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Spirit of Adventure Trust supports job seekers

Spirit of Adventure Trust supports job seekers

The Spirit of Adventure Trust will help young New Zealander’s learn essential skills to help them enter the work force during February next year.

The Trust will run a special voyage from 24-28 February for young New Zealander’s aged 17-20, on board its iconic tall ship Spirit of New Zealand

“In the current climate entering the workforce is much more competitive. Our young people need to learn how to stand out from the crowd and be noticed by prospective employers,” said Spirit of Adventure Trust CEO Dean Lawrence.

“So we wanted to help give 40 young kiwis a chance to do just that. This special voyage is a unique way for young job seekers to take a step back, reflect on their options and learn some skills they need to successfully apply for jobs, help ace the interview and be an effective team member.” he said.

The voyage will cover a range of topics to ensure participants get an understanding of what they’re up against in the job market, such as:

• Personal life development
• Self-awareness and esteem
• Goal setting and direction
• Emotional intelligence and confidence
• How to look for a job, preparing a CV, interview techniques
• Time management, leadership, team building, work ethic
“The programme is jam packed, but there will still be time for fun. Trainees will also enjoy sailing a tall ship and make strong networks with people from all over New Zealand,” Mr Lawrence said.
The cost of the voyage is $525 which covers 5 days on-board Spirit of New Zealand, all meals and the job seeker programme.

The Spirit of Adventure Trust’s reputation as a youth training organisation is second to none, having won four international awards in as many years. This is just another way that the Trust is working to develop the youth of the nation.


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