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Do you have a passion for our youth? Help us transform Wellington’s streets for Rangatahi!

ZEAL is a leading youth organisation full of passionate, creative youth workers who believe that every young kiwi deserves to live a full life of meaning and purpose.

Our Zeal Nights/Street Youth Work approach represents the best of youth work practice in Aotearoa. We work to support rangatahi using the city on weekend evenings for any reason. Using a strengths-based and non-judgemental approach we build healthy and trusting relationships, fostering a sense of belonging and increasing connection to youth services and providers.

If you have youth work experience, a drive to create meaningful change and the ability to connect and build rapport quickly with young people, we’d love to hear from you!

This role is a part-time contracted position based in Wellington.

Key Responsibilities

Skills and experience

Who is Zeal?

Zeal is a leading New Zealand youth organisation whose mission is to make transformative spaces and experiences accessible to all young people in Aotearoa.

Our values and vibe


We are driven by a relentless love for rangatahi.

Whanaungatanga & Manaakitanga

We love through real connection and compassion.


We celebrate and champion young people and each other.


We bring our best to the mission. We stay open, adaptable and keep learning.

Where's the job?

Your core mahi will be on the streets of Wellington CBD and at our youth centre in the heart of Wellington, however you will be required to engage with staff and rangatahi remotely in the event of future lockdowns.

Vaccine required?

Due to the role requiring direct contact with students and young people, you will be required to be vaccinated to apply for this role.

Zeal Wellington

Level 1/55 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011

Apply for this role

This role is a casual position  based at Zeal Wellington.

Applications close midnight Friday 4th March.

For more information and to see a video about the project (featuring testimonials from young people) please contact Euan Graham (Zeal Nights Manager): euan@zeal.nz

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