This is an essential industry for the well-being and safety of our citizens and roles here can be really rewarding. If you want the work you do to matter deeply then this could be the pathway for you. This is an ever-growing sector with demand for workers increasing, and the skills you gain in these roles can help you progress in a wide variety of careers.
Social and Community Services
This pathway may be for you if you are interested in:
- Working with people of different ages, life stages, abilities and cultures
- Counselling and therapy
- Community support and care
- Diagnosing and treating people
- Planning and organising
- Health promotion and advice
- Medical research, testing and technical support
For examples of jobs and careers in the sector check out Careers.govt.nz.
For more information of the Social and Community Services Pathway, visit Youth Guarantee.
Previous Years Exhibitors
Volunteer Resource Centre Manawatu and Districts
School of Midwifery – Otago Polytechnic
MidCentral District Health Board
Ministry of Social Development
Council Careers – Palmerston North City Council, Manawatu District Council and Horizons Regional Council