Regional Volunteer Coordinator
Department of Corrections
Wellington, New Zealand
19d ago
  • Canterbury Prisons
  • CSSR9541 Closing Date : Sunday 17th June 2018 at 11.30pm Location : Canterbury Prisons Contact Email Address : aisha.fittock corrections.govt.nz

    Regional Volunteer Coordinator Southern Region

    Permanent Full Time position available

    Based at Canterbury Prisons

    Our organisation doesn’t stand still; we look for new ways to improve our service and stay at the cutting edge of offender management.

    Every day the work we do creates a diverse range of opportunities for both our people and for offenders.

    The Regional Volunteer Coordinator is accountable to the Principal Adviser Rehabilitation and Learning for the overall coordination of volunteer engagement, training, administration and monitoring of volunteers within the Southern Region.

    We are looking for a dynamic hands on person who will be responsible for the management of volunteer services across multiple sites who can assist in our goal of reducing re-

    offending by supporting a range of activities supplied by volunteers within a custodial environment.

    This is a challenging and diverse role and Ideally, applicants will bring the following :

  • A well grounded background in the recruitment and management of volunteers.
  • Some knowledge of Volunteer organisations and their operations.
  • A can-do attitude and a motivated self starter with skills to tackle all aspects of running the volunteer services across the Southern Region
  • Sensitivity to the needs of a client base with diverse cultural needs and expectations.
  • The ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with volunteers, Corrections staff and other key stakeholders;
  • It is expected that you will have a high level of competency in MS office applications, especially Excel and PowerPoint.

    This role is challenging and diverse and requires the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and groups.

    This is a permanent position (40 hours per week).

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