About the programme

To ensure Southland’s future prosperity, it is essential connections are made between young people and employers.

Southland Youth Futures was established in 2014 to better connect young Southlanders with careers and training opportunities across Southland industries, and to strengthen the pathway between education and employment.

Southland Youth Futures is one strand within the Southland Regional Labour Market Strategy. In partnership with employers, actions are being developed to meet current and future labour force needs across five categories - female workers, older workers, international education, migrants, and young people.

Our team is committed to strengthening the pathways between education and employment and future-proofing the Southland labour force.

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Southland's learning pathways

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Securing your future workforce

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For more information on how we can help, please contact the team below: 

Allison Beckham
Allison Beckham
Southland Youth Futures Coordinator
allison@greatsouth.nz
Jan Ormsby
Jan Ormsby
Southland Youth Futures Advisor
jan@greatsouth.nz
Pat Hoffmann
Pat Hoffmann
Southland Youth Futures Advisor
pat@greatsouth.nz
Renata Gill
Renata Gill
Southland Youth Futures Advisor
renata@greatsouth.nz

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