Youth Housing Program Team Leader

2022-10-25 to 2022-11-25
The Lifewise Trust
Work Type
Full Time
Closing Date
Job Description
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We are looking for a Team Leader to lead the development of our programming and work force development. This Team Leader will enhance Youth Development within our service and support our young people to heal and thrive by ensuring that our young people have access to a range of life giving, and healing opportunities and activities. As well as leading our Employment and Mental Health and addiction program, and will be instrumental in developing our Youth Mentor program. This position will play an important role in promoting Youth Development within our team, providing professional development opportunities for our Youth Workers and promoting a continual culture of growth and development.


Strong cultural awareness and experience working in Maori and Pacific communities
Experience in working with young people who present challenging behaviors
Lived experience of homelessness with the ability to use what you have learned to help others
Use your own resilience and self-care skills to manage stress and role model taking an active responsibility for your own wellbeing and recovery
Some experience of using peer support skills and practices (in either informal or formal settings)
Ability to work alongside others and promote rangatiratanga
Be able to talk to people, build trust and enable them to open up in their own time
Positivity, flexibility, confidence and compassion with a non-judgmental attitude and a sense of humour.
The ability to walk along side and work at the whanau’s pace whilst holding the hope when they can’t do it for themselves
Strong youth centered approach

For any additional information or enquiries, please contact:

Lanessa Siteine, Youth Housing Administrator

[email protected]
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