Victim Support | Our vacancies
page-template,page-template-full_width,page-template-full_width-php,page,page-id-39704,page-child,parent-pageid-23309,qode-listing-1.0.4,qode-news-1.0.2,qode-quick-links-1.0,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode-title-hidden,qode-theme-ver-14.3,qode-theme-bridge,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.4.7,vc_responsive

Our vacancies


Application Forms

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.

Finance Officer  (reference F18-017)

  • Varied role (grant payments, accounts payable, and payroll)
  • Opportunity to make a difference
  • Central Wellington location
  • Permanent full time

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:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to customer service
  • Impeccable ethical standards
  • At least two years’ accounts experience using a computerised financial system/database
  • Payroll experience, preferably with a payroll of similar size or larger
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Excel
  • Experience in applying organisation policies
  • Analytical skills and an eye for detail.

Please note that:

  • You will be required to undergo pre-employment vetting by the NZ Police.
  • Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Applications will not be considered unless they include:

  • CV
  • Cover letter (citing reference F18-017)
  • Completed and signed application form.

The Position Description is available HERE and Application forms can be downloaded 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 read the Victim Assistance Scheme (VAS) Counsellor Information.

If you would like to apply, please download and complete these three forms: the Counsellor Application form, the VAS Counsellor Referee Form, and the Police Vetting form.

Please send to the address on the application form.

No closing date