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Job Vacancy: Counselling Coordinator at Nelson Women’s Centre

Job Title: Counselling Coordinator
Contract: Contract/Temp
Location: Nelson

The Mission of Te Whare Awhina / Nelson Women’s Centre is: Empowering women to be safe, resourceful, to value themselves and to reach their potential.

A key focus for the Centre’s counselling service is reducing barriers to counselling for women who may have low incomes. We are committed to high quality counselling practice.

The Women’s Centre is curently looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated qualified counsellor to join our existing team of volunteer counsellors. The Counselling Coordinator role is an important part of our counselling team – mentoring student counsellors and leading development of our counselling service.

This role may suit a counselling graduate who is working towards full registration, as there is a requirement to see counselling clients at the centre on a volunteer basis, outside of the four paid hours each week.

You will bring excellent skills in administration (knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential) and have some leadership experience. You must be able to easily engage with a diverse client group. You will build strong relationships with all Centre volunteers and staff.

A flexible, friendly, and professional “can-do” attitude will be key to working effectively with clients, colleagues and our community.

This role is for four paid hours a week (plus some volunteer counselling hours are required) on a fixed-term contract for 12 months. Please email for a job