Finding a job
If you are from a refugee background, our Pathways to Employment team can help you plan your career and find and apply for jobs.
Finding work is an important step towards your independence. The work environment here may be very different from what you know, but we’re here to help you find your way and connect you with training and job opportunities.
How we can help
Our Pathways to Employment team offers a safe and trusting environment for refugee background job seekers. We will work with you to understand your career goals and then develop a plan to help you achieve them. Our team can help you:
- Find and apply for jobs that match your skills.
- Plan for your career and goals.
- Support you into training, study, or work experience opportunities.
- Write CVs and cover letters.
- Prepare for job interviews.
- Talk to employers.
Get in touch
Call your nearest Pathways to Employment advisor. We have advisors in 13 locations around New Zealand.
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be in touch in the next 5 business days.
Information in your language
We can organise an interpreter for you. We also have information about our pathways to employment work in 8 other languages. You can download the information in other languages below:
Read about some of our clients who have found a job with our pathways to employment service.
Kitset cabins and collegial connections
Ngun Kung has travelled a long way to achieve his dream of a simple, stable life. After being forced to flee his home country several years ago, he couldn’t be happier with where he wound up.
A bittersweet escape from Kabul
Amid the chaos of Kabul in August, Afghan pharmacist Zamir waited outside the airport wondering if he would ever safely make it out of Afghanistan to be with his fiancé on the other side of the world.