Are you our next Women’s Services Coordinator?

Posted: May 8, 2023Category:

Are you our next Women’s Services Coordinator?

Are you keen to help lead frontline support and education for a thriving community centre to empower all wāhine and women? Come join our small friendly team! Thanks to an internal promotion, we have a vacancy.


The role:

The Women’s Services Coordinator is responsible for providing our Women’s Support Service (free non-judgemental advice & referral to women in need or crisis, via phone, online and drop-in), running/supporting our Community Education Programme, and administering bookings. This is our primary public-facing role, key to ensuring all our community feels welcome, supported and empowered at our centre. It is an opportunity to enact manaakitanga.

On any given day, you may be:

  • on the phone to awhi women in distress, connecting them with organisations who can assist
  • publicising the next term’s community classes in the e-newsletter
  • analysing evaluations from recent workshops
  • meeting with potential tutors in life skills, art and/or te reo
  • making bookings for counselling and massage

See the Women’s Services Coordinator – JD for more.

The ideal applicant: will be highly empathetic; organised; have formal or informal experience in social work, community work or counselling; and understand how to work cross-culturally with a diverse range of people.

We’re looking someone who supports intersectional feminism and who has:

  • A proven proactive commitment to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • A formal or informal social work, community work, or counselling background
  • Reliable with good organisational and administration skills
  • An ability to work cross-culturally
  • A warm, welcoming presence
  • A collaborative attitude to help a small organisation run smoothly.

If you’re keen to support women in your community, we’d love to hear from you! We particularly welcome applications which will strengthen our links with Tāmaki Makaurau’s diverse communities.

Hours: 20 hours per week, 9:30am – 3:00pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (includes an unpaid 30-minute lunch break). Parent-friendly hours – we can negotiate start and finish time depending on your responsibilities.

Start date: 10 June.

Wages and conditions: between $30 and $32 per hour depending on experience, with an annual cost-of-living increase on 1 July. We provide a warm and collegial working environment and five weeks annual leave. This a permanent contract.

Next steps: Please supply a covering letter, your CV (including contact details for two verbal referees) and a completed Application Form to or the Centre by Friday 17th May.

Please note: only applications which include a covering letter, CV and completed application form will be considered.


We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status, and we highly encourage women from all walks of life and lived experiences too apply. Please let us know if you have any accessibility requirements for the interview.


Women’s Services Coordinator – JD

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