Monday, 31 March 2014

Employment Opportunity - Part time teachers - TAFE

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Worker’s Name:                                Anne Maley

Organisation/Service/Project:        SWSiTAFE

Telephone/Email:                            9780 5726 /


·         Employment Opportunities:     Part Time Teaching Community Services courses at SWSiTAFE (Bankstown, Granville, Wetherill Park, Macquarie Fields, Campbelltown)

Sunday, 30 March 2014

Step Into Work Course (for women)

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Worker’s Name:  Wendi Etherington

Organisation/Service/Project:  Lakemba / Wiley Park School as Community Centre in partnership with the Benevolent Society

Telephone/Email9759 4061

Initiative/Project   Step Into Work Course   (for women)

  • Employment / Job Seeking / Training Workshops
This five week course is aimed to support women who would like to find meaningful paid work after not working for a number of years.  This course will give you the skills and confidence to find a job and an understanding of the job market in Australia.

Sessions are run in a small supportive group. The trainers are professional volunteers with expertise in human resources & recruitment, stress management and executive coaching.

- Step by Step goal setting.
- Matching skills to jobs and career planning.
- Build on Parenting Skills (eg time management, budgeting)
- Hands on practical skills including resume writing, interview skills, communication
- Skills for coping with stress
- Individual coaching

WHEN: Starts Wednesday 14th May for five weeks 10.00 – 12.30pm
FREE – childcare available.
WHERE: Lakemba School as Community Centre, Alice St Lakemba                 
                                 (in grounds of Lakemba PS)

BOOK: Ring Wendi Etherington on 9759 4061 to register.                                         
Please Note: An interview is required before acceptance into this course.

Saturday, 29 March 2014

FREE career education and basic skills course

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Worker’s Name: Kate Maclean

Organisation/Service/Project: Community Development Worker - Canterbury City Community Centre

Telephone/Email: Tel: 9750 9344 - Email:

Initiative/Project:  FREE career education and basic skills course

  • Employment/Job Seeking Training/Workshops:

In partnership with Bankstown TAFE, Canterbury City Community Centre will be running a FREE career education and basic skills course for women wanting to return to the paid workforce.

Students will:

         Explore work and study options in a supportive group environment
         Develop Computing skills. Learn how to use email, the internet and search for jobs online.
         Learn about communication skills at work and appropriate workplace behaviours
         Find out about employee and employer rights and responsibilities, job descriptions and working conditions
         Identify job and training pathways and find out about volunteering.

10am Monday 28th April 2014
Course starts Thursday 1st May

Canterbury City Community Centre (see map over page)
130 Railway Pde Lakemba
More information 9750 9344

The course will be held on Mondays and Thursdays 9.30 am to 2.30 pm during Term II 2014. Mondays will be held at Lakemba and Thursdays will be at Bankstown College of TAFE (Computers)

Sunday, 16 March 2014

SOCIAL SUPPORT - English Classes

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Worker’s Name: Tony Tonous

Organisation/Service/Project: Metro Migrant Resource Centre – Homebush Hub

Telephone/Email: 9746-8217-

Initiative/Project: FREE Social Support – English Classes for New Migrants

  • English classes/conversation group:
FREE Social Support – Classes for New Migrants

When: Monday from 12 to 2 pm
Where: Strathfield Community Centre – 1B Bates St. HOMEBUSH

The classes include:
·         Employment preparation – cover letter, resume development, interview skills
·         Helpful conversation topics including food, travel, accessing services
·         Book club Readings & Discussions

Contact: enquiries please call Tony Tonous 97468217 –

Job Seeker Advice - Drop in

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Worker’s Name: Miguel Ferrero
Organisation/Service/Project: Overseas Trained Professionals Network
Initiative/Project: Job Seeker Advice – Drop in

  • Employment/Job Seeking Advice:


Are you a migrant or refugee currently looking for work?
Do you want to improve your job search skills?

You can get free advice to help you with working out your career pathway and job searching. NO NEED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Bring your resume and cover letter for advice on how to improve it!

You can drop in on the following Fridays:
 21ST March, 2014
4th April 2014
2nd May 2014
6th June 2014
Between 9:30 am and 3:00 pm
at Metro Migrant Resource Centre – Level 2, 59 Evaline St CAMPSIE
For more information contact Miguel Ferrero at

This is a partnership between the Overseas Trained Professionals Network and Metro Migrant Resource Centre.