Helping ethnic communities access services and support

About Us

We are here to help with communication, empowerment and advocacy.


We can offer our clients Support:

Appointments –
Support to book and attend appointments

Connect to services –
Referrals made to other support services and agencies

Letters & Documents –
Explain letters and documents

Information –
Source information to help to make informed decisions

COVID – 19

  • Assist and support for those impacted by Covid – 19
  • We can assist with connection to service providers  – Red Cross, The Salvation Army, Shama, Budgeting advice, Counselling advice. 


Ways we can support organisations:

  • Assist clients to access information and services provided by your organisation
  • Work with you to achieve positive engagement for ethnic clients
  • Assist with access to language support
  • Deliver workshops and activities which will improve client knowledge of your service

Help us to:

  • Build an effective relationship with your organisation which supports inclusion and diversity
  • Minimise barriers to services – make it easier for ethnic clients
  • Enhance cultural understanding across communities

Contact Us:

Jackie – Community Connector
M:027 700 6976
P: 0800 378 600

Aude Vanoverschelde – Community Connector
M: 027 880 2708
P: 0800 378 600

Hi, I’m Jackie. I have worked with Migrant Employment solutions since 2015 and it is the most exciting and satisfying job I could ever wish for. I constantly meet wonderful new clients starting out on their search for a job in New Zealand and settling into the Kiwi lifestyle. The enthusiasm and dedication they show towards the journey never ceases to amaze me. My role is to work with skilled migrants seeking employment and build relationships and networks with employers and recruiters.


Hi I’m Susan and I have been supporting skilled migrants on their journey into the New Zealand workforce for a number of years so I understand the challenges that many face when looking for work in a very different environment. I really enjoy the chance to meet and spend time getting to know our clients, tailoring our service to meet their individual job seeking needs until they secure meaningful employment. For me, the best part of my job is meeting amazing job seekers from all over the world with great qualifications and work experience who really want to settle here and contribute to the Hamilton economy.


Kia ora, my name is Aroha and I have been working with Migrant Employment Solutions since 2016. I thoroughly enjoy supporting and working with clients from all over the world, using their great skills and experience plus our knowledge of the New Zealand job market to find employment. Being a part of my clients employment journey is very rewarding and as a (fairly) recent graduate myself, I know firsthand the struggles and rewards that come with finding a job you love.