Text: Most children under 13 see themselves in just one of nine different jobs. Drawing The Future research 2019.
Boy: I wanted to be a rugby player.
Girl: I was thinking maybe a YouTuber.
Boy: Maybe a gamer.
Boy: Maybe play some sport. Get a lot of money.
Girl: Maybe be on Tik Tok.
Text: Inspiring the Future uses stories to broaden horizons for our children and young people.
Man: You start talking to these rangatahi, these young people, and you realise 'oh, actually I do have a bit of a cool job.'
Text: Stories that come from people just like you.
Woman: I've never volunteered for anything like this before.
Man: I'm not really much of a story teller.
Woman: I've never talked to anyone who's done this job before.
Boy: Imagine building skateparks.
Girl: Now I want to be a software engineer so I can make apps.
Girl: Being an electrician is pretty cool.
Boy: It's really helped me to figure out what I want to do.
Woman: It would be so hard to get into this field if you didn't ever have someone to look at and say 'I can be like them.'
Man: I made a difference.
Woman: It was the best feeling. It was awesome.
Text: Volunteer to become a role model. InspiringTheFuture.org.nz.Go back