“Everybody deserves a great future. To stand in the corner of our young people who need support is my privilege. I get to invest my time and energy to such a worthy cause… it’s life changing.”
“I work for Springboard because I want to make a difference and the work we are doing changes lives in this community”.
“I work here because of what Springboard stands for – believing there is good in everyone, taking the time to encourage and support individuals to make good choices for a great future – Helping people help themselves!”
PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
“I love getting to help our communities’ vulnerable youth and working with an awesome team of tutors, supervisors and managers who have hearts the size of mountains.”
CONTRACT MANAGER (NEETs, YP & YPP)
“I love being part of an amazing team that carries the history; present and future, of providing a solid support network to our young people. To bring change; helping others realise their potential, gives me the biggest joy in life. Springboard is a personal organisation that shows heart in this great community.”
CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR (NEETs, YP & YPP)
“I have felt called to be a guide to young people, ever since I was a teenager and had a mentor come into my life. I believe that that relationship is a big reason why I am still alive today. I do this for the one young person who needs someone like I did”.
YOUTH COACH (NEETs)
“I have grown up in the community around Springboard and now I have an opportunity to give back to the youth in the area”.
YOUTH COACH (NEETs)
“I’ve always had a passionate heart to serve Aotearoa’s young people which was birthed out of my own story of being on the streets, and having no-one to understand or support me in what I was going through. Springboard offers a full wrap-around support service armed with love and hope for our future generation of young people in Aotearoa and I’m stoked to be part of a team that shares the same values and goals”.
YOUTH COACH (NEETs/YP/YPP)
“I believe our rangatahi have great potential and voices that need to be heard. Springboard has such an awesome heart for relationship and strengthening communities by supporting our young people, this is something I am passionate about and I am so blessed to be a part of this team.”
“I work at Springboard because I carry hope that everyone can have a brighter future”.
“Im really excited to have this opportunity to give back, from my life experiences, to troubled youth and hopefully help them realise there is a better way and that there is always hope even in your darkest moments of life.”
“I have only recently started at Springboard in the role of Impact Tutor. I am looking forward to working with at risk youth as I believe it will allow me to be fully involved in and give back to a community”.
“I just love working with young people, and think it’s such an honour to get to work at Springboard and be part of a story of such hope”.
“Every one of us is in this race called life, yet for many young people it’s been a rough start. I see my role as one of the people who can help set them up for a win. I want to bring out the gold in their passions and potential and create a place of belonging.”
“I love it that we get to support young people see their possibilities, see their futures and the diamonds inside themselves”.
YOUTH EMPLOYMENT MENTOR & DRIVERS ED INSTRUCTOR
“I work at Springboard to be that friend to a young person, that scaffolds life changes and adds support where possible. I commit myself to diligently work in collaboration with a multi-talented group in a consistent, practical and task-oriented way”.
“I work at Springboard with the hope that others can see that it is possible to change your life”.
“I needed a chance when I was a young person, Springboard gave me one. Now I get to help others have that same chance. Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose”.
“Working at Springboard, has opened up an opportunity for me to be in a position to advocate, support and empower our most vulnerable children, youth and families, while fostering & implementing positive change!”
YOUTH AND FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER
“I love working with youth, they can be incredibly challenging, but so incredibly rewarding. It’s exciting and a real privilege to be part of the Springboard team, as we are able to give that wrap around support to the young people and their families with extraordinary heart and passion.”
YOUTH COACH (YP & YPP)
“I believe that all people should have the opportunity to have a fulfilling and meaningful life & I hope to be a part of people’s journey toward that. Springboard encompasses a unique culture of belonging and hope; everyone that walks through the door will find family here. Who wouldn’t want to be a part of that!”
“As a Computer Science student my biggest fear has always been that I would end up in a box working for some soulless company; and I am so happy to say that Springboard is anything but that. There really is a positive atmosphere about the place that is geared towards bringing change to the community and it is so exciting to be a part of that.”
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