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Our vacancies


Service Co-ordinator  – full-time (40 hrs/week) – Tauranga

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 when 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 (would be an advantage)
  • training skills and experience (would be an advantage)
  • computer competency – ability to learn a new data recording system (is essential)

Download the position description here and the relevant application for here.

Applications close Tuesday, 23rd January 2018 at 5:00 pm


Support Worker – full-time (40 hrs/week) – Christchurch

Victim Support Christchurch is seeking a professional social service support worker to provide crisis response to victims of crime and trauma.
To be successful, you will need to have:

  • excellent interpersonal skill
  • a relevant qualification
  • be able to relate to a diverse group of people
  • the ability to think under pressure and prioritise effectively
  • the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • good computer skills
  • have flexibility and be able to work within the wider Christchurch District
  • be able to work outside normal day time hours and some weekends
  • a full driving license and access to own transport
  • you may be required to work some part of the weekend

Download the position description here and the relevant application for here.

Applications close Monday, 29th January 2018 at 9:00 am

  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