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Success at last for Donna – The Mercury

Read a success story about a Jobfind job seeker, Donna Nicolle-Foley, featured in the Mercury on 21 July 2014.

Donna Nicolle-Foley now manages the Lifeline tip shop at Spreyton. Here she works with volunteers Malcolm Oldham, Ben Carson and Terrie-Lee Williams. Picture: Chris Kidd
Donna Nicolle-Foley now manages the Lifeline tip shop at Spreyton. Here she works with volunteers Malcolm Oldham, Ben Carson and Terrie-Lee Williams. Picture: Chris Kidd

By Helen Kempton

From long-term unemployed to a supervisor managing a team in a popular op-shop, Donna Nicolle-Foley has come a long way.

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Training program sees long term unemployed get jobs – NewsMail

To help fulfil the demand for aged care workers in the Bundaberg region, an initiative created by Jobfind in partnership with RSL Care, has enabled eight job seekers to train, become qualified and gain real life experience with the ultimate outcome of employment.

A number of long term unemployed have found jobs after completing a six-month course in aged care.
A number of long term unemployed have found jobs after completing a six-month course in aged care.

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Salvos job a huge thrill – Fairfield City Champion

Read below an article published in the Fairfield City Champion about Sophark, who gained new skills during a Work for the Dole placement with the Canley Heights Salvos Store, and has now gained employment at the store. 


 

Persistence pays off: Sophark Khim is thrilled to secure employment at the Salvos Store in Canley Heights. Picture: Simon Bennett
Persistence pays off: Sophark Khim is thrilled to secure employment at the Salvos Store in Canley Heights. Picture: Simon Bennett.
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Unemployed work restoring Nobbys headland – Newcastle Herald

Read about how Jobfind job seekers are working on restoring Nobbys headland in the following article, published in the Newcastle Herald on 29 June 2014.


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Spruce Up: The cottages at Nobbys headland.

JOB seekers are gaining valuable work experience while helping to restore historic buildings on Nobbys headland.

Twelve job seekers, who are registered with the Jobfind Centre, have been lending a hand to professional tradesmen at the site since March.

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Employment expo success – North West Star

Read below an article from the North West Star about Jobfind Mt Isa’s “Employment Expo Success”.


Employment services provider Jobfind Mount Isa hosted a NAIDOC Careers Expo Day last Thursday.

The expo was an opportunity for local community organisations and employers to showcase their services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and the wider public, in Mount Isa.

The expo adopted this year’s NAIDOC Week theme of “Serving Country – Centenary and Beyond”, honouring Indigenous men and women who served their country.

FIRIES: ‘Serving Country’was the theme of the Careers
FIRIES: ‘Serving Country’was the theme of the Careers Expo Day.
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