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SLES for Work Readiness and Community Giving

10/08/2020
It has never been more important to nurture the skills and work readiness of young people looking to enter the workforce. COVID-19 has placed pressure on businesses, limiting the number of work experience opportunities available, particularly for young job seekers living with disability. Afford’s
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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

27/07/2020
Every year in July, the trainers and trainees from Afford’s SLES (School Leaver Employment Support) program Mt Druitt and Penrith sites come together for an Annual Christmas in July team challenge. The SLES program gives young school leavers the chance to develop th...
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SLES Trainees Speak Up

09/06/2020
Speaking in public, or in front of a group of people doesn’t come naturally to all of us. When we enter the workforce for the first time, speaking with people from different backgrounds, ages and levels of experience can be daunting. Afford’s SLES (School Leaver Employm...
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SLES Responsibility Challenge

02/06/2020
Afford’s SLES (School Leaver Employment Support) program provides school leavers with opportunities to enhance their skills and prepare for life in the workplace. SLES trainees at Mt Druitt and Penrith have been learning about responsibility in life and work. ...
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Staying Safe in the Community

10/03/2020
Through Afford’s SLES (School Leaver Employment Support) Program, trainees are encouraged to be independent under the NDIS. But, with greater independence and building confidence to explore socially and for work, some skills need to be ...