Do you want to do more for Kiwi kids?

If so, you may be exactly who we're looking for.

At Barnardos, we're passionate about making a real difference in the lives of Kiwi kids. We have over 60 years' experience helping New Zealand tamariki and whānau be the best they can.

Our trained, experienced and passionate staff work with more than 100,000 children and families in communities across Aotearoa every year. They ensure that children receive the care, support and education they deserve — and you can too. 

We provide family support and early childhood education to Kiwi families and intensive social support to those most in need. Standing behind our frontline staff is a dedicated corporate services team — including fundraising, marketing, human resources, finance and IT.

 

Why choose Barnardos?

Because at the end of each day, you'll know you’ve made a real difference in the lives of Kiwi kids up and down New Zealand. And when someone asks what your job is, you can truly say "I do more for Kiwi kids."

 

How to apply

Check out our current vacancies below. When you see one you're keen on, click Apply.

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Early learning & childcare

Become a Home Based Educator

All regions

Change a child's future

We have exceptional career opportunities for passionate individuals to join our team of in-home early learning educators enabling the potential of Kiwi kids.

If you are committed to children’s learning and development and can provide a safe, nurturing environment in your home for up to 4 children aged under 5 then we would be interested in talking to you.

Join a purpose-driven team

Barnardos is a not-for-profit organisation committed to doing more to protect, support and educate New Zealand tamariki and their whānau/families. Our education arm, Barnardos Early Learning, offers home- and centre-based early learning programmes for under 5s designed to meet the needs of our local communities. We support educators to use Te Whāriki, the New Zealand early childhood curriculum.

Feel supported

We encourage and support our educators to learn and succeed by providing

  • regular visits & support from qualified early childhood teachers
  • educational support and training
  • professional development
  • educational resources
  • being part of a caring, skilled team of professionals.

What it takes

To be an in-home educator, you need a

  • home and personal background that meets our robust health and safety requirements
  • desire to make every moment a teachable one
  • passion for nurturing, inspiring and delighting children in your care
  • commitment to creating lifelong learners
  • willingness to connect with parents as partners in their child's education
  • background or experience working with children.

Find out more

Visit our Barnardos Early Learning website and our dedicated Careers page for more information and to hear what our wonderful Educators have to say about being a Home Based Educator with Barnardos. 

Or take action today

If you see a future as part of a supportive, caring community of teachers, educators and parents, while still having the freedom to run your own business caring and educating under 5s, take action. Do more now for the future of our nation’s children — the tamariki of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Apply now

Casual Teacher - Early Learning (South Island)

We are looking for experienced/fully qualified and registered teachers to join a South Island Early Learning Centre on a Casual basis.
Centres include: Kaikoura, Hornby Pasifika, Te Puna Oraka, Oamaru and Cromwell.

Key responsibilities
Deliver a curriculum aligned to Te Whāriki.
Implement and evaluate a learning programme that is responsive to the strengths and interests of children.
Promote learning opportunities which are inclusive and culturally responsive.
Document children’s learning and support children’s profile books and e-portfolio.

Skills and experience
Previous experience working as a Teacher in an early childhood education team setting.
The ability to use initiative and a commitment to quality practice standards and the principles of Te Whāriki.
Knowledge and understanding of current early childhood education theory and practice.
Excellent communication and organisation skills.
Enthusiasm and a strong desire to make a difference to children in their early years, while building strong links with their whānau and families.

Barnardos Early Learning is the social enterprise arm of Barnardos - New Zealand's leading children's charity. Every year our services and people make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children, young people and their families. Barnardos believes that through our collective commitment, talents and efforts we are working hard to create an Aotearoa where every child has the opportunity to, in their own unique way, shine bright. With your help we can do even more.

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For more information or to apply email: Di.Livingstone@barnardos.org.nz
Please apply only if you are eligible to work in New Zealand.

Centre Manager - Early Learning (Turua)

Applications close Sunday 25 July

This is an outstanding centre manager opportunity at our Turua Early Learning Centre. Bring your strong leadership and operational management skills to lead the day-to-day running of the Centre, including enrolments, developing strong relationships with tamariki, whanau and the community, supporting the teaching team in programme planning, ensuring excellent standards of education and care are met.

