Staff and Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers Team

The desire to be part of something of significance is within all of us.  We're about transforming lives so join our Volunteers Team and make a difference in the lives of both the young women we work with, who are from all over NZ, and their communities!

We have Volunteer opportunities at the Home (located on the North Shore of Auckland) and also in your local community.  For more information and an application form please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Staff Opportunities

A Girl Called Hope operates a residential therapeutic programme for young women from across New Zealand.  Aged between 16 and 28 these are young women with a strong desire for change and freedom from life-controlling issues and behaviours.  The home is based on the North Shore of Auckland and a full NZ Drivers' Licence is required.  All applicants are responsible to ensure eligibility to work in NZ.


Counsellor (8 hours per week) – Maternity leave cover

This position is effective from mid-February 2018 to cover maternity leave.

Position Information

This position would suit an applicant with qualifications and experience in the counselling field.  Experience with clients working through trauma, eating disorders and/or mental health issues would be an advantage. As A Girl Called Hope utilises a structured counselling model a willingness to work within this while integrating your own preference of modalities is essential. As part of a multi-disciplinary team the incumbent will be required to also provide general support within the programme Home to colleagues and programme participants.

This role includes:

  • Working on a Tuesday from 8am to 5pm.
  • Working within the A Girl Called Hope Counselling model.
  • Maintaining counselling notes and completing electronic reports; this requires confidence with Microsoft Word.
  • Identifying and accessing appropriate resources for the counselling area.
  • Assigning weekly homework for residents.
  • Provision of general support and encouragement to the programme participants.
  • Providing family support, where appropriate, to aid a participant’s progress.
  • Working transparently within a multi-disciplinary team and programme.
  • Commitment to supervision and ongoing education.

Alignment with the vision and values of A Girl Called Hope is essential.  Applicants must be 25yrs or older and eligibility to work in NZ is a necessity.  Registration with either NZCCA or NZAC is required.  To apply in the first instance, please email your CV to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Applications close: Sunday, 14th January 2018. Successful applicants must be available for induction and training from Monday, 5th February 2018.

 


Night and Weekend Residential Support Worker (shifts 8am-5pm, 4:30pm-8:30am)

Positions become available throughout the year on this team.  As it involves shift work on week nights and weekends the role is more suited to those who are available to sleep overnight so would suit applicant who is training in, or has experience with, social services such as social work, youth work,teaching, nursing, mental health.  However, applications are invited This position includes helping supervise programme activities and supporting residents within a therapeutic environment.

Alignment with the vision and values of A Girl Called Hope is essential. It is preferable that applicants are 20yrs or older and eligibility to work in NZ is a necessity.  A current Full NZ Drivers Licence is required.  Successful applicant must be available for training and induction.

To apply, in the first instance, please email your CV to:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .