Horowhenua Learning Centre/Life to the Max

Part  time position (20 hours per week)

Horowhenua region

Are you an individual who has a passion for supporting young people?

Are you relatable and committed?

Are you able to organise yourself and work independently when needed?

If you answered YES then this role could be for you!


HLC/Life to the Max is an organisation who support young people and their whānau achieve better life and educational outcomes.


We are looking for a youth worker who can make a real difference with rangatahi in the Horowhenua. You do not necessarily need a professional background in working with young people; if you have the passion to make a difference for young people in your community and you have the key skills required for the role, we would love to hear from you.  If necessary, we will help you attain a qualification on the job.   

You’ll be working with young people who may have experienced considerable challenges, helping them to find training or employment, and set goals to support a better future. 

The successful applicant will have enthusiasm to provide individually tailored programmes for young people and their families to achieve better life and educational outcomes in order to reduce that likelihood of possible future or repeat offending in the community of Horowhenua.


  • Experience in work or coaching in the sporting area or something similar where you have been engaged with Youth, this may have been in a volunteer capacity
  • An ability to work collaboratively
  • Effective communication skills
  • Excellent self-management skills
  • Is a self-starter and can work independently
  • Proficient in use of Social media
  • A full drivers licence
  • Strong computer literacy

A current, full driver’s licence and a police vet are required for this role.


  • Enjoy being part of a supportive and engaged team
  • Work within a dynamic organisation with many wrap around services on hand
  • Commitment to ongoing supervision and professional development
  • Wellbeing benefit and additional birthday leave

To discuss the opportunity in more detail, or for a copy of the Job description, please contact Delphi Winters, Social Services Manager on 021 289 0626 or email [email protected]

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to [email protected]