Support Worker

Coromandel, Waihī, Thames

In this role volunteers are trained to provide crisis support to victims of crime and trauma, wherever or however it is required. For front-line Community Support Workers this can be a crisis call out, over the phone, people’s homes or work places, at a crime scene, court, hospital, at the police station or a neutral venue of choice.
We provide full and comprehensive training for all roles associated with Victim Support through our training development programmes.

By participating in this volunteering opportunity you are helping achieve the following United Nations Sustainability Goals:
Goal 3 - Good health and well-being


Strong communication skills; calm demeanor; diplomacy; respectful; team player; active listening skills; empathetic; emotionally intelligent; respectful of diversity; hands-on approach.
All Support workers will be required to be competent in managing their own time and keeping commitments made to be on the roster and supporting victims.
You must be aged 18 + to apply for this role. Must be a New Zealand Citizen or have permanent residency.
Applicants require a full drivers license and a car. Travel costs are reimbursable.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

Roster shifts are usually eight to twelve hours long across a 24 hour roster. You can advise what shift works best for you.
In addition to time on the roster, additional time will be required for ongoing case work and data entry.

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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