Youth Programme Coordinator - YMCA Auckland - Closing date 31 May 2022

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  • Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand
  • May 10, 2022
Full time Coordination

Job Description

It’s fun to work at the YMCA!
We are looking for a Youth Programmes Coordinator to join our team based at Mount Albert but you will be running youth programmes in the Massey area. The role is full time for 40 hours per week predominantly working Monday to Friday.
What will you be doing?

  • Developing a Raise Up youth programme for rangatahi
  • Mentoring and supporting young people to grow their leadership skills and give back to their local communities; through youth-led events, workshops and community outreach
  • Providing opportunities for rangatahi to be heard through forming and maintaining youth voice platforms
  • Developing a clear marketing and promotion plan for your programmes and events
  • Assisting with conflict resolution and managing group dynamics
  • Delivering a successful recruitment and selection process for youth programmes
  • Building relationships with schools, sector organisations, governance boards and local communities
  • Develop and support successful partnerships with potential sponsors and funders

What experience/skills do you need?

  • A qualification or experience in youth work or mentorship or programme and event management
  • Experience in managing youth voice programmes preferred
  • Understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Computer literacy - Microsoft office computer skills and knowledge

What the YMCA offers:

  • Free gym membership and discounts on YMCA services e.g. childcare, holiday programmes, sports leagues, etc.
  • Apprenticeship Boost Scheme (Outdoors, Swim School, Lifeguards, Fitness, OSCAR, Youth)
  • Professional development, career advancement and safeguarding training
  • Working in a community-focused environment
  • On-site parking

For over 165 years, YMCA has been about families. Join our team and know that you’re contributing to building strong kids, families and communities now and for many years to come. Our team of 700 people covers operations across health and fitness, recreation and aquatics, early childhood education, before and after school care, holiday programmes, accommodation, outdoor camps, fundraising and youth programmes. YMCA North is proud to have a great mix of people of all ages and cultures who love their work and all contribute to our diverse company culture. We live by our values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.

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Job type
Full Time Employment

Apply before
31 May 2022If this sounds like you, please apply online by please apply by clicking on the "apply now" button.

All applicants must:

  • Currently hold the right to work in New Zealand and currently be in New Zealand.
  • Return a satisfactory Police Vet before commencement of employment.

YMCA North is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people in our care and it is our expectation that all staff will operate in a way that reflects this intent. Staff will be required to attend Safeguarding workshops, trainings and online modules to comply with YMCA North Safeguarding Policy.

Job Type: Full-time