How to get involved if you’re an employer

Regardless of industry or business size, there are plenty of reasons to consider hiring a young Kāpiti person who is work ready: 

  • An affordable option.

  • Highly trainable.

  • Fresh ideas and new ways of thinking.

  • Expertise and skills for example in new media and digital technology.

This initiative has the opportunity to benefit Kāpiti socially and economically, while having a wider conversation about what skills employers need, and ensuring our 15-24 year olds have those skills to be a hireable resource. 

If you are a Kāpiti based business, there are multiple ways you can get involved:

  • Offer a work experience placement through our work experience programme - WEX.

  • Become an interviewer at one of our #EmployerMeets.

  • Assess students completing the Kāpiti Work Ready Passport at their final interview.

  • Become a Sponsor - either as a Programme Sponsor or of one of our events such as the annual Awards or an #EmployerMeet.

If you are interested in becoming a Work Ready Kāpiti employer, or wish to find out more, we would love to hear from you, please fill in the form below… 

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How to get involved if you’re a Kāpiti based youth

Are you aged between 15 - 24 and looking for employment in Kāpiti?

Then our Work Ready Kāpiti programmes are for you. Our programmes are aimed at equipping you with the skills you need to enter the workforce.

We currently run three programmes that can assist you in finding suitable work in the Kāpiti region:

  • Kāpiti Work Ready Passport

  • Work experience programme - WEX

  • Our events - #EmployeerMeets and our annual Awards event.

To find out more about any of the our programmes, please click on the links above or contact us, we would love to hear from you.