Key responsibilities

  • Providing leadership to create an environment where children's interests and strengths are developed and shared with their whānau
  • Managing day-to-day centre operations, including staffing, enrollments and marketing
  • Recruiting, inducting, leading and developing a high quality team
  • Managing financial and occupancy goals
  • Plan, implement and evaluate a learning programme that is responsive to the strengths and interests of children
  • Promote learning opportunities which are inclusive, equitable and culturally responsive

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Community Coordinator (Auckland)

Applications close Thursday 5 August

The Community Coordinator is responsible for identifying, developing and assisting regional activities that directly support the growth of enrolments across Barnardos Early Learning in Auckland. In addition, the role is responsible for building relationships with local businesses, community and identified stakeholders, to support the brand of Barnardos Early Learning. 

This is a full time Permanent position of 40 hours.

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Educators - Early Learning and Homebased (Auckland)

Educators and Teachers at Barnardos work in partnership with parents and whānau to encourage children’s curiosity, learning and development. 

We are looking for teachers to join our casual relievers pool for our many centres across Auckland. You would work and be supported by a passionate and professional team.

Alternatively work as a Homebased Educator from your own home, choosing your hours and having a supportive network of teachers behind you.

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Educator - Early Learning (Oamaru)

Applications close on Friday 23 July

Educators and Teachers at Barnardos work in partnership with parents and whānau to encourage children’s curiosity, learning and development.  As an Educator you contribute to assessment, planning and implementation of a curriculum to infants, toddlers and young children that reflects current approaches to effective teaching and learning. 

The Centre is dynamic, innovative and the team is committed to providing high quality care for all families and children in the wider community. Support our teaching team to deliver a curriculum that is aligned to Te Whāriki and is responsive to the strengths and interests of children.

This parental leave role is 35 hours per week for 7 months, commencing September 2021 and is  based at our Oamaru ELC.  We love the spacious outdoor area, getting together to share kai and the enthusiastic teaching team have a great environment to teach in.

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Join our team of Early Childhood Teachers

All regions

We have a network of 23 centres right across with country, and over 40 years experience in Early Learning. We are proudly a not-for-profit organisation investing any surplus funds into our teachers, staff and other services.

Come on board with us to enjoy - 

  • The chance to make a difference – you’ll be empowered and well-resourced, so you can genuinely inspire children to excellent and equitable outcomes from within a not-for-profit who invests in NZ communities.
  • Warm, open culture – we hold a strong and continuous focus on quality for you, the tamariki and whānau we serve - striving to be one big welcoming family.
  • Continuing professional development – four hours per week professional time, internal learning and development opportunities and ongoing appraisals to support Teacher Certification.
  • Support for you -  financial support to maintain your full certification and mentoring for provisionally certificated teachers. You will also receive up to 5 additional sick days.
  • Large network of expert support – the wider Barnardos organisation and our community of 24 centres give us the platform to collaborate, motivate and inspire one another to continually improve.
  • Peer and mentor learning opportunities – be mentored by qualified and experienced practitioners, engage in tailored professional development and be part of our network of teachers across Aotearoa.  
  • Added benefits – as a Barnardos employee, you will gain access to a range of benefits such as discounted childcare and insurances, access to a wellness program and subsidised flu vaccination each year.

If you are interested in joining Barnardos please email your CV and cover letter to info@bel.og.nz and we'll make sure your details are passed on to the team in your area. 

Teacher - Early Learning (Turua)

Applications close Wednesday 2 July

Qualified teachers at Barnardos work in partnership with parents and whānau to encourage children’s curiosity, learning and development. You will assess, plan and implement a curriculum to infants, toddlers and young children that reflects current approaches to effective teaching and learning. This is a full time position base at our Turua centre.

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Teacher or Educator Reliever for Early Learning (Wellington)

Applications close Thursday 29 July

Teachers and Educators at Barnardos work in partnership with parents and whānau to encourage children’s curiosity, learning and development. As a Teacher or Educator you contribute to assessment, planning and implementation of a curriculum to infants, toddlers and young children that reflects current approaches to effective teaching and learning.

