Youth Worker in Secondary Schools (YWiSS) Fixed term until 30th June 2022

Are you committed to making a difference in young people’s lives?

Then look no further!  If you strongly demonstrate amazing skills of relationship and rapport building, an ability to facilitate change and can problem solve to get an effective outcome … then keep reading!


The Anglican Trust for Women and Children (ATWC) is an established Charitable Trust with over a hundred and sixty years of service to children and their Whanau across Auckland through a range of services and programmes based in the homes, schools and communities we serve.


ATWC has partnered with Family Works Northern to provide a joint Youth Work programme across Auckland secondary schools. This service has a particular focus on mentoring and supporting young people to help meet their educational goals.


We are seeking an experienced Youth Worker (Social Workers/ Counsellors/ Teachers or other youth related degree qualifications) on a fixed term contract to deliver  the ‘Check and Connect Programme’ aimed to assist youth within selected secondary schools in Auckland, enabling them to make conscious decisions to engage with school and their communities.


Desired attributes:

  • Knowledge of or Experience working in a school environment
  • Desire to make a difference
  • Able to work across diverse cultures
  • Able to develop strong community networks
  • Solution focused
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Strong team player
  • Legally entitled to work in New Zealand
  • Full New Zealand Drivers Licence


What ATWC offer:

  • Professional registration
  • Additional paid holidays
  • Commitment to professional supervision
  • Ongoing professional development and growth


This is an exciting opportunity to really make a difference within the community. If this sounds like a challenge you would like to take up, then we would like to hear from you.

** As an essential service with vulnerable whanau/patients, government health mandates require all new staff to be fully vaccinated, evidence of this will be required.


For more information, please contact Lila Taulapiu @

Applications close Friday, 6 May @ 9.00am.



10 Beatty Street, Ōtāhuhu, Auckland 1062



Monday to Friday 8am-4:30pm


+64 9 276 3729