STAFF VACANCIES

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

Vacancies

Please find information about our current positions vacant below. If we are showing no vacancies, please keep in touch by subscribing to our newsletter or visit this page again later.

Alternative Education Tutor

We are now looking for an amazing individual to join our Alternative Education team. Impact is our NCEA level one programme for 13-15 year olds whom for various reasons mainstream system hasn’t worked. A strong emphasis is placed on creating a culture that nurtures young people to positively navigate the challenges of life. This means teaching life skills, relational skills and physical skills intertwined with great educational outcomes.

This is an opportunity for someone who is a creative thinker. You must have the heart to dream about how to engage young people in meaningful experiences that challenge and inspire them to take risks, realise their potential and find out who they are. You will need to be caring and firm, encouraging and honest, planned and flexible.

The successful applicant will be a team player, who can demonstrate initiative, leadership and is reliable. You will be working closely with another Tutor as well as the wider Springboard team.

A full New Zealand driver’s license is essential in this role and you must be currently living in New Zealand. You do not have to be a qualified teacher for this role, experience working with youth is helpful but not crucial for the right candidate.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and implementing a dynamic education programme
  • Leading education outside the classroom (EOTC)
  • Creating pathways for young people into employment
  • Working with the wider Springboard team to ensure the needs of our young people are being met
  • Upholding the values of Springboard

If you think that you’d love to work alongside a great team in this very rewarding role please email your CV along with a covering letter explaining what strengths and skills you have to: 
brenda@springboard.org.nz  

Applications close Friday 26 April so apply now!
Previous applicants need not apply.

We would ideally like the successful candidate to start before the first day of Term 2 2019.

Learning Hub Tutor

Do you have a passion for working with youth?
Do you want to see young lives changed for the better?
Are you willing to stand beside young people and empower them to do life well?

Yes?
We have the role for you!

We are on the hunt for an energetic, passionate and dedicated person to work with youth in an educational setting.

You will be the Tutor of a Level 2 Certificate programme called ‘The Hub’ aimed at educating a class of 16-18 years olds whom for various reasons; mainstream schooling hasn’t worked.

While education is a focus of this programme; it does not come seperately from creating a sense of belonging in our whanau, equipping the young person to be working toward their best life, mentoring and developing them in relational, life and employment skills.

You will have a hand in developing the programme content, facilitating assessing, leading and teaching in a small classroom setting.

Training and support provided, however previous experience in working wth youth will be prefferred, along with profficient literacy and numeracy skills/knowledge.

The successful applicant will be a team player, who can demonstrate initiative, leadership and is reliable. The Springboard team is dynamic and full of passionate people who are dedicated to seeing 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.

Are you ready to be part of our team?

To apply please email your CV along with a covering letter telling us why you want to take on this challenge and what strengths you have to bring to this role to:
hannah@springboard.org.nz  

Applications close Friday 26 April so apply now!
Previous applicants need not apply.

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

Youth Worker - Part time role

We are looking for an amazing individual to join our Futureworks Team on a part time basis – 2 days a week.  This youth coaching role supports young women aged 16-18 years as they navigate their way through the challenges they face in education, or exiting from education into employment, or other pathways forward.

Our youth workers are dedicated to assisting young people set their goals and work to help them become a reality within the context of our Ministry of Social Development contract. Our team provide practical support that encourages young people to reach different milestones. The nature of the role requires empathy, excellent relational skills, an ability to call young people forward and equip and empower them to find success in their own ways.

The successful applicant will be a team player, who can demonstrate initiative, leadership and is reliable. The Springboard team is dynamic and full of passionate people who are dedicated to seeing 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.

A full New Zealand driver’s license is essential in this role and you must be currently living in New Zealand. Experience working with youth is helpful but not crucial for the right candidate.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Computer literacy for data entry, reporting and client management system
  • Cultural awareness and responsibility
  • Creating pathways for young people into positive outcomes
  • Working with the wider Springboard team to ensure the needs of our young people are being met
  • Upholding the values of Springboard

To apply please email your CV along with a covering letter telling us why you want to take on this challenge and what strengths you have to bring to this role to brenda@springboard.org.nz  by Wednesday 29 May.

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

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