Programme Coordinator (40 hours/week) - Youthtown

25 March 2021

Programme Coordinator (40 hours per week) Whangarei (NorthTec Campus)

Join Youthtown…

Becoming a Programme Coordinator at Youthtown could be the perfect choice for you! Youthtown has been developing young people since its inception in 1932, so when you join our team you'll become part of a strong workforce dedicated to continuing this legacy. At Youthtown we offer a fantastic organisation culture, real development opportunities, and we are renowned for looking after our staff.

He angitūtanga… the opportunity

As a Programme Coordinator you will lead the delivery of programmes for young people primarily aged 5-18, developing quality programmes for our rangatahi/young people. This role focuses on the delivery of a wide variety of programmes run out of our youth hub, in schools and the community, including holiday programmes and after school programmes, but also supports the growth of new programmes. This is a full-time role (40 hours per week), the ability to be flexible in your working hours is essential, as some weekend and evening work may be required.

He kōrero mōu… About you

You will have exceptional teamwork and communication skills as well as proven ability in developing and implementing programmes for young people. You will have a track record of building great relationships within the local area, experience in staff coordination and managing teams, a strong attention to detail and the ability to switch between administration and programme delivery with ease! Of course, the ability to build rapport quickly with young people is essential in this role. A full clean NZ drivers licence with at least 2 years driving experience is essential and intermediate computer skills is required. You will also need to be flexible in your working hours, as evening and weekend work is required at times. Above all, you will have a commitment and passion for developing young people and empowering them to be the best they can be!

These roles don't come along very often! If you are confident in developing, implementing and delivering programmes for young people, we want to hear from you!


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Note that we will be processing applications as we receive them, so don't delay in getting your application through to us!

Note that Youthtown is committed to Child Protection and the safeguarding of children and young people in our care. It is our expectation that all staff will operate in a way that reflects this intent and the intent of the Vulnerable Children Act (2014) to improve the well-being of vulnerable children. Appointment to this role will be subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check.