Youth Worker - Job opportunities

Kaimahi Taiohi

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Youth workers work with people under 25 years of age and their families, and provide services that help support a young person's development. This usually involves helping young people build healthy connections with family, peers, and community, and by providing guidance in education, training and employment.


Youth workers usually earn

$29K-$50K per year

Source: National Youth Workers Network Aotearoa

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a youth worker are good, as demand for their services is increasing and people often stay in the job for a short time.

Last updated 28 January 2016