Youthline Wellington counsellors give back to the community through phone, text, email, and web chat counselling support through our national Helpline services. We train, support and develop our volunteers to ensure they are confident and equipped to take on this challenging and rewarding role.
Becoming a Youthline Counsellor involves completing our personal development process, formal training, and being mentored by experienced Youthline Counsellors to become confident on the Helpline. Learn more about the process to become a Counsellor, and get information on upcoming dates. For more information, don't hesitate to contact the team.
Youth workers at Youthline Wellington come from diverse backgrounds, but they all share a passion for working with young people to support personal growth and development. Our youth workers facilitate either the Youth Development Programme or education visits in schools and community setting throughout the greater Wellington Region.
Youthline Wellington trains, supports and develops it's youth worker volunteers to ensure they are confident and equipped to take on this challenging and rewarding role.
The intake consists of a personal development process, and formal training. Youth workers are also given the opportunity to complete a youth work level 3 training programme to give you the necessary skills to effectively and safely support young people.
As a youth worker you will be supported with group supervision, ongoing education and opportunities to get involved in a multitude of areas within our organisation.
If you are interested in becoming a Youth Worker for Youthline Wellington, please contact us or download our information about Winter 2018 intake dates below.
We have a range of ways for people to get involved in Youthline Wellington and we are always looking to utilise the great skills in our community and work with a wide range of people.
Some of the operational opportunities for volunteering include:
If you would like to help out in any of these areas or have other areas of interest that you would like to help with, please get in touch.
Our latest upcoming event is our Annual Street Appeal on Thursday, May 24, during Youth Week.
Our annual street appeal is an opportunity for Youthline Wellington to promote our services, collect donations to support the ongoing operations of our organisation, and get out to meet people in our community.
If you, your school, or your organisation would like to help out as collectors for our annual street appeal, please contact us for more information.