YMCA Nelson

156 Toi Toi Street

Nelson 7010

New Zealand

(03) 545 6760


Age 18+

Ages 0-5

YMCA Nelson © 2019



Ages 5-15

Ages 15-17

Central,  Victory,  Nayland,  Wakefield & Brightwater 



183 St Vincent Street

Nelson 7010

New Zealand

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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