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.

For further information about our vacancies, please contact us



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Share your passion for sheep - come and shear for Sheepworld!

Be a part of the amazing Sheepworld team, working part time providing locals and tourists alike with an unforgettable farm experience!
Someone with the passion, fitness and expertise to work the farm, present the show and run the dogs is our ideal match for this unique opportunity.

Skills required:

  • Practical farming skills
  • Confidence to present show to customers
  • Sheep shearing
  • Run dogs
  • Animal welfare

Come join the team at Springboard bringing life changes to young people while running a top class tourist attraction. A clear Police Vet is required for this role.

Please contact Hannah with your application and some information about yourself at

Youth Coach YP/YPP

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 people under the Youth Payment, Young Parent Payment Contract and NEETs programme.

You will support Young People 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 People aged 16-18 who are NEETs (Not engaged in, or at risk becoming disengaged in Education, Employment or further Training).

You will build a trusting relationship with each Young Person.

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

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
  • Competency in written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage deadlines
  • Strong people skills
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Computer literacy and administration skills

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.

Springboard is a faith-based charity, established in 2002 and is situated in Warkworth. We exist so that every young person and their family have someone in their corner and to provide wrap-around support services for young people who need a little extra help along the way.

Please send your CV and covering letter to by Friday 19th August 2022.

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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