CDANZ: Career Development Association of New Zealand

Career Development Association of New Zealand

National Symposium

The highly successful 2014 CDANZ Symposium was recently held in Auckland. Presentations are available here.


The Career Development Association of New Zealand (CDANZ) represents career practitioners working in a diverse range of roles within a growing and dynamic industry. CDANZ operates as an advocate for its members’ practice standards and professionalism, as well as a national voice for access to well-considered, personally, socially, and economically rewarding career development across the lifespan for all people.

Members of CDANZ work in a range of settings including secondary schools, tertiary education, corporates, rehabilitation, not-for-profit, government agencies, as well as private practice. Services include helping people plan and manage their careers, make informed decisions about their occupation and study, and successfully navigate transitions.

Members of CDANZ are required to continuously enhance their knowledge and skills to work effectively and appropriately within their environment, to meet a range of professional practice competencies, as well as adhere to the CDANZ  code of ethics.

  • Update from ASENZ (work and training opportunities)

    Update from Advisors for Supported Employment in New Zealand (ASENZ)

    ASENZ is part of the NZ Disability Support Network (NZDSN). In 2014 CDANZ and ASENZ signed a Memorandum of Understanding recognising our joint interests in the areas of disability and vocational rehabilitation/support.


  • CDANZ National Development Manager

    This position will be based in Auckland or Wellington.  It is a one year contract; 0.33 FTE

    To further the strategic aspirations of CDANZ we wish to recruit a part time National Development Manager.  This role will be responsible for lifting the profile of the Association with stakeholders across all sectors within New Zealand including local and national government, business and education.

    To find out more you can explore CDANZ website or phone Kaye Avery, President CDANZ on 021 474765.


  • Vocational Consultant - Christchurch

    WorkRehab is currently seeking a suitably experienced Vocational Consultant who can provide a range of assessments and programmes, and support our clients to achieve their employment goals and obtain sustainable job outcomes.

    Applications close Friday, 9 January 2015