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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 a similar situation.

Please RSVP to Leticia Ferreira –

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


Upcoming workshops

To be confirmed.


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

‘Organic’ networking tips for un-networkers and introverts with Maria Skatova, 30 July 2019, Tuesday, 5:30pm-7pm

Another Thought for Your Next Step with Richard Huddleston, 02 July 2019, Tuesday, 5:30pm -7pm

Using LinkedIn more effectively with Ewa Betkier, 28 May 2019, Tuesday, 5:30pm -7pm

Writing good emails with Nicky Riddiford, Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 5:30 pm- 7 pm

Managing Change with Cécile Knechciak, Tuesday 26 March 2019, 5.30 pm – 7 pm

Psychometric testing with Emma Hissey, Tuesday 26 February 2019, 5.30 pm – 7 pm

Session at Vodafone – What employers are looking for, Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 5.30 pm – 7 pm

The Treaty of Waitangi in the workplace – some personal observations from Jonathan Easthope, Tuesday 22 January, 5.30 pm -7 pm

Job seekers’ session


Our sessions for 2019 have started so if you would like to join us, please email Leticia on

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

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


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.


Get in touch if you would like to know more information about the next training.



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.