Category: Employment

Reaching New Heights at Hyatt Place
03/08/201704/08/2017
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Reaching New Heights at Hyatt Place

Local resident Abdullah has reached new heights after securing a job at the recently opened Hyatt Place hotel in Essendon Fields.  The 30-year-old settled in Kensington after arriving from Ghana in 2015.  He has been appointed Hyatt Places’s gallery host through the #WorkNOW program delivered at Wingate Avenue Community Centre. After a six months casual...

Creating real pathways to employment
29/06/201702/03/2021
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Creating real pathways to employment

My wife and I wanted to write an email to thank Wingate and specifically her teacher Christina for the English language courses she did there.  We also want to explain some of our background, and how Wingate helped, in the hope that this may assist future program thinking, and other students in similar circumstances. My...

Support for local job seekers
07/05/201708/05/2017
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Support for local job seekers

Ascot Vale resident, Anab Egalle, came to Australia seven years ago from Somalia. When she arrived in Australia she had no English so she made it her priority to enrol in English classes. She did this at both Wingate Avenue Community Centre and Kensington Neighbourhood House. Whilst studying English Anab had a series of short...