Porirua & City

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Job Opportunities

In youth work or related fields

This is a space we will advertise any job or internship opportunity we hear about both within and outside of the Praxis Network. Please contact the organisation that is advertising the job, to find out more. 

Alt School Intern - Porirua and Wellington City

Applications are now open for an internship at one of the Praxis Alt Schools in 2021. This is an opportunity to study towards a level 4 or 6 qualification in youth work while you work part-time as a member of the Alt team.

We will have vacancies in Porirua and at City Alt (Wellington) for interns in 2021. Interested? Please follow these steps:

  1. Find out more and apply to enrol in the Praxis course (Certificate or Diploma) here

  2. Click here for more information and check out their website

  3. Contact Damien to start the internship application (this is a separate process).


Praxis Educator - Wellington

We are looking for an amazing person to join the Wellington team later this year, and help deliver the Praxis course in 2021. This is a part time role, it will involve mentoring a small group of Praxis students and organising profound learning experiences for them. Over 2021 the role could develop toward responsibility for leading a team of Educators.

Praxis Educator - Auckland

We are looking for an equally amazing person to join the Auckland team. We have part time work for one day per week effectively immediately, this will develop into two days per week from the end of this year. This role will involve mentoring a small group of Praxis students and organising profound learning experiences for them.

The right people will:

Have significant practical experience and a qualification in youth work. Be passionate about investing in the next generation of youth workers. Have a big heart and a well organised mind.

Want coffee and a chat? Please contact:


Welington: Lizzie@praxis.org.nz or Lloyd@praxis.org.nz

Auckland: Michael@praxis.org.nz

Applications Close: 9th October


St. Mary's Anglican church - Halswell

Youth leader/Youth Worker


St. Mary's Anglican church in Halswell needs a youth leader to develop our growing youth group. We are looking for someone who is passionate about helping young teens know Jesus and grow in spiritual and social maturity. This is a paid position starting Term 4, 2020. 8-10 hours per week: negotiable hours of work and you will have a small committed adult support team. Drivers license and first aid certificate required. It would be preferred that you attend our church.

Trade me Listing #: 2750563206 to apply or contact the vicar, Peter Hurricks pbh@scorch.co.nz

Youth Pastor / Youth Worker

Do you have a heart for what God can do among youth, and among those at the edges of society? Island Bay Presbyterian has a joint Youth Pastor/Youth Work position for 14-16 hours a week working in with a team of staff and volunteers to disciple our church youth, but with the main focus on being part of our community development project in local supported housing complexes. We are seeking someone who can work alone and with others, who can plan activities and relate well to teens and tweens, who can be a regular presence in our faith community, and who is comfortable with people of different cultures and backgrounds.


For more info and the job description, contact Rev Nathan on 021 040 8323 / minister@IBPC.org.nz


Kaiwhakamana (Advocacy)

We have some great advocacy roles going within our Tamaki Makaurau and Te Tai Tokerau teams. We have 3 x roles in total, 2 x in Auckland and 1 x in Whangarei.  There is also a team leader role in Dunedin going as well. Contact Briarley on briarley.birch@voyce.org.nz


Praxis is a network of youth development practitioners,
we are educating and mentoring the next generation of leadership in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Email: admin@praxis.org.nz

Phone: +64 4 471 2747

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