HELP is a great place to contribute as a worker or volunteer. We are passionate about making a difference to the lives of survivors and get to walk with people as they heal.
Our values base extends to the ways that we run the organisation, with an inclusive culture and a firm belief in consultative, shared decision-making.
HELP is looking for a therapist to join out all woman team working with and for adult survivors of sexual violence, and their partners and families.
Our therapy team is looking for a registered counsellor/psychotherapist/psychologist to join us.
This is a part time role, working 21.5 hours including Monday afternoons based in Mt Eden, Auckland. Please send CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, applications close Friday 2nd October.
Crisis Support Counsellor
HELP’s 24-hour crisis service provides counselling, information, and support to women, children, and families who have experienced sexual violence either recently or in the past. The service includes supporting clients through police procedures and medical processes.
Our Crisis Team is currently looking for qualified psychotherapists, psychologists or counselors, preferably with at least 12 months post-qualifying experience, to join our all women team. We have part time positions available in both our After Hours and Day teams. Additional training and/or experience in sexual trauma recovery is a definite advantage, however, induction and training will be provided.
This role involves working with Police, MEDSAC Doctors, phone counselling and support, referral intake and face-to-face crisis sessions.
Relevant experience / skills required:
Working with survivors of trauma and/or sexual violence and knowledge of crisis intervention strategies
Have an understanding of the impact & effects of sexual violence
Articulate thinking around feminist philosophy
Demonstrate commitment to Te Tiriti O Waitangi.
Have an understanding and appreciation of teamwork and team dynamics
Have excellent communication and administration skills
Well skilled in keeping client records and proficient at using and understanding online database systems, including data entry and reporting
Tertiary qualification in Counselling or Psychotherapy
Registered with a relevant professional governing body
Youth Community Development Worker – 30 hours per week over 12 months
HELP is looking for an energetic person to join the Dear Em youth programme to support a community mobilisation project to reduce the impacts of and to end sexual violence. This role involves working in a team environment, both directly with teen and young women in a leadership programme, as well as supporting the programme's social media platform, and networking with other organisations. We need someone who is great at supporting and inspiring teens and young women from a diverse range of cultures to be social change makers. Experience facilitating groups is a must, and getting along in teams is also really important in our collegial work environment. Working in the sexual violence space can be personally challenging, so knowing yourself and your own strengths and vulnerabilities is helpful in being resilient in the work.
"Those who have been traumatised will never be what they were, they are remade into something that is beyond measure stronger, more beautiful, kinder and empathetic."