YMCA Nelson

156 Toi Toi Street

Nelson 7010

New Zealand

(03) 545 6760


Age 18+

Ages 0-5

YMCA Nelson © 2018


Ages 5-15

Ages 15-17

Central,  Victory,  Nayland,  Wakefield & Brightwater 


The Senior Raise Up Team meets once every two weeks for 90 minutes at YMCA Nelson in Victory Square.


Young people aged 15 to 20 years from Nelson/Tasman are able to apply to be part of YMCA Senior Raise Up. We currently have a group of diverse young people attending our Raise Up meetings and training workshops & assisting  running events & youth programmes.


"Raise Up is a youth program that has been designed to give youth a safe and healthy environment in which to socialise, achieve and contribute to their communities."




What is the 'Senior Raise Up' Crew's role?


-  Attend Raise Up crew planning meetings 

-  Get involved in planning & development of the youth initiatives and activities 

-  Get involved in the running of the Raise up programme & events 

-  Work towards making Nelson/Tasman a great place for young people 



What the YMCA will offer?


Training Opportunities:


-  Team work & Leadership 

-  Event Management Skills 

-  Working with children & young people

-  Other training the crew requests 



Other Opportunities:


-  Assistance from our youth work team 

-  References & records of your voluntary work with YMCA 

-  Opportunities to put on activities & events for you and your peers 

-  Chance to meet & volunteer with like-minded young people 

-  Free entry to our events   

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