What is CAREERfest

CAREERfest is an event bringing together:

  • employers with job opportunities, now or in the future
  • training providers showcasing career opportunities
  • local students and young job seekers looking to study for a career or enter the workforce

How it works

CAREERfest gets everyone in the room at the same time – that’s when connections are made opportunities are taken:

  • employers can recruit directly through CAREERfest
  • training providers can promote their courses
  • young people can discover what Porirua has to offer

When and Where

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

9.30am – 2.30pm

Elim Church, 11 Heriot Drive, Porirua


Why get involved in CAREERfest?

CAREERfest gives YOU the chance to:

  • connect with other like-minded people
  • engage with local students
  • meet interview-ready young job seekers
  • invest in your future workforce by employing talented young people
  • share your wealth of knowledge and experience
  • raise your profile and demonstrate your support to Porirua


Sponsors 2019

Without the support of amazing sponsors CAREERfest wouldn’t take place. We’d like to thank Porirua City Council, HLC, Tu Ora Compass Health, Whitireia and Graeme Dingle Foundation for getting behind CAREERfest 2019.


JOBfest success 2018

Porirua JOBfest 2018 was another great success, with 35 businesses showcasing job and training opportunities to hundreds of young job seekers. The employers were genuinely committed to providing information that the young people needed and were impressed with their interest, energy and enthusiasm.  Based on the success of previous JOBfests, many of their interactions will turn into tangible employment opportunities.

To find out more, contact:

Jacqui Edwards
Workforce Development Manager
mobile:  021 0260 8404
email: jacqui@partnersporirua.org.nz

Amanda Walters
Career Pathways Coordinator
mobile: 027 539 0244
email: amanda@partnersporirua.org.nz




JOBfest Gallery

Photos by Mark Tantrum Photography


Join up today

Join the Porirua Youth 2 Work Movement today and cement your commitment to our city. Call us – together we can discuss your involvement and a partnership agreement.


Partners Porirua
04 237 1097

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