YES Opportunities: What's on offer?

By Jake McKay | Posted: Sunday September 4, 2016

From a CV review to business walkthroughs and mock interviews, Dunedin's YES employers are happily offering all local youth a number of different employment-based opportunities.

Taking advantage of the opportunities on offer is super simple! Over the last 6 months, we've gained the support of over 50 local businesses from a wide range of industries who're happily opening their doors and are ready to work alongside you to upskill and gain employment confidence!

To take on an opportunity all you've gotta do is check out the profile of an employer who's in a field or industry you're interested in then contact them via phone of email requesting the opportunity you'd like to take on. Simple!

In total we've got 24 different types of opportunities on offer! See below for a breakdown of what these are. If you like the look of what you see then be sure to find an industry or employer you're interested in and contact them directly!

 Skills Based:

  • Desk Shadowing
  • Paid/Unpaid Internship
  • Skills Review/Alignment Feedback

Presentations:

  • Open Day
  • Booth and Career Day
  • School Assembly Presentation
  • Training Course Presentation
  • Industry Employment Pathway

Professional Development:

  • Mock Interview
  • CV Review
  • Offering Mentoring
  • Role Reversal Interview
  • Career Progression Discussion

Conversational:

  • Lunch Date
  • Coffee Date 
  • Business Walkthrough
  • Supporting other Businesses

Qualifications:

  • NCEA Assessments
  • Current Industry Based Standard

Employment:

  • Contracted Employment
  • Part Time Employment
  • Fixed Term Employment
  • Full Time Employment

See also...

Supporting Youth in your workplace

Tuesday August 6, 2019

Some tips for employers on how you can best support youth.

Benefits of attending a YES Open Session

Wednesday May 29, 2019

What can you gain from attending a Youth Employment Success Open Session? Find out more.

How does applying for an opportunity with Youth Employment Success work?

Monday April 8, 2019

Follow these 5 simple steps to explore a variety of different career pathways across a broad range of industries in your region.

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