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Advertised Vacancies – All applicants for paid, advertised vacancies (e.g. non-volunteer roles) must complete an Application Form. It can be found here.

Volunteer information and sign up form can be found here.

Service Coordinator (Permanent, full-time)

Company:             Victim Support

Location:              Whakatane, Bay of Plenty

Listed:                  Thu 24 May, 1.30pm

Type:                     Permanent part-time

Reference:            F18-005

Victim Support is a national organisation providing information, support and advocacy services to victims of serious crime and trauma.

As Service Coordinator you will be a self-managing person who has:

  • experience in the social service sector
  • an ability to think clearly and to work under pressure as needed
  • sound judgement and an ability to problem solve
  • proven relationship management ability with some supervision/coaching skills
  • demonstrated strong organisational skills
  • an outgoing personality and be able to network and build relationships
  • some knowledge and understanding of Family Violence and Sexual Violence (will be an advantage)
  • training skills and experience (will be an advantage)
  • computer competency – ability to learn a new data recording system (is essential)

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Applications quoting reference number F18-005 close:  Friday, 16th June 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

Please note – Applications will not be considered unless they include all three required documents:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Application Form – completed and signed

The application form can be downloaded here.

Download the position description here.

Volunteers Wanted – Court Companion – Auckland, Manukau and Waitakere courts

 Your role will be to advise and support victims prior to and during the court processes.

Opportunities at Auckland, Manukau and Waitakere courts. Comprehensive training will be given.

Our mission is that “Victims of crime and trauma are in control of restoring their lives”

The aim of Victim Support is exactly that, we will look at all ways that we can to support a victim, this may include advocacy, just listening, Court support, financial aid, prepare victim impact statements for court. Our purpose is to help the victim regain control and to rebuild their lives.

Empathy, good communication, non-judgmental attitude, confidentiality, computer literate and access to a computer, full driving license, Police check, efficient in submitting case notes on time via computer, reliable, and able to attend initial training program and ongoing training meetings. Criminal background check is required.

Training includes: Victim Support Induction Training Programme which is held over two weekends, followed by specialist training for court companion volunteers which is held over two weekdays. Ongoing monthly workshop training is provided as is supervision and debriefing.

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form here.

Victim Support Approved Registered Counsellor

Victim Support works in partnership with approved registered counsellors for some crimes.

Counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists, and other health professionals who wish to be considered for the role of a Victim Support approved registered counsellor must meet specified criteria.

If you are interested in becoming an approved registered counsellor for Victim Support, please download and complete the application form.

No closing date