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Youth worker (Hamilton)

Zeal Hamilton is looking for a youth worker who can proactively engage with our young people, build positive and effective relationships and fostering belonging, independence and connect young people to Zeal’s programmes and services.

Zeal is a New Zealand youth organisation full of passionate staff who believe that every young person deserves to live a full life of meaning and purpose.   We dedicate our lives to supporting rangatahi.  Our heart is to see young people secure in their identity and self-worth, deeply connected to a healthy community of belonging and purpose.  At Zeal, we’re all about giving our lives for young people.

We’re looking for someone to join our team in Hamilton who believes in young people like we do. You will be responsible for connecting with our Hamilton young people, providing connection to Zeal, and coordinating events and activities.

In all this, you will keep the care and experience of Hamilton young people at the heart, building genuine relationships that affect and change your personally. We love our young people. And we expect you to also.

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

Aroha

We are driven by a relentless love for rangatahi.

Whanaungatanga & Manaakitanga

We love through real connection and compassion.

Rangatiratanga

We celebrate and champion young people and each other.

Humarietanga

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

Where's the job?

Your core mahi will be at our youth centre in the heart of Hamilton, and engage with staff and rangatahi remotely in the event of future lockdowns.

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 Hamilton

9 Ward Lane, Hamilton Central, Hamilton 3204

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This role is a permanent full-time position (30+ hours) and based at Zeal Hamilton.

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