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Marlborough Youth Trust – Youth Worker

Marlborough Youth Trust (MYT) connects with youth through events and running Myspace youth development centre. Seeking a fun, confident, experienced youth worker to deliver youth events alongside youth and mentor youth – within the CACTUS programs, MYT Youth Employability Program, MYT community youth groups.

Wesley Community Action – Senior Experienced Youth Worker

Wesley provides ākonga and community led youth and social work to support children and rangatahi and their whanau and are seeking a very experienced youth worker to join our Waitangirua team as soon as possible. You will play a lead role as a senior youth worker in working with alongside our rangatahi to identify, develop and implement rangatahi led initiatives.

Lifewise – Youth Development Worker

This full-time/part-time role in Lifewise’s Youth Housing team is an integral part of the Youth Housing Service working directly with rangatahi who are either homeless, or at risk of homelessness. The role is community based and focuses on supporting the needs of vulnerable and at risk young people towards independent living.

Blue Light – Youth Worker and Mentor

These are full-time positions and there is always chances for growth and variations in the positions due to expected ongoing growth in demand for their wide range of Youth Development Programmes we run throughout New Zealand. These roles are based in the Tauranga area.

Maataa Waka Ki Te Tau Ihu Trust – Youth Social Worker

This Kaupapa Maori Social Service Provider is looking for a dynamic and innovative person to support young people between the ages of 12 – 18 to reach their potential. The successful applicant will work as part of a multi disciplinary team supporting young people referred from the community or Youth Justice.

Te Karanga Charitable Trust – Youth Enterprise Lead

Seeking an entrepreneurial all-rounder to help us to manage a new enterprise pilot program that will run through to July 2022. The program will initially focus on 15 youth (16-24) in Auckland that are existing participants on the ‘Navigators’ creative youth program.

Te Puna Hauora o te Raki Paewhenua – Rangatahi Kaiarahi

The youth worker will work in collaboration with a selection of High School’s to focus on specific issues including: the need to recognise and nurture the potential and unique strengths of Ngati Whatua rangatahi and support them to engage in education and develop methods to self-plan and achieve their goals.

Te Karanga Charitable Trust – Youth programs assessment, reporting & social media lead

Te Karanga Trust is seeking a communications all-rounder to help improve their social media strategy, to manage and interpret data, evidence and words collected each term and turn them into meaningful content and reports (quarterly & annually) that communicate the positive impact of the work they do to support young people facing adversity. 

YouthTown – Programmes Team Leader

Based in Christchurch, you will be responsible for designing and leading our youth programmes across the South Island region, including leading after-school and holiday programmes. Knowledge of the OSCAR sector would be a huge advantage, and you will have a good understanding of the issues facing young people, and the Code of Ethics for Youth Work in Aoteoroa New Zealand.

Te Hou Ora Whānau Services – Transitional Services Youth Worker

Requiring a youth worker to support in youth justice, supporting young people to reduce offending behavior through the Te Awhi Mai Day Program. This role is to assist young people in the development of skills and knowledge over time and support them to develop and learn from their experiences with a focus on building and strengthening a network of support which can endure into their adult lives.

Northland DHB – Youth Consumer Advisors

Looking for a young, motivated and energetic individual to work with Child Adolescent Mental Health Services. If you are studying this could be ideal as it is one day a week initially. You will provide advice on service design and delivery, and how we can improve the experiences of both youth and their whanau.

Sport Bay Of Plenty – Rangatahi Maori Lead

Seeking a knowledgeable & charismatic Rangatahi Maori Lead who can build capability in relation to Te Ao Māori, tikanga Māori and te reo Maori with internal staff as well as advocate for the value of active recreation for rangatahi.

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