These words from third year counselling student Mark Moore who spends two days a week at Nga Kete working alongside our Addiction Services team on a one-year placement.
Mark is a passionate young man who aims to further his career in the field of addictions while working at Nga Kete and eventually land a role working as a guidance counsellor within a school.
“I’m passionate about young people fulfilling their potential and seeing their dreams and aspirations come to pass.”
“It’s all about people being empowered ... having the skills to work through life’s challenges.”
Mark’s enthusiasm lies in the field of youth, which is evident in his working background – which includes voluntary work with youth in Cambodia and community-based youth work in Christchurch.
He has been working at Nga Kete for two months and enjoys being part of a supportive team who help each other achieve the best results for clients.
He adds, Nga Kete is a welcoming and friendly environment to work in and operates professionally with close attention to detail.
Mark will graduate at the end of the year.