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Youth Worker

Kaimahi Taiohi

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Youth workers support young people to improve their health, education, training and employment opportunities.


Youth workers usually earn

$17-$28 per hour

Senior youth workers usually earn

$28-$35 per hour

Source: Ara Taiohi, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a youth worker are good due to increasing demand for their services.
Graham Jones stands at a desk with a colleague looking at a clipboard

Youth workers often work as a team to help support the young people they work with

Last updated 11 September 2018