4 May 2022

Fixed-term Kaimahi Rangatahi

Te Ora Hou Wellington East Trust – Posted by LyndaMurrayWellington, Wellington, New Zealand

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Job Description

Kaimahi Rangatahi

Minimum 20 hours a week (negotiable) – 1 year Fixed term

Do you have a heart for the Wellington East Community?

Are you well versed and comfortable in tikanga Māori and te reo?

Are you passionate about seeing young people and their whānau thrive and reach their potential?

Do you have the ability to work inclusively with young people from diverse cultures?

If you are an experienced Kaimahi Rangatahi (youth worker) able to create an environment of whanaungatanga, enjoy implementing new initiatives and are committed to building collaborative relationships, this could be the role for you.

About Te Ora Hou Wellington East

The vision of Te Ora Hou Wellington East is for Tamariki (children) and Rangatahi (youth) to develop a strong sense of identity to reach their God given potential in a safe, supportive and  creative environment.

We support positive youth development through opportunities e.g. employment and education for youth in Wellington – with a primary focus on Māori and Pasifika rangatahi, their whānau and communities. We aim to provide quality, sustainable services which meet the needs of youth and their whānau in Wellington East and to progress healthy, well- connected communities.

We develop strong credible relationships, build leaders and to motivate and support youth  who come from the communities we serve. We believe that the design, implementation and evaluation of our projects should involve those people that benefit from the projects. This means whānau, rangatahi and local community members are empowered and engaged at all levels  of decision making.

Key responsibilities include:

  •  To provide a welcoming and inclusive space for rangatahi to develop personal identity and self-awareness.
  • Engaging, motivating and working with rangatahi and their whānau in a culturally sensitive, inclusive and appropriate manner
  • Providing mentoring and support for rangatahi, assisting in the transition process and motivating youth towards achieving education, training and/or employment goals
  • Assisting in youth programme planning including consideration for cultural relevance, inclusivity, health and safety, and financial parameters
  • Identify and conduct quality assessment of rangatahi’s needs
  • Engaging with and working collaboratively with stakeholders such as Police, schools, church, employers and other community
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues to support programme planning, delivery, reporting and evaluation
  • Ensure that all duties undertaken comply with current Te Ora Hou Wellington East Health and Safety Policy and Procedures, Code of Ethics for Youth Work (Ara Taiohi)

You will need to be fully vaccinated and provide evidence that confirms your status.

Full drivers licence preferred or be working towards gaining a full licence.

How to Apply

For further information, please contact Lynda Murray at  lynda@tohwe.org.nz or 027 255 8811. Applications close 16th May.

Job Categories: Social Services. Job Types: Fixed-term. Salary: 60,000 - 80,000.

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