Empowering young workers since 1993!

Committed to educating and empowering young people in employment.

Welcome to the Young Workers' Resource Centre! Our mission is to empower young people with a greater understanding of their employment rights and obligations so they are safer and more responsible workers. We deliver workshops in Hamilton and around the Central North Island and provide young people with advice and support through our free drop-in centre.

    The Whole Picture contains everything you need to know about your rights and obligations. This booklet is […]

    Our FB group is a great place to seek answers for any work-related questions and to […]

    The Young Workers’ Resource Centre loves to get out into the community and educate young people […]

    We are always on the lookout for new volunteers to help support the YWRC cause! If […]

    How well do you know your employment rights? Take our quiz to find out!  

    The Problem:   Young people face increasing pressures in the workforce. An increasingly deregulated labour market, […]


Donate what you can to help

Your donations help us to continue educating and supporting young people at work.



  • Trust Waikato
  • NZ Dairy Workers Union
  • DV Bryant Trust
  • Wel Energy Trust
  • Tindall Foundation
  • The Lion Foundation
  • COGs Waikato
  • FIRST Union
  • Norah Howell Trust