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Job seekers’ session


Our sessions for 2020 have started so if you would like to join us, please email Olga on

What: an opportunity to get more help, ask any questions and meet other job seekers – this session is facilitated by JMS coordinator Olga Smith.

When: every Monday from 10 am – 12 pm

Where: ELPW, level 5, 186 Willis St.

“After every event, I feel not only that I have more ideas about how I could improve my job seeking, but also that I get some extra energy and motivation to continue facing the search!” (Mario, an engineer from Spain)

Workshops for job seekers and job mentors


We support all our job seekers and job mentors (registered with Job Mentoring Service) to come to these workshops, learn something new and meet other people in a similar situation.

Please RSVP to Olga Smith –

All workshops are held in training room Level 5, 186 Willis St.


Upcoming workshops

Managing Change with Cécile Knechciak, Monday 10 February 2020, 5.30 pm – 7 pm


Past workshops

Clarifying the changes to work visa policy with Cameron Pritchard, Wednesday 11 December from 5:30pm to 7pm

Understanding culture for the workplace with Rhiannon Robinson, Thursday 14 November from 5:30pm to 7pm

Language Mistakes That Native Speakers Don’t Usually Make with Emma Stein, Wednesday 30 October from 5:30pm to 7:00pm

IT industry in Wellington with Karun Shenoy, Tuesday 8 October from 5:30pm to 7:00 pm

How does recruitment work?! Job Hunting Advice with Daniza Galinovic, Thursday 5 September, 5:30pm-7pm

Job Mentor Training


Training for volunteer job mentors normally run a couple of times a year. They are compulsory to attend for people wanting to become job mentors. The interactive training sessions are one day long and run generally on Saturday from 9.30am-3.30pm. They take place in our training room at level 5, 186 Willis St.


The next training for new job mentors is scheduled for Saturday 16 May 2020


If you have any questions or are interested to find out more please get in touch.

You can also read through the Job Mentor Volunteer Job Description.