Join leading Auckland businesses to support young Aucklanders 

Established in 2014, the Youth Employer Pledge is a network of leading Auckland organisations including Fletcher Building, Vodafone, The Warehouse and SkyCity to name a few. These large employers are committed to helping young Aucklanders thrive and grow in the workplace.

These businesses are working together to offer young Aucklanders quality jobs and develop Auckland’s future workforce and leaders. Quality jobs offer the current living wage or the commitment to working towards a living wage within three years of employment and to developing career paths for youth. 

Auckland’s youthful population is one of Auckland’s greatest taonga. It means we are ready for the future. Supporting young Aucklanders to find work and discover career pathways is critical for Auckland’s businesses and economy. It’s good for business and for our community.

 

Youth employer pledge

The purpose of the pledge is “harnessing the power of the Youth Employer Pledge network for a better youth experience”. 

Become a Youth Employer Pledge partner to show your commitment to employing young talent. As a pledge partner, you'll receive the following benefits: 

  • Recognition as a quality Auckland employer

  • Membership to a like-minded network of leading Auckland employers,

  • Insights and invitations to quarterly events,

  • Be part of a team to pilot and prototype opportunities that support youth employment,

  • Co-design and co-create industry employment campaigns, like BuildAKL and Go with Tourism,

  • Help implement initiatives to solve complex problems. 

There is no cost to become a pledge partner and membership to this network is open to Auckland businesses who offer quality jobs.

How to join the pledge network

As part of the commitment to supporting young people into your sector, you enter into this process wanting to help young people into employment, including a commitment to offering quality jobs. This includes the current living wage or the commitment to working towards a living wage within three years of employment and to developing career paths for youth. 

To join the Youth Employer Pledge network, contact Michelle Collins

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