Why Choose Us?
We do it all. We do it well.
Not only do My Maintenance Crew guarantee you experienced, professional service, we are also a Social Enterprise, making us the maintenance crew with a difference!
By choosing My Maintenance Crew, not only do you get outstanding service, but you also contribute to creating jobs and opportunities for young people in Geelong.
My Maintenance Crew has successfully provided employment, upskilling and improved futures for over 70* of Geelong’s young people.
*as at Dec 2020
What makes us a Social Enterprise?
We trade to intentionally address and tackle social deficiencies, improve communities and provide young people (aged 17 to 25) across Geelong with access to employment and training.
Our profits are reinvested back into My Maintenance Crew to provide ongoing benefits to the public and community, rather than being distributed to owners and shareholders.
Social Procurement is simply buying from a social enterprise.
The power of buying socially means that every time goods and services are bought from a social enterprise, positive social change is also created. Buying from social enterprises is something that can be done by government, business and consumers through responsible purchasing.
What does that mean for you?
Having your services provided by My Maintenance Crew certainly has the ‘feel good’ factor!
You are helping to break the cycle of disadvantage and create positive social change. This provides you with:
How do we do it?
We focus on developing work and life skills in Geelong’s young people, aged 17-25, through mentoring, internships and genuine employment opportunities.
We focus on building work readiness skills, both personal and professional, including:
How did we start?
My Maintenance Crew was established in 2018, as a social enterprise arm of Diversitat, through the Try Test and Learn funding provided by DSS (Department of Social Services) to tackle long term unemployment and welfare dependence.
Diversitat is a registered charity and not-for-profit community organisation with a long history of caring and supporting their local community. Diversitat offers a range of settlement services for new migrants, community programs, aged support services for older people from CALD backgrounds, services for young people, training and education, arts and events including Pako Festa, and a number of enterprises including My Maintenance Crew.
“It was cold and wet, horrible, and they worked on regardless”
- Trish Cowling August 2020
Great company to deal with. Always professional prompt service.
- Barwon Disability Resource Council August 2020
“I had Luke and 2 others do a bit of garden maintenance for me today, from first point of contact with Tailor to the end result being a couple of days later, I can highly recommend these guys, they were quick to respond to my query and very efficient…well done keep up the great work.”
- Tracey Nelis
“The crews arrived on time and got on with the job without much fuss and bother. The outside guys had a difficult job and just got on with it and cleaned up afterwards.”
“The window cleaners found that some of the fly screens wouldn’t move but carried on regardless moving windows instead! They did a great job under trying circumstances.”
- Sue Wood May 2020
“Very punctual, professional, answered my questions respectfully. Nothing too much of a bother. Thankyou!”
- Leanne Piller June 2020
“Very happy with the work done by your team member. He measured everything up really carefully and the work was neat and tidy. Well done. He turned up on time and very kindly took on an extra job. Would definitely recommend. Thank you.”
- Kris Scott June 2020
“An organisation with integrity, good values and excellent service provision. A willingness to go the extra mile. Courteous staff. Cooperative meeting client special needs when requested. That rare ability to combine reliable and high work standards with heart and responsibility. I highly recommend My Maintenance Crew to anyone looking for such services.”
- Morgan King August 2020
“Its the 2nd time I’ve used your services and it’s been fantastic.”
- Yvette Brown August 2020