Tag: Community Support

A helping hand for the homeless

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Many job seekers are part of the 8200* Australians sleeping rough every night. That’s why we’re supporting key organisations that deliver much needed respite to homeless people through our MatchWorks in the Community grant program.   Homeless people face numerous challenges when it comes to finding and keeping a job. The stigma associated with being homeless…

Support for local cafes impacted by lockdowns

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Some of our valued hospitality clients across metropolitan Melbourne have been given a helping hand through our ‘MatchWorks in the Community’ grant program. Lockdown 5.0 has been incredibly challenging for the Victorian hospitality industry, especially across Metro Melbourne. Many café’s and restaurants continue to adapt their operations in a bid to survive. Yet this fifth…

MatchWorks provides flood relief to junior rugby club

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The recent floods in the Hawkesbury-Nepean River region of western Sydney were the worst experienced in 30 years. Flooding peaked at a staggering 12.9 metres and many houses were underwater. The impact on the community was devastating. With MatchWorks team members directly affected, our local team was compelled to make a positive contribution to a…

Giving back to our community – Mary Mac’s Place

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Today, MatchWorks is proud to launch a new community program to assist in the economic and social recovery of the communities we work within. 2020 was an incredibly challenging year for Australians – it was a year we faced bushfires, floods and of course, a global pandemic that changed the way we lived our lives….

Wishing you a safe and happy end to 2020

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In a challenging year, we thank you for supporting MatchWorks and helping us to change lives through employment. We wish you all the best for a prosperous 2021. MatchWorks offices will close at 2pm local time on Thursday 24 December 2020 and reopen on Monday 4 January 2021. If you or someone you know needs…