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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 similar situation.

Please RSVP to Olga –

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


 Upcoming workshops


Workshops in the past

“Writing good emails” – Tuesday 04 September, 5.30 – 7 pm (with Nicky Riddiford from Victoria University)

“Language mistakes that native speakers never make” –   Tuesday 21 August, 5.30 – 7 pm (with Emma Stein from ELP Wellington)

“Recruitment process” – Tuesday 17 July, 5.30 – 7 pm (with Claudia Gonzalez from MSD)

“CAR statements for CVs” – Tuesday 05 May, 5.30 -7 pm (with Emma Hissey from H2R Consulting)

“HR session at Vodafone” – Tuesday 29 May, 5.30 – 7 pm (with Lyndsay Burns and Allison Sivorarath)

“Writing good emails” – Monday 7 May, 5.30 – 7 pm (with Nicky Riddiford from Victoria University)

“Another thought for your next step” – Tuesday 17 April, 5.30 – 7 pm (with Richard Huddleston from Ministry of Education)

“Avoiding cultural misunderstandings at the workplace” – Monday 19 March, 5.30 – 7 pm (with Rhiannon Robinson and Chloe Eberly from AFS – Intercultural Programmes

“LinkedIn” – Tuesday 27 February, 5.30-7 pm (with Ewa Betkier, digital marketing consultant, currently working at MBIE)

‘How to write a good CV’ – Thursday 8 February, 5.30 pm (with Emma Hissey from H2R Consulting)


Job seekers’ session


Our sessions for 2018 have started and 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)

Job Mentor Training


Trainings 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 is scheduled for Saturday 27 October 2018,  9.30am to 3.30pm



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.