Upskilling south Auckland job seekers

From Nine To Noon, 9:09 am on 12 July 2016

The Southern Initiative is part of the Auckland Council's plan to make the city more liveable and aims to match high social need with employment opportunities Its director of Community and Social Innovation, Gael Surgenor says existing community networks are used to help people be job ready. Jenny Solomon from Solomon Group collaborates with the Southern Initiative to run vocational and training courses, resulting in some people who are on the breadline, ending up earning 60 thousand dollars a year.

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