MFA Jobs 4 Murraylands

2017
Finalist
South Australia

Murraylands Food Alliance members were calling out for skilled and motivated local workers to help them grow their businesses. In response, RDA Murraylands and Riverland collaborated with the MFA to develop Jobs 4 Murraylands, an innovative pre-employment program for people looking for work in the food industry.

The accredited and non-accredited training is tailored to meet the needs of MFA businesses, and participants receive a gym membership to physically prepare them for work demands, along with receive intensive one-on-one mentoring to help them overcome any individual employment barriers. At the end of the program participants are connected directly with employers based on their aptitudes.