Employment Youth Coach

The youth employment coach role has been developed under the “Positive Pathways for Rangitahi” in partnership with Tamawhariua Health and Social Services and the Katikati Community Centre.

Here to support young people’s wellbeing and to guide them on a pathway to achieve their aspirations and success in education, training, and employment. This service is for 14-24 year olds.


  • We provide mentoring and coaching to support people find employment.
  • We support young people to identify their goals and develop a plan to achieve their ideal career.
  • We help to develop skills and confidence (building strong CVs and interview techniques).
  • We offer the Licence to work” programme to ensure young people are work ready and can connect you to the latest local job opportunities.


Please contact Melody – Youth Employment Coach for more information on Ph 07 5490399 or email yec@katikaticommunity.nz


New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2)

Accreditation: NZQA Level 2  Credits: 60

Held at the Katikati Community Centre 9am – 2pm  (Starting July)


We are working with the team from Fruition Horticulture to provide young people with the knowledge, skills and attitudes they need to develop their careers.

We understand for some young people, there are various barriers to learning and finding employment that must be overcome.


For more information contact Melody details above