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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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Accor employment program benefits Indigenous job seekers

MatchWorks Indigenous job seekers Peter and Tristan are set to start their new jobs after completing an Accor Hotels Australia training program in Queensland.

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Restored caravan set to help homeless and disadvantaged

A vintage caravan has a new lease on life as a soup kitchen thanks to a dedicated group of Work for the Dole participants.

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Geelong job seeker relishes return to work

A workplace injury derailed Dean Masterson's life five years ago but the Geelong resident is back on track after a former employer gave him an opportunity to get back into work.

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Support helps Geelong employer grow

Geelong employer Steve Dew says his business has benefited from establishing an ongoing relationship with local employment services provider MatchWorks.
Steve's business Management, Maintenance and Development has employed 13 MatchWorks job seekers over the past eight months.

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Inspirational Mornington job seeker features at networking night

A packed house heard from inspirational Mornington job seeker Thomas at a Frankston Business Network event hosted by MatchWorks last night.

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Youth program graduate set to start apprenticeship

Indigenous job seeker Reagan Atkinson-Cumming has started a diesel mechanic apprenticeship after recently completing MatchWorks XLR8 Youth Program in Melton. The inspiring teenager has been supporting her family after her mother passed away four years ago.

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Work for the Dole participants revitalise church garden

South Melbourne community members have a rejuvenated garden to enjoy after a group of Work for the Dole participants completed an activity at St Peter and St Paul's Church.

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MatchWorks staff and job seekers enjoy boot camp

MatchWorks Queensland job seeker Jason Webster says engaging with employers, industry professionals and other job seekers at Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth's Job Seeker Boot Camp was a valuable experience.

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Geelong job seeker regains confidence after finding work

MatchWorks job seeker Lenny Peters was 15 years old when he became a paraplegic after losing his balance and falling 30 metres down a cliff-face at the beachside town of Barwon Heads. Now 49, Lenny has started a new job at Serco in Melbourne after he struggled to find work in Geelong when his previous employer in Warrnambool ceased business.

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