia.

MatchWorks has been successfully assisting job seekers to gain and sustain employment opportunities since 1998 and operates from 68 sites across Victoria, South Australia and Queensland.

At MatchWorks we value building relationships, working together with a large selection of employers to provide employment opportunities in the local area. With over 15 years' experience MatchWorks has developed strong networks and long lasting relationships with many employers from small, medium and large organisations, across a broad range of industries, within many communities.

MatchWorks has an ever growing database of over 50,000 employers across Victoria, South Australia and Queensland and is a member of the National Workforce Network (NWFN), a seamless and professional recruitment service for large employers operating across multiple markets within Australia.

Our services are at no cost to employers and registered job seekers.

The continued success for MatchWorks is credited to its staff and management. MatchWorks is a division of Karingal, a community services organisation providing a range of services for people with a disability or mental illness, older Australians and those who are disadvantaged.

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Latest News

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City Start begins with football and fun

Melbourne City FC through their charity City in the Community and local employment provider MatchWorks have teamed up again to help unemployed young, culturally and linguistically diverse men boost their confidence, change their lifestyle, and improve their chances of finding ongoing employment through new community initiative, City Start.

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MatchWorks seeks an Executive Director

We are recruiting exclusively for the role of Executive Director- MatchWorks. This is a vital, senior role for the organisation with a focus on realising business growth. 

 

 

 

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Sportability Employment Program is kicking goals

MatchWorks job seeker Ben Carbonaro has spoken on Melbourne radio about his experience with the Sportability employment program.

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A goldmine of opportunity for job seekers

The restoration of historic steam train locomotives has boosted tourist numbers to the old Central Victorian goldfields, and given MatchWorks job seekers new skills that will help them find jobs.

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Karingal executive recognises high achievers

The stand-out achievements of Karingal employee David Zerafa and achiever Ben Carbonaro were recognised at the recent Karingal AGM.

Karingal Chair Rod Payne and CEO Mike McKinstry personally congratulated David, Employee Award, and Ben, Achiever Award, in front of Karingal members and staff at the Geelong Football Club.

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Another year of progress

Karingal underwent a year of change and development, as the organisation welcomed a new CEO and farewelled long-serving chief Daryl Starkey.

Daryl's tenure with Karingal finished after 15 years, while new CEO Mike McKinstry took the reins in July.

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Barwarre Gardens launches stage 4

Stage 4 of Karingal's Barwarre Gardens Retirement Village was released to the public at an Open Day on Saturday 10 October.  The day was to coincide with the celebrating community theme of this year's Seniors Festival.

Members of the public enjoyed a free BBQ, Devonshire Tea and entertainment while strolling through the display homes and the impressive community centre that was opened last year.

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Big Night Out goes to Bollywood

The annual Karingal Big Night Out event united Karingal corporate business partners, staff, board members, Karingal participants, their family and friends in an all-inclusive celebration.

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Karingal supports GROW initiative

Community organisations, politicians and business leaders gathered at Karingal Kommercial to promote a new initiative which addresses community disadvantage in the G21 region.

Karingal was one of 19 organisations that signed the G21 Region Opportunities for Work (GROW) agreement which committed them to integrate the GROW philosophy into their own company's values and daily operations.

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Upcoming Events

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International Women's Day Come and Try Self Defence Thursday, 10 March, 2016, 10:30 AM Karingal, the City of Greater Geelong, Women with Disabilities Victoria Leadership Network Barwon and Wise Self Defence presents Come and Try Self Defence.
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