Youth Coach - Fixed Term

· Thames, Waikato
Employment Type Fixed Term Contract
Minimum Experience Experienced


Fixed Term Parental Leave cover, Thames-Coromandel

One year fixed term commencing in October

Do you want to join a dynamic and supportive team?

Our Youth Service will support young people aged 16 to 19 to engage in education, training and work based learning or employment.  On a daily basis the Youth Coach will meet with youth to help them identify and overcome barriers, influence positive change and support improved wellbeing, providing career advice and general pastoral care.  

The right applicant will have the ability to relate to young people, be reliable, energetic and passionate about providing guidance, encouragement and practical support to assist young people to reach their potential.  

The core skills required for this role are:

  • The ability to build and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stake holders
  • Experience in managing a caseload and/or excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to support young people to set realistic goals and career plans
  • Computer competency (email, word, excel)
  • Energy and drive to make a difference in the lives of others
  • Ability to run workshops and organise small events
  • Knowledge of MSD Entitlements
  • Clean and current full driver licence is essential
  • A good sense of humour and commitment to being part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • This position is classed as a Core Worker and will need to pass a safety check, inclusive of Police Vetting, under the Children’s Act 2014

Check out our website  to see the range of services you could be part of should you choose to join our dedicated, professional and fun loving team.

Click here for the job description for this role

Please send queries to:
PO Box 552 or 732B Queen Street, Thames
Phone: 07 868-8644  Fax: 07 868-8685


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  • Location
    Thames, Waikato
  • Employment Type
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Minimum Experience