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.