Westland Rural Education Activities Programme (WestREAP) West Coast

Youth services facilitator

General, Youth services facilitator

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 9:11 am 16 January 2019
Closes 5pm 01 February 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9qML

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced youth facilitator to provide ongoing support, mentoring and guidance for youth aged 16–17 years (and their families) living in Hokitika/South Westland.

The ideal candidate will be familiar with the NEET (Not in Employment, Education or Training) classification as set out by the Ministry of Social Development and Work and Income New Zealand. They will be open-minded, and comfortable with maintaining positive relationships within schools, family and whānau, iwi and community groups. Experience in mental health work would be advantageous.

Candidates need to be able to demonstrate the following strengths:

  • Excellent communication, with well-developed oral and written skills and an ability to build rapport with youth
  • Ability to work alongside young people to assist them to achieve their goals
  • Able to work independently with solid time management and prioritisation skills
  • Proficient in using web-based tools including a database and MS Office software.

Relevant experience would be an advantage. If you are looking for a fresh challenge, we offer a fun and flexible working environment with excellent terms and conditions of employment including employee benefits.

The position is based in Hokitika.

How to apply

For more information and/or an application pack, contact by phone or email Please send cover letter, CV, application form and 2 referees to:

Jane Wellard
Box 264, Hokitika
(0800) 927 327

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Position Job Description

Vacancy reference #:1H9qML

Listed 9:11 am 16 January 2019
Closes 5pm 01 February 2019

Organisation details

Westland Rural Education Activities Programme (WestREAP)

Location: West Coast