Youth Connector

Fixed Term Full Time

Do you love working with young people?

Do you want to make changes in young people’s lives?

We are looking for a dynamic, down to earth team member with a passion for working with young people and the ability to engage with a cross section of the community and employers.  Working as part of the existing team this role will support our already established Youth Connector position and work towards increasing employment opportunities for our young people.

As our youth population continues to grow the need for greater connections with employers, young people and whanau/families is required to ensure that our young people are in the best possible position to obtain employment in the Hastings District.

The Youth Connector has a primary responsibility to support the implementation of Council’s approach to pathway young people into employment.  This could mean; working with service providers; the development of CV’s; interview training; support at interviews; and individual support for young people and whanau; mentoring; and potential pastoral care support.

The Youth Connector will increase employer engagement through building strong relationships with identified and emerging employers; develop and implement a system to engage and provide information for young people and whanau on job opportunities.

This is a fixed term role for 12 months, Monday to Friday 40 hours per week in total.

If this is the job for you, then we want to hear from you. To apply please visit and register on our website

Location: Hastings

Closing Date: Friday, June 2, 2017

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Job no: EQAF739024


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