This is a Casual Relievers position so hours may vary. There will be opportunity to relieve at our Early Learning Centres in Wellington, Lower Hutt and Porirua.

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Download the Educator position description (PDF 1,114KB)

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Child & family services

0800 What's Up Counsellors (Auckland)

Are you looking for a role where you can make a difference?  

Our Counsellors provide a free, confidential phone and online chat counselling service for children and young people aged 5 - 19 years.  This support really makes a difference, and while the role can be extremely challenging at times, it can be extremely rewarding at others.  

It’s a vital part of our work to make New Zealand a better, safer, happier place for children and young people.

  • 0800 What's Up is open 7 days a week. 12.00pm - 11.00pm Monday to Friday, 3.00pm to 11.00pm Saturday and Sunday.
  • Permanent Part time and Casual positions available  
  • Candidates must be able to work weekends and evenings

Skills and experience

Our counsellors are given full training, but experience or qualification in the following areas are desirable

  • Previous counselling experience or experience working with vulnerable children or young people is desirable
  • Recognised tertiary qualification in the Social Services field e.g. counselling, social work, psychology is desirable

To excel in this role, you will need:

  • To value diversity and encourage it in others
  • Excellent in oral and written communication skills, especially with young people
  • The ability to work shifts including nights and weekends
  • Be technologically savvy, to pick up our operating systems quickly
  • Resilience and a clear understanding of your own self-care needs and when to practice them

Benefits

  • Learning and development programs
  • Supervision
  • Discounted childcare for permanent staff members and a wellness programme including discounts with health providers

About Barnardos

Barnardos is New Zealand's leading children's charity. We tailor our services to respond to local needs, individual challenges and diverse experiences. 

We're here for all Kiwi kids. Every day, our services and staff make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children and families across New Zealand.

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For more information or to apply email your CV and cover letter to: aucklandonehunga@barnardos.org.nz

Please apply only if you are eligible to work in New Zealand, we may interview as applications come in, so apply now!

Visit - https://www.whatsup.co.nz/

Casual Youth Workers (Christchurch)

We are looking for suitably qualified and/or experienced Youth Workers to provide casual relief support (day/night and sleepover shifts) which sometimes is requested at short notice in one of three community group homes in Christchurch managed by Barnardos. 

Shift times are 7.00am – 9.00am and  3.00pm – 10.00pm with a 9 hour sleepover shift Friday – Thursday of each week.

This type of work can be challenging but is also rewarding.  The role of a casual Youth Worker is to support young people to make positive changes in their lives.  If you thrive on variety, a challenge and enjoy flexible working conditions, then a role like this could be ideal for you.

To be successful ideally you will need:

  • Previous experience working with young people
  • Be currently studying towards a formal qualification in human services or similar
  • A belief that young people deserve the opportunity to grow and learn
  • Professional integrity, resilience and dedication
  • A current full driver’s licence is required

Barnardos is New Zealand’s leading children’s charity, doing more for Kiwi kids. Every year our services and people make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children, young people and their families. Through our collective commitment, talents and efforts we are working hard to create an Aotearoa New Zealand where every child has the opportunity to, in their own unique way, shine bright.

In everything we do, we are guided by our values, and core principles of Ngā Pou e Whā – our vision for working with Māori. 

If you believe you have the knowledge, skills and attitude and are prepared to work hard then we would be interested to hear from you by submitting your application to wendy.lorenz@barnardos.org.nz

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Infant and Early Childhood professional - Child and Family Practitioner (New Plymouth)

As a Family Start professional you will deliver an intensive home visiting programme that works with vulnerable 0-5 year olds and their whānau. The programme focuses on improving infant/children’s growth and health, learning and relationships, family circumstances, environment, & safety. Whānau with high needs can be referred to Family Start at any time from pregnancy confirmation, and up until the baby is 12 months old. Family Start is for families with mental health issues, addiction problems, care and protection history, relationship problems, parenting and child development issues or other issues.

We are looking for three Family Start positions (permanent 36-40 hour per week), with the opportunity to be based in either of our Family Start offices  two in New Plymouth and one in Hawera.  

