Reference nr. 2753 : Te Ora Hou Northland
Activity Tutors (Tama, aged 9-13yrs)

Do have a skill or passion you could share as part of an education program?

Te Ora Hou Northland in Tikipunga exists for the benefit of young people. Their needs are the centre of our attention and their development is the heart of our work. We are committed to providing focused, practical and strategic actions to issues facing young people and their families through innovative projects and the formation of meaningful relationships.

One of our key education programmes is Te Haerenga.  This is a specialised programme that delivers wrap around youth mentoring, pastoral care
and education to young people aged 9 – 13 years who are disconnected from mainstream education.

We are on the lookout to find dedicated and compassionate people to come in and share a skill or passion with our tamariki on a weekly or fortnightly basis  - this could be things like:
  • Music/singing/playing an instrument, sport coaching, bike building or repairs, mechanics or a particular life skill
You don't need to be a qualified in this area but you do need to be confident to deliver a session on the topic on an ongoing basis.  You will also need to have patience, a big heart and the ability to work with kids who may have learning and/or behavior challenges.

Activity session are on Tue- Thurs 12.30-2pm and ideally you can commit to one 60 minutes sessions on a weekly or fortnightly basis. 

You will be supported by experienced staff every step of the way

Specific requirements
  • Commitment - it is very important that our boys have structure and routine so we are looking for long term volunteers who can really become a part of our program on an ongoing basis
  • Passion - wanting to see our boys succeed in life and believing they deserve it
  • Knowledge - in the skills or activity that you want to share

5 volunteers needed


✔ Police check
✔ Wheelchair accessible
✔ Reimburse expenses
✔ Reference provided after some time