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Youth Programme Co-ordinator

Advertiser: Ngati Kahu Social & Health ServicesMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
8 Oct 2019
Northland, Rest of Northland
Work Type
Full Time
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services


Have you considered the possibility of relocating to the Far North? You could turn one of NZs top holiday destinations into something you wake up to everyday. If fishing, diving or boating isn’t your thing, then maybe our coastal walks, long summers and warmer winters might be. Although life definitely slows down a notch or three, the work is just as full on and rewarding.

Ngati Kahu Social and Health Services is looking for someone who has a passion for making change and supporting Young people to reach their full potential.

Our role is to build up their self-confidence, their independence and overcome barriers in order to be better contributors to their whanau and their community.  We are using a wellbeing approach to make this change for those 18 – 24 year olds who are on a job seekers benefit.

Our programme asks our young People “Ko Wai Au?”and looks to re connect people to their whanau, Hapu and Iwi in the hope that if they learn about who they are and where they come from they will become more resilient and become more open to change.

The right person for the role would be someone who:

is patient, reliable and is comfortable facilitating groups for   young people within a therapeutic environment using  Tikanga , Cultural Connections

Has experience in Youth Development / Youth Mentoring / Group Facilitation        

Has a professional background in Counselling, Social Work, Psychology , Addictions    

Is registered with a professional body or working towards    

Has a good understanding around building therapeutic environments in order to create change          

The position at this stage is fixed term from January 2020 – end of September 2020 with the possibility of rolling over. The role is full time 8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday with our programme running between the hours of 9am and 3pm.

 We offer a competitive market salary and may be able to offer support for relocation costs for the right person.

If you can see yourself in this role apply now or for more information please feel free to email us at 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?
  • Do you have experience working with young people with complex needs?

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