Read about the young people who have taken up opportunities with the help of Youth Connections.
Torianna Cash - Manurewa
Torianna found a job she gets excited about and provides her with learning opportunities. It all started with JobFest15.
Mareta William - Ōtara-Papatoetoe
Within a week of attending JobFest15 Mareta was starting work for La Bonne Cuisine in East Tamaki.
Avi Kumar - Manurewa
Avi grabbed the opportunity to sell himself at JobFest15. His eagerness landed him a role with Youi Insurance.
Tekura Sadaraka - Albert-Eden
Showing her passion and aptitude for the hospitality industry, Tekura now works with the renowned Hilton Hotels & Resorts.
Diana Murray - Henderson-Massey
Diana attended a workshop with Careers NZ to help young people create and critique their CVs, which helped her secure a follow-up interview for a job while at JobFest15.
William Timoti - Maungakiekie-Tāmaki
Youth Connections has provided William with the tools and support systems to improve his chances of finding employment.
Leilani worked with Anakere Marino as part of Youth Connections, and says it really prepared her for employment.
After completing training at the Best Pacific Institute of Education, Fonotaga worked with the Youth Connections team to help him connect with Vodafone in his local area.
Sonia Nerheny - Kaipātiki
Sonia's tireless networking and follow-up ensured a large group of young people from Kaipātiki made it to JobFest15.