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Youth Opportunities Package

» 03/08/2009, Posted by Diana Beattie


Government has announced its Youth Opportunities Package, described as a targeted package of initiatives which will help those young people at risk of long term unemployment during the recession, and create new job and training opportunities for 16 to 24 year olds.

Information can be found at the following websites. Note, if links do not work, copy and paste the link into your internet browser. A detailed description of Job Ops package can be found under FUNDING on the working4youth toolbar.

Beehive website: Media statement from John Key, and attached summary of the initiatives and budget amounts:
http://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/youth+opportunities+package+announced

Work and Income website: Summary of package elements: Job Ops, Community Max, Industry Partnerships, Limited Service Volunteer, plus other media statements:
http://www.workandincome.govt.nz/about-work-and-income/news/2009/youth-opportunities-package.html

Tertiary Education Commission website: Information on Youth Guarantee EFTS targeted 16-17 year olds not engaged in education:
http://www.tec.govt.nz/templates/standard.aspx?id=5941

John Key?s speech to the National Party Conference:
http://johnkey.co.nz/?/archives/766-Youth-Opportunities-Speech-to-National-Conference.html=

Marie Rolls is the local contact and Service Manager for Rotorua. Contact details are as follows:

DDI 0-7-9218146
Work Mobile 029 275 0221
Fax Number (07) 921 0968
E-mail marie.rolls002@msd.govt.nz