Specialist Youth Worker/Skills Trainer
Youth Horizons
Auckland, NZ
2d ago

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If you are someone who is passionate about working with youth and can motivate and support young people, we are keen to hear from you!

We need casual Specialist Youth Worker / Skills Trainers to work on an as required basis with our young people (11 to 16 years) in foster care settings in the Auckland region.

Becoming a Skills Trainer / Specialist Youth Worker provides invaluable experience for those studying social work, psychology or youth work, or is a great opportunity for anyone with experience caring for rangatahi.

You will be required to :

  • Assist youths to develop and practice skills including, behaviour management, communication, coping and problem-solving skills.
  • Assist with after school and holiday / day programmes.
  • Support young people to undertake their daily activities, meet their goals and change their behaviours.
  • Report on sessions with Young People.
  • Attend any training as part of the programme.
  • About You

  • You will have passion to enhance the lives of young people at risk.
  • Previous conflict resolution experience and experience in working with young people from a range of cultures would be an advantage.
  • Ability to provide nurture and structure and to be a strong positive adult role model.
  • Have a full and clean New Zealand driver's licence.
  • Be able to pass a clear Ministry of Social Development (MSD) and Police vetting check.
  • Having interests and skills in sports, music or art is advantage.
  • What We Offer

  • Full induction and on-going developmental training.
  • Fun loving family / whanau environment.
  • Ongoing support and regular fortnightly catch-ups.
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