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Youth Worker

Kaimahi Taiohi

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Youth workers support young people, work with them and their families, help them build healthy connections, and give guidance in health, education, training and employment.


Youth workers usually earn

$16-$33 per hour

Source: Ara Taiohi and Mash Trust, 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a youth worker are good, as demand for their services is increasing.
Larissa Donaldson using a telephone at her desk

A youth worker on the phone with a client

Last updated 7 September 2017