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Intensive Wraparound Service Facilitator (Auckland)

Applications close Wednesday 4 August

Barnardos and the Ministry of Education (MOE) deliver the Intensive Wraparound Service (IWS) which works with students who have complex behavioural needs (which may include intellectual impairment).  You will be working with the student and family/whānau to engage them in the IWS process and support them and the IWS team to develop and monitor plans.

This permanent full time role (40 hours per week, Mon - Fri) services the West Auckland area and is based at the MOE office in Henderson. It can be challenging but is also extremely rewarding, and is a vital part of our work to make New Zealand a better, safer, happier place for Kiwi kids.  

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Intensive Wraparound Service Facilitator (Auckland)

Applications close Wednesday 4 August

Barnardos and the Ministry of Education (MOE) deliver the Intensive Wraparound Service (IWS) which works with students who have complex behavioural needs (which may include intellectual impairment). You will be working with the student and family/whānau to engage them in the IWS process and support them and the IWS team to develop and monitor plans.

This is a permanent full time role (40 hours per week, Mon - Fri) that services the South Auckland area and is based at the MOE office in Botany. This role can be challenging but is also extremely rewarding, and is a vital part of our work to make New Zealand a better, safer, happier place for Kiwi kids. 

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Intensive Wraparound Service (IWS) Facilitator (Gisborne)

Applications close Friday 6 August

Barnardos and the Ministry of Education (MOE) deliver the Intensive Wraparound Service (IWS) which works with students who have complex behavioural needs (which may include intellectual impairment).  You will be working with the student and family/whānau to engage them in the IWS process and support them and the IWS team to develop and monitor plans.

This permanent full time role (40 hours per week, Mon - Fri) services the Tairāwhiti/Hawkes Bay area and can be based in either Gisborne or Napier. It can be challenging but is also extremely rewarding, and is a vital part of our work to make New Zealand a better, safer, happier place for Kiwi kids.  

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Intensive Wraparound Facilitator (Whanganui)

Applications close Tuesday 27 July

Barnardos and the Ministry of Education deliver the Intensive Wraparound Service which works with students who have complex behavioural needs (which may include intellectual impairment).  You will be working with the student and family/whānau to engage them in the IWS process and support them and the IWS team to develop and monitor plans.

This role can be challenging but it can also be extremely rewarding.  It’s a vital part of our work to make New Zealand a better, safer, happier place for Kiwi kids.

This is a Fixed Term parental leave cover from August to November.

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Intensive Wraparound Service Facilitator (Whangarei)

Applications close Wednesday 4 August

Barnardos and the Ministry of Education (MOE) deliver the Intensive Wraparound Service (IWS) which works with students who have complex behavioural needs (which may include intellectual impairment). You will be working with the student and family/whānau to engage them in the IWS process and support them and the IWS team to develop and monitor plans.

This is a permanent full time role (40 hours per week, Mon - Fri) that services the Whangarei area and is based at the MOE office in Whangarei. This role can be challenging but is also extremely rewarding, and is a vital part of our work to make New Zealand a better, safer, happier place for Kiwi kids. 

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Residential Youth Worker (Christchurch)

Applications close Wednesday 23 July

We are seeking a suitably qualified and/or experienced Residential Youth Worker for permanent full-time work – 40 hours/pw, 2 shifts 6.30am – 3.00pm OR 2.00pm – 10.30pm as rostered.

The role maintains responsibility for the daily care of youth in a Barnardos residential home (Te Poutama Arahi Rangatahi) within the framework of the policies and practices of Barnardos, key agencies Oranga Tamariki and Community Based Treatment providers to achieve the best possible outcomes by providing a safe and nurturing environment for youth to grow and develop while in a residential facility.

Duties

  • Daily care for youth by assisting them to engage in therapeutic interventions
  • Support youth make positive changes in their lives through education, treatment and residential care
  • Develop, facilitate, monitor and evaluate programmed activities for youth that enhance physical, social, emotional and intellectual development while in residential care

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Residential Youth Workers – Casual Day and Night Shifts (Christchurch)

We are looking for suitably qualified and/or experienced Youth Workers to provide casual relief support which sometimes is requested at short notice.

