Justin’s jumping for joy

Justin’s jumping for joy

Justin is our most recent Penrith SLES trainee to have gained open employment thanks to his hard work and determination. Our SLES and DES teams worked together on Justin’s plan for success and secured him a trial shift at Emu Hall restaurant. Staff were blown away by...
SLES Promote Mental Health Awareness

SLES Promote Mental Health Awareness

Understanding mental health and breaking down the societal stigma’s around it, is an important cause close to the hearts of many Affordian’s. With Men’s Health Week taking place from the 14th to the 20th of June, our School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) sites at...
Cupcake Queen Chloe

Cupcake Queen Chloe

Our Penrith SLES trainee Chloe has earned herself the title of ‘cupcake queen’ thanks to her impressive work as part of Afford’s School Leavers Employment Service (SLES). Afford’s SLES program offers trainees the ability to pursue their dreams whilst easing the stress...
Turning a passion into a profession

Turning a passion into a profession

Brooklyn understands how to use light to make an ordinary photo into something magical. He knows how to frame a photo to make it interesting and appeal to the viewer. He has a keen eye for photography and one day, hopes to turn his passion into a profession. As part...
SLES Mind Body and Spirit Festival

SLES Mind Body and Spirit Festival

For the young trainees of Afford’s Mt Druitt and Penrith SLES (School Leaver Employment Support) program, 2020 has been a year of change and learning. From online training modules through to disruptions to practical learning for industry visits, this year has required...
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