Employment and Career Services

Porirua City has various different service providers who offer advice and information about employment.

They are:

  • Job Mentor Service offers one-to-one employment support to skilled migrants and refugees from non-English speaking backgrounds
  • Partners Porirua provides opportunities for students to undertake special projects with socially responsible businesses
  • Porirua City Training Centre is a private training establishment that provides courses recognized by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), Work Based Training and Computer Applications
  • The Learning Shop works with young people to gain entry into work or education
  • Volunteer Porirua A good way to get involved in the community is to volunteer. Volunteer Porirua lists voluntary roles from over 80 local not-for-profit organisations including administration, childcare, elderly support, education, art and culture, sport and more. Our roles are available to both individual volunteers and for employer-based community volunteering projects.
  • Work and Income New Zealand can help you with your search for work and offers assistance to people in New Zealand with Permanent Residence or Refugee Status.
  • Workmates Supported Employment - provide supported and employment services in Porirua and the greater Wellington region.  We assist and support people with disabilities and barriers to employment back into the workforce. We work with you individually and also run weekly Job Clubs.