At Vodafone Cook Islands, we are an equal opportunity employer and strive to create a safe and open working environment for all our employees. We provide the tools to stay continually ahead of the game in development and growth and encourage a culture of excellence. Vodafone opens the door to new opportunities and it is important our employees harness their full potential with colleagues in a thriving environment and are always able to bring their authentic self to work.
We are the PEOPLE’S Bank. Each day, we live our IMPACT values – Integrity, Mindfulness, Purpose, Agility, Confidence and Team work, so that we may create enduring, mutual value for our customers, employees, business associates, communities, colleagues and shareholders.
Sustainable Tourism Goal #3
Human Resource Development
Develop a strong and sustainable workforce and provide career pathways and employment opportunities for the Cook Islands People.
Cook Island Tourism provides the following service:
Cook Island Kia Orana Values
Employment Services hub
The unique tripartite structure of the ILO gives an equal voice to workers, employers and governments to ensure that the views of the social partners are closely reflected in labour standards and in shaping policies and programmes. The main aims of the ILO are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues. The Cook Islands became the member of the ILO in June 2015 and the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries looks forward to the partnership with Cook Islands and its continued support.
Alongside all our educational institutions, teachers and tutors, the Cook Islands Ministry of Education works to provide an education system in the Cook Islands, with an emphasis on equitable access to education and quality learning opportunities for all learners. Our programs value the use and preservation of the Cook Islands Maori language, culture, perspectives and aspirations. Including, a high level of community involvement in determining educational outcomes and ensuring that everyone involved in the education system is treated with dignity, respect and understanding.
The University of the South Pacific, jointly owned by Cook Islands Government, provides flexible tertiary study options for people living in the Kuki Airani. Since 1975 USP Cook Islands has provided a vehicle for Cook Islanders to ‘stay home and go far’ as they gain tertiary qualifications. Some USPCI Alumni have, or are, leading Government, NGO’s, and other major organisations of the Kuki Airani. While others champion climate change and additional significant developments important to our society.
Stay home and go far with USP Cook Islands
The Chamber of Commerce is the voice that represents the Private Sector interests and the Employers’ interests in the Cook Islands. It is a membership organisation of individuals and businesses who join together to advance the commercial, financial, industrial, and civic interests of our Island Nation. The Chamber plays a key role in advocacy, consulting with Government and International Agencies, and in providing vital business support services and training for micro-businesses through to larger corporates.
The Cook Islands Tertiary Training Institute is the vocational, tertiary provider of the Cook Islands. We provide a range of courses and qualifications that enable you to develop in your areas of interest. We offer learning opportunities to enable your transition into your career pathway. We offer courses in the Hospitality, Trades and Business areas as well as our Continuing Education courses for our communities.
Our provision of learning also expands out to our Pa Enua where we have satellite based units in Mangaia, Atiu, Aitutaki, Pukapuka and our emerging Mauke establishment.
Our partnership with industries allows us to develop courses that are determined by the needs of the Cook Islands.
We strive to provide a learning pathway that is designed and created based on individual as well as industry needs.
CITTI’s vision in alignment with education for all is to “build the skills, knowledge, attitudes and values of Cook Islanders to put their capabilities to best use in all areas of their lives”.
Business Trade and Investment Board builds strategic partnerships to nurture Cook Islands businesses and a key driver in facilitating economic growth. We promote trade, here and abroad, liaise with industry sectors to assist with the development of potential products for export markets. We encourage, manage and regulate foreign investments and promote required areas for foreign investment. Importantly, we promote entrepreneurship in our community and support new start-up businesses for best outcomes.
Cook Islands Government Jobs & Vacancy Portal was established to help the Cook Islands Public Sector's recruitment efforts to attract experienced, qualified and professional individuals who wish to serve in the Cook Islands for our people. Positions range from Management, Operations to Expert or Specialist fields, these can be located on either Rarotonga or in the Outer Islands 'Pa Enua'. For regular updates or prompts please login and signup below.
Kia Manuia! (Be well and may you live long)
Creative Centre provides a Learning programme for people with disabilities, over the age of sixteen. They work with disabled people to find a pathway to as much independence as possible. If you have a diagnosed disability and a registered member of the Creative Centre, you can seek help from them with your job search.
The Ministry of Social Development, Work & Income New Zealand is a contributor to the content of Anga’angaTūkatau – Employment Service platform. This includes text and templates which MSD has developed and
evolved over a number of years.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs is grateful to the Ministry of Social Development for allowing us to share valuable employment and welfare information in the Cook Islands.
Auckland Council, New Zealand developed the “Speak up” concept as part of the development of the “Do the right thing” Policy Improvement Project 2018 which took 238 internal staff policies to create a one document, “Our Charter”.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs is grateful to Auckland Council for allowing us to share the “See, Say, Do – Speak Up” concept in the Cook Islands.