Youth Development Coordinator

  • Anonymous Company
  • Hastings Central, Hawkes Bay
  • May 28, 2024
Full-Time Community Development Community Services

Job Description

Tihei mauri ora!

Nau mai, haere mai, tahuti mai ki Heretaunga!

Heretaunga haukunui, Heretaunga ararau, Heretaunga haaro te kaahu, Heretaunga takoto noa!

Welcome to Heretaunga, the area renowned for its rich and fertile landscape that is sustained by its life-giving dews and waterways. Welcome to Heretaunga, whose beauty is observed by the sharp eye of the harrier hawk; a landscape rich in history and with an esteemed legacy of caring and providing for its inhabitants.

Taitara Mahi - Youth Development Coordinator
Permanent full-time

Do you love working with rangatahi?

The person we are looking for is someone who has qualifications and experience of working with and can effectively engage with rangatahi. You understand the principles of youth development and can apply these principles to your work. 

The Youth Development Coordinator will support the implementation of Council’s approach to Youth Development through enabling and facilitating youth development initiatives by;

  • Leading the Hastings District Youth Council
  • Supporting the Tuia programme
  • Coordinating rangatahi activities at the Flaxmere Community Centre 

Ou wheako –about you,

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A recognised industry qualification 
  • Initiative and be able to work in a team environment across two sites 
  • A cool and collected manner when working under pressure
  • An understanding and respect for their health, wellbeing and well-ness
  • Public sector experience desirable
  • An innovative and proactive approach to solving problems

Situated in the heart of Ngāti Kahungunu, the Hastings district and Hawke’s Bay offer an enjoyable environment in which to live, work and play. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. Are you keen to be a part of our journey? 


Hastings District Council

Job Summary

The person we are looking for is someone who has qualifications and experience of working with and can effectively engage with rangatahi

How to apply

Youth Development Coordinator PD (if you are viewing this via SEEK - please visit the careers page on our website for a copy of the Job Description)

Applications close: Sunday 23 June 2024

Please Note: Due to the highly competitive employment market, our vacancy close date may be subject to change if a suitable candidate is found, so don't delay in making your application


Local Government

Cause (Sustainable Development Goals)