Browse training and work opportunities

Whether you're looking for skills-based experiences or simply an informal conversation over coffee, explore the opportunities on offer from our employers below. For more opportunity ideas see our Simple and Effective Youth Opportunities That Won't Cost Your Business article.

Apprenticeship

Formally teaching youth trade skills via a recognized apprenticeship programme.

Business Walkthrough

This is swiftly showing youth through a local business, introducing them to the industry and showing them how each organisation operates.

Coffee Date

A quick, informal meeting focused on checking in on a young person's career and personal development progress.

CV Review

A Resumé review to see if the content is accurate, error-free, and that experience and training match what employers are looking for.

Desk Shadowing

Jobseekers accompany an experienced worker to see what their daily workday looks like.

Industry Entry Discussion

Meetings with workers and managers to discuss career expectations and what employers are looking for in a given industry.

Industry Standard Training

This involves upskilling youth to a level consistent with that of the industry standard. May or may not result in a formal qualification.

Internship

This is temporary work guided by more experienced workers with an emphasis on learning on the job. This may be in a paid or unpaid capacity.

Mentoring

A formal, career and personal development focused relationship between experienced local workers and youth.

Mock Interview

A one-on-one training exercise, structured and conducted in the same manner as a real job interview.

NCEA Assessment

Encouraging youth to attain qualifications by offering on the job training via approved NCEA coursework.

Role Reversal Interview

Reversing interviewee and interviewer roles, this gives youth the opportunity to ask questions about a business or industry.

Skills Review

Coming together to discuss how current skills align with a chosen industry and to assess future avenues for training and upskilling.