Youth Development Coach
VisionWest Community Trust
Auckland, Nueva Zelanda
5d ago

Youth Development Coach

Are you passionate about seeing young people reach their potential?

VisionWest Education and Training Centre is seeking a high energy, self-motivated and compassionate Youth Development Coach, to take responsibility for coordinating and delivering a youth service program to assist in supporting rangatahi.

The programme will focus on intensive one-on-one mentoring, working with each rangatahi to offer tailored supports through an individualised development plan.

Responsibilities will include research and community development, academic programme management, planning, evaluation and assessment, and relationship building.

The successful applicant will have :

  • Networked within the community and related agencies.
  • The desire to work with those who have experienced homelessness.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a bi-cultural context and acknowledge the Treaty of Waitangi to practice.
  • A sound understanding of community service providers, not-for-profit organisations and / or community housing practices or working within a residential or not-for-profit setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to deal sensitively with whanau and work collaboratively with the board, colleagues, government and other professionals.
  • Excellent written communication skills including letter writing.
  • Experience of lone working in people’s homes with a strong understanding of Health & Safety requirements.
  • A clean, current car driver’s full license and willingness to travel.
  • VisionWest Community Trust is an award-winning, not-for-profit organisation with faith-based roots, that provides a range of services to communities in Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Christchurch.

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