Auckland City, AucklandTemporaryUse your excellent communication skills to improve the life of RangatahiVaried work where you use your critical thinking, social skills and judgementMentorship, guidance and coaching securing a better future for Kiwi youthAbout the roleThe Mentor will provide regular virtual mentoring (via video, phone, messaging) and active support of rangatahiBy becoming part of a young person’s social network of adults and community members, a mentor will help young people develop and reach positive personal goals and for some be an integral part of supporting the significant transition into work.
Mentors will form a collaborative group, researching and sharing information on activities, resources and services for their clients.
About youThis role may suit someone working towards their Social Work / Counselling or relevant tertiary qualification or qualified individualsExperience working formally or informally with Maori (Essential)Experience working in Social Services with youth - Health, Mental Health (not essential)Must be willing to undergo relevant statutory and personal checksBasic IT skills re MS Word and Office operating systemsSome Key ExpectationsYou will be committed to a positive relationship with a young person, which includes being a willing listener, empathetic, encouraging and supportive, non-judgmental, patient and flexible.
You will be dependable and consistent in meeting commitments with mentee (high importance)You will adhere to maintaining the confidentiality of personal information accessed as part of your roleIllustrates tolerance, understanding and ability to work effectively with different cultural populations, including but not limited to Pasifika, Asian, those with migrant and refugee experiences.
A commitment to working in culturally appropriate ways to support positive outcomesAbout usAs part of our well-respected national organisation, you will be supported Pokohiwi Ki Pokohiwi (shoulder to shoulder) with on-going learning and development, guidance and coaching from a knowledgeable leadership team.
We celebrate the success of our staff and continually aim higher. The position will be Auckland based and closes on the 19th of January