Day shift hours are 6.30am to  3pm OR 2.00pm to 10.30pm and for Night shifts 10.30pm – 6.30am.

The role maintains responsibility on a casual basis for the care of youth in a Barnardos residential home (Te Poutama Arahi Rangatahi) within the framework of the policies and practices of Barnardos, key agencies Oranga Tamariki and Community Based Treatment providers to achieve the best possible outcomes by providing a safe and nurturing environment for youth to grow and develop while in a residential facility.

Duties

  • Care for youth by assisting them to engage in therapeutic interventions
  • Support youth make positive changes in their lives through education, treatment and residential care
  • Support programmed activities for youth that enhance physical, social, emotional and intellectual development while in residential care
  • Administrative tasks including (???? Ask Debbie) for night shift workers

Skills and experience key to this role are:

  • Previous experience working with young people is preferred
  • Be currently studying towards a formal qualification in human services or similar is desirable
  • A belief that young people deserve the opportunity to grow and learn
  • Professional integrity, resilience and dedication
  • A current full clean NZ Driver’s licence is required

Some of the work can be quite challenging so you will need to have resilience and passion for working with youth, be a flexible person with a positive attitude and exhibit the ability to build strong professional relationships with young people, whānau/ families, staff and service providers.  

On day shifts you will be working alongside of passionate Residential, Clinical, Education and Administrative team members. The night shift consists of two people working together to ensure security is maintained and various administrative and housekeeping tasks are completed.

For more information please contact alison.rance@barnardos.org.nz or phone 03 349 0088

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Residential Youth Worker - Specialist Group Home (Auckland)

Are you an experienced youth worker looking for casual work to support rangatahi to reach their full potential?

Our Specialist Group Home provides a safe, supportive and therapeutic programme for up to five young men, to develop life skills in preparation for transitioning back to their whanau, caregivers or otherwise into independence. 

  • To provide casual cover for permanent staff on leave and during school holidays
  • As part of a team of Casual Residential Youth Workers you will assist with the daily care and programme delivery for our rangatahi.
  • Understanding that relationship is key to supporting positive behaviours, you will be excellent at developing rapport and role modelling positive relationships.
  • As an engaging and fun youth worker, you will be ready to get stuck in and participate in activities with our rangatahi and be a champion advocate for their voice.

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Strengthening Families Coordinator (New Plymouth)

The Strengthening Families process works with vulnerable children, young people and their families who require a coordinated invention from more than one support agency or service.

As Strengthening Families Coordinator you will play a vital role in the work Barnardos does to make New Zealand a better, safer, happier place for Kiwi kids.  The role is based in New Plymouth but you will work with agencies throughout the Taranaki region. 

The hours are 25-40 hours per week and we are open to negotiation for the right candidate.

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Senior Administrator - Foster Care (Auckland)

Applications close Monday 09 August

12 Month Fixed Term - Maternity Cover

As a Senior Administrator you will provide general administrative and service delivery support for our Foster Care Service.

You will be an experienced administrator with excellent communication skills, resilience, flexibility and the ability to build strong phone relationships. An ability to coordinate a variety of tasks, inclusive of finances and to ensure that the service delivery is completed within required time frames is required. This is a 30 hour per week role with flexibility.

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Social Worker (Auckland)

Working in a residential environment can be both challenging and rewarding.  The role of a Social Worker is to care for youth on a daily basis and to assist them to engage in therapeutic interventions and support them in making positive changes in their lives. 

This is a permanent 40 hour position Social Worker role

Key responsibilities

  • Work with youth and their families utilising a range of social work skills and strategies
  • Ensure that individual plans are developed, managed and delivered for the youth
  • Engage with the youth during the school holidays to develop exciting activities

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Social Worker (Blenheim)

Applications close Sunday 18 July

As a Social Worker you will work directly with children/tamariki and families/whānau in their own environment helping to develop resiliency, reinforce positive parenting, and assist children/tamariki and families/whānau to access community resources. This is a permanent part-time position, working 24hrs per week.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with children and families/whānau using your wide range of social work skills and strategies.
  • Collaborate with families/whānau to assess the needs of children/tamariki.
  • Create and monitor action plans using appropriate interventions and the resources available to assist the client family/whānau.
  • Contribute to the development of group programmes and deliver them to children/tamariki and families/whānau to reinforce this one-to-one work
  • Support families/whanau to use their strengths, support networks, and resources independently to develop greater resiliency and maintain a positive and safe environment for their children/tamariki and family/whānau within their community.

