How HOST International is reducing employment barriers for former refugees in NZ

By Rochelle Stewart-Allen, New Zealand Senior Manager “It’s high time we started welcoming former refugees into our New Zealand workplaces and recognise they bring entrepreneurial skills, diverse language expertise and a global perspective to our organisations.” – Rochelle Stewart-Allen, NZ Manager, HOST International HOST International NZ is now actively working with New Zealand employers to…

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HOST employees upskill to increase knowledge in community services

By Emily Chu, Communications Manager Local and refugee HOST employees have successfully completed training to improve services in the local communities they work in. 18 graduates received their AQF CHC32015, Certificate III in Community Services after completing the requirements of the program, delivered in partnership by Australian-Pacific Training Coalition (APTC). HOST saw this as an…

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Teenage refugees educating on gender equality

By Callan Lawrence For millions of young refugees around the world, education is a bridge to opportunity and a more secure life. But those same young boys and girls are often prevented from attending school by more basic obligations, including caring for younger siblings, cooking, cleaning and other household chores. This is especially common for…

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