Presbyterian Support is one of the largest providers of social and health services in New Zealand. Our East Coast team is made up of over 220 staff and 200 volunteers across our services, which include Enliven and Family Works in Hawke’s Bay and Tairāwhiti, and three charity shops.

Through our Family Works service, we aim to make Aotearoa New Zealand the best place in the world to grow up - a place where all tamariki are safe, whānau and strong, and communities are connected. 

About the role:

We are looking for a full-time Youth Mentor and a Social Worker who is passionate about supporting young people  to make positive life choices and decisions in life.  You will be a role model to our children, young people and whānau and a person who has and/or is engaged in community activities eg sport, music, kapahaka, marae.  An ability to speak Te Reo Maori and a knowledge of Tikanga is an advantage. Family Works Tairawhiti have a commitment to delivering, bi-cultural, support that wraps around the individual and their whānau.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have an ability to connect and engage with young people
  • A positive can do attitude and a willingness to learn
  • A clean full drivers license
  • A person who enjoys being part of a diverse team 
  • Ideally, some experience in working with young people or whānau

We offer:

As an employer of choice we value our staff, we understand that people want an opportunity to grow and develop in their careers, we understand that the work is challenging and our staff needs support, encouragement and to be looked after, we offer ongoing support and training and outstanding work culture. 

Application packs are available from:

Applications close: 29 June 2022 at 5.00pm. We reserve the right to close applications early.