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Casual Youth Educator – Wellington Region


SAPN is seeking enthusiastic group facilitators to join our education team on a casual contracting basis. The applicant would join our vibrant team of youth educators who deliver our sexual violence primary prevention programmes. This casual contract role will be contracted according to demand for programmes, therefore the number of hours per week varies greatly and requires flexibility. Ideally, we are looking for people available between 9-3pm on weekdays in school term time.

Sexual Abuse Prevention Network is a charitable trust that delivers education programmes, advocacy and advice to a wide range of groups and services. This includes education programmes on healthy relationships and consent for secondary schools and community groups.

The successful applicant will receive regular supervision and comprehensive training to deliver our programmes. They will be expected to achieve and maintain the required accreditations and must have skills and experience to work adaptably with diverse groups of young people. This role reports to the Youth Programme Manager.  Applicants will be subject to New Zealand Police vetting.


Job Description

Responsibilities include:
Delivering youth education programmes in the Wellington region and beyond
Strengthening and maintaining working relationships with schools
Working collaboratively with our team of youth educators


The ideal person will have:
Experience in education, youth work, group facilitation
A relevant tertiary-level qualification or equivalent experience
An ability to work with a diverse range of groups, individuals and cultures
A commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Commitment to gender equality and social justice
Understanding of diverse genders and sexualities
Understanding of the dynamics of sexual violence
A full clean driver’s license


What can we offer you?

This role requires a significant level of resilience and vibrancy, the work is demanding but highly fulfilling. We offer professional supervision, and opportunities for professional development.

The successful applicant will bring a strong commitment to SAPN’s core values, mission and strategic vision. If you have a desire to make a positive contribution to our organisation, and have knowledge of the dynamics and impacts of sexual violence, then we would like to hear from you.

All job offers are subject to a clean Police check. Full training and induction will be provided.


Applicants would need to be available for a group interview between 10-12 on the 27th of September, as well as the 15-17th of October for training.


Apply via email with a C.V. and Cover Letter to:

Applications close Monday 23rd of September.