REAP Wairarapa has been supporting education across early childhood, schools and adult learning in the region since 1982. REAPs were set up by government at 13 rural locations across the country.
REAP Wairarapa has the mission … To support the development of the communities in our region by providing relevant, responsive learning opportunities that meet the diverse needs of our people.
We do this by working with others, and embrace our fellow YETE partners as we work on developing great pathways for our young people.
Engagement Level 1
Host and engage 1 or more youth in a discussion around job opportunities and career progressions in your business
Receive an in-depth business induction in a business you have a real interest in
Engagement Level 2
CV Writing Advice
Receive assistance from an employer to develop your CV
Learn effective interview techniques and skills with guidance from an employer
Provide another young person with mentoring regarding becoming work ready and developing life long employability skills
Engagement Level 3
Skills Review or Feedback Session
Receive objective and useful feedback to improve your work readiness skill set (either as a one-off or ongoing arrangement)
Provide another employer with mentoring regarding effective youth-friendly practice.
Engagement Level 4
Please note: volunteer/work placements designated with an asterix * tend to lend themselves well to the License 2 Work (L2W) programme. This is encouraged by YETE. For further information about L2W is available here.
Short Term Tasters
Attend a one-off work experience opportunities in a business e.g. half day/full day/two days
Attend a work experience placement in a business in an ongoing manner e.g. 5 days in a row/ 1 day/week for a school Term or Year
* Rangatahi to Mahi (R2M) – (youth to work)
Attend a placement for 1/day/week over a minimum of 5 months for youth with a business that you have a strong interest in. This placement includes License to Work (L2W) and the possibility of full or part time employment at the end of the placement.
* At-risk youth placement
Provide a placement for an at-risk youth (including those with disabilities) who will be supported with a work-coach mentor.
REAP Wairarapa – Opportunities Application Form
If you’d like to take advantage of any of the opportunities seen above, please contact REAP Wairarapa directly, or use the Contact Form below!