What to get involved in your community? Raise Up is a group of up to 20 young people who are passionate about doing good in there community and creating awesome ways for young people to come together and have some fun.
Thinking of joining the crew? Apply online
Drop In, social sports day!
This is where all young people can utilise the Leisure Centre to play table tennis, play basketball, swim, what ever you are interested in.
My name is Roimata; I am of Maori descent and a die-hard GI local. I am the Youth Programme Coordinator for Raise Up Tamaki. I attended Pt England Primary, Tamaki Intermediate and Tamaki College. I have lived in Pt England for 27 years – don’t do the math, it gets embarrassing.
I have been with the Y on and off since 2008. I’ve worked in OSCAR programmes, I’ve taught swim, I’ve been a lifeguard, a kiwi sport coach and a receptionist.
Initially I applied for the role of Raise Up Tamaki Coordinator because it was a role I had never done. With a twist of the arm, I decided to give it a go. I have had more challenges in the months I have been here than the years I have worked for the Y; but I wouldn’t change it for anything.
I am now a Youth Worker in the community that helped mould me. I love Raise Up – you will too!