Youth Worker Job

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Springboard Community Works is looking for a Youth Worker to join our Futureworks  work transition programme based in Snells Beach, North Rodney.

Reporting to the Futureworks Team Leader,  you will be energetic, caring, passionate and enthusiastic, with a genuine desire to see young people in our community succeed.  You will be working with young men aged 16 to 18  - helping them with goals, education focus, mentoring, life skills and work placement.  You will be a positive role model reflecting integrity and healthy life choices who is able to work in a team environment  but also be self motivated.
Springboard is a faith based charity that has been empowering young people and their families to build a better future since 2002.  Our mission is to work with young people within our community who need extra help and support, to empower them with essential truths, skills, and mentors to facilitate personal transformation whilst increasing connection to their community.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Interviewing and enrolling young men into the Futureworks service.
  • Coaching young men 1 on 1 to identify their goals and provide the support and pathways to achieve them.
  • Working with young men individually and in a group setting within local schools promoting higher and sustainable learning.
  • Keeping up to date records on individual plans.   

This is a full time paid role - 8am to 5pm, 5 days a week.  

Full drivers license required.

"Working at Springboard Community Works was a great opportunity and I had the most amazing experience there. I was able to influence young men in the community for the better and have a lot of fun doing so. From running licence/leadership courses to playing sports and working in schools etc. Not to mention the awesome team I got to work with who always cared, encouraged and assisted me week in and week out. Springboard is a great place to grow and learn valuable skills and I would highly recommend working there to anyone" - Isaac, previous Youth Worker

To apply please email your CV, along with a covering letter telling us why you would be great in this role, to:   mail@springboard.org.nz