A well managed non-profit organisation will have put a Strategic Plan in place to guide the paid staff in their daily duties, and guide the organisation through the next five to ten years, which is where our Strategy at a Glance comes in.

The YWRC Strategy at a Glance is a simple factsheet that outlines our vision, values, mission statement and goals over the coming five years.


‘A fair and just future for every one.’

‘Me whai atu tātou i ngā tikanga e ōrite mō te wāheke tonutia mai.’



‘To empower young people regarding employment, through education and representation.’

‘Waiho mā te mātauranga me te kaitakawaenga, e tākiritia te ngākau mahimahi o te hunga Taiohi kia oho, kia mataara.’

By 2025 the YWRC will be:

  • Providing services across Aotearoa.
  • Structurally flexible, robust, and sustainable.
  • Responsive to the needs of all young workers.
  • Upholding our obligations to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • A reputable source of information on labour, work, and employment.

YWRC Priorities

  • Maintaining quality education.
  • Increasing YWRC visibility and connection.
  • Upholding the interests of youth.
  • Ensuring capacity and capability.
  • Remaining relevant.

YWRC Values

  • Justice / Manatika
  • Agency / Whare awhina
  • Leadership / Kaiārahitanga
  • Connection / Tūhonotanga

Click here to download our Strategy at a Glance.

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