Springboard Community Works is a faith based charity in North Rodney that has been working with young people and their families since 2002.

Springboard highly values its employees and sees them as our greatest asset, our heart!

The varied roles within Springboard bring people of an array of skills and abilities together to change their community by creating opportunities for young people to experience success.
Staff members are part of a strong, supportive and encouraging team of like-minded, values based individuals.

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Youth Coach for Young Males


Do you have experience with youth and a passion to support young people  achieve their goals?

Springboard is looking for an energetic Youth Coach to support young males under the Youth Payment, Young Parent Payment Contract and NEETs programme.

You will predominantly support young males who have a dependent child, or who are unable to live at home, to navigate the challenges of being a beneficiary, solve problems and guide them in positive directions. You will also work with young males aged 16-18 who are NEETs (Not engaged in, or at risk of becoming disengaged in, Education, Employment or further Training).

You will build a trusting relationship with each Young Person. In addition, you will build strong relationships with local colleges and get involved in school activities in order to break down barriers with young people needing service.

To be considered for this role, a CV and Covering Letter detailing your experience and why you believe you’re the best fit for this opportunity is required.

To apply you must have:

  • Current rights to work in New Zealand
  • Full New Zealand Drivers Licence
  • Experience and/or a qualification in working with high risk youth
  • You must currently live in New Zealand

To be successful in your application you will have the following:

  • A passion to see positive life change for young people
  • An ability to work effectively with all cultures and demographics
  • Computer literacy and administration skills
  • Ability to manage deadlines
  • Strong people skills
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Competency in written and verbal communication skills

The successful candidate would ideally reside in the Rodney region and be well connected locally.

The Springboard team is dynamic and full of passionate people who are dedicated to bringing the best outcomes for our young people. You will need to be able to uphold the values of our organisation, understand the principles that we operate by and work within these.

Please send your CV and covering letter to by Friday 10th February 2023.

A full New Zealand driver’s license is essential in this role as you will be transporting youth. 
You must be currently living in New Zealand.

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