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.
Victim Support is a national organisation providing information, support and advocacy services to victims of serious crime and trauma. Based in the National Office, our professional Corporate Services team is looking for an experienced Finance Officer to make a difference.
The successful applicant will be responsible for approving applications for financial support and preparing payments, enabling victims to participate in court activities, access counselling services and supporting recovery from crime and trauma.
This key role also includes responsibility for a fortnightly payroll of 100+ employees (mostly salaried).
We’re looking for an organised, flexible self-starter with:
Please note that:
Applications will not be considered unless they include:
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.
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form here.
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 read the Victim Assistance Scheme (VAS) Counsellor Information.
Please send to the address on the application form.
No closing date