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Social Worker (New Plymouth)

We have a social work position available of 32 hours per week in our child and family services team based in New Plymouth

The position covers all of North Taranaki to deliver social work services in both urban and rural areas. As a family support social worker you will work directly with children and families in their own environment to help develop resilience, reinforce positive parenting and assist children and families access community resources

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Social Worker (Taranaki)

This is a permanent social work position of 36 hours per week in our child and family services team based in Hawera.

The position covers all of South Taranaki to deliver social work services in both urban and rural areas. As a family support social worker you will work directly with children and families in their own environment to help develop resilience, reinforce positive parenting and assist children and families access community resources

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Social Worker - Community Group Homes (Christchurch)

Applications close Friday 23 July

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Social Worker who preferably brings a strong cultural connection for a permanent full-time (or part-time by negotiation) role supporting community based group homes in Christchurch/ Otautahi.

Care and support is provided to young people assisting them to make positive changes in all areas of their lives; teaching and supporting family/whanau to implement routines and programmes during the course of the admission and post-placement transition. The role works across 3 homes and lends to variety and flexibility in casework and colleagues and includes clinical expertise and support. 

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Social Worker - Intensive Wraparound Service Facilitator (Tauranga)

Applications close Wednesday 14 July

Barnardos and the Ministry of Education deliver the Intensive Wraparound Service which works with students who have complex behavioural needs (which may include intellectual impairment).  You will be working with the student and family/whānau to engage them in the IWS process and support them and the IWS team to develop and monitor plans. This is a full-time permanent role.  

This can be a challenging role but it can also be extremely rewarding.  It’s a vital part of our work to make New Zealand a better, safer, happier place for Kiwi kids.

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Teaching Assistant (Christchurch)

Applications close Saturday 14 August

Te Poutama Ārahi Rangatahi provides a comprehensive and integrated residential treatment programme for adolescent males from throughout New Zealand who have been identified to be at high risk. The residence is responsible for the education, therapy and accommodation/care to assist youth establish non-abusive lifestyles. 

We are looking for a resilient and pro-active person to work 35 hours per week in an education setting with adolescent youth.  This role provides support to a residential based education team ensuring quality education for all youth is delivered. 

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Telephone Counsellor (Auckland)

Applications close Friday 30 July

Our Counsellors provide a free, confidential phone and online chat counselling service for children and young people aged 5 - 19 years. This support really makes a difference, and while the role can be extremely challenging at times, it can be extremely rewarding at others.  

It's a vital part of our work to make New Zealand a better, safer, happier place for children and young people.

  • 0800 What's Up is open 7 days a week. 12.00pm - 11pm Monday to Friday, 3.00pm to 11pm Saturday and Sunday.
  • Casual positions available
  • Candidates must be able to work weekends and some evenings until 11pm

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Corporate services

Marketing and Communications Manager (Wellington)

Applications close Sunday 1 August

There are few NGOs in New Zealand of a similar size and scale as Barnardos.  Our reach is nationwide and our unique combination of social services and early childhood education means we provide the broadest range of child-centred services in Aotearoa. 
 
As the Marketing and Communications Manager, you will enjoy working with our highly dedicated people internally while building relationships externally to maximise Barnardos brand awareness and marketing activity.  You will play a critical role in continuing to build our organisational profile and relevancy with target stakeholders and the general public, supporting us to do more with tamariki and whānau within their communities. 

The role leads a small talented team providing leadership and support on all matters relating to brand, marketing, communications and our overall profile. You’ll promote a collaborative culture with fundraising and advocacy to help us meet our shared organisational goals. 

You will be a skilled and dynamic leader who can support a culture of openness, respect, inclusiveness, that supports our strong desire to reach our goals for children.

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