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A SLES Project that Teaches and Rewards

14/09/2020
2020 has been a very different year for everyone. In particular, the young school leavers of Afford’s Mt Druitt, Penrith, Ingleburn and Prestons SLES (School Leaver Employment Support) programs have worked hard to overcome disruptions caused by the Coronavirus to brush up ...
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James’ Delicious Work

14/09/2020
James is a very lucky young man. He sees everything that happens behind the scenes of a Woolworths bakery, plus he can enjoy the smell of delicious cookies as they come straight out of the warm oven, all in a day’s work! James has been participating in work experience with his local Woolworths store for almost two years. When he isn’t at ...
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An Aussie Cook-Off for SLES

17/08/2020
The hospitality industry offers many fast-paced and exciting work opportunities for eager, young jobseekers to experience. For a taste of work-life in the hospitality industry, trainers at Afford’s SLES (School Leaver Employment Support) Mt Druitt and Penrith sites ...
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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...