Our focus is to see all young people under 25 engaged in meaningful education, training or employment.

Mayors Taskforce for Jobs 

YOUth Inspire is championed by Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace and is part of the nationwide Mayors Taskforce for Jobs initiative committed to building a brighter future for all young people in Aotearoa.

What we have achieved for our young people since 2014

501 into employment
118 into education
61 placed in training courses
260 participated in volunteer and work experience
3500 attended skills development workshops
607 Job interviews
125 Business connections

How we did it

  • Supported young people into finding career pathways into employment, study, training, and soft-skills and driver licensing.

  •  Collaborated with business, central government, educators, and community leaders.

YOUth INSPIRE Social Return on Investment Exe Sum

Annual Report 2017 – 2018

Annual Report 2016 – 2017

Annual Report 2015 – 2016

Annual Report 2014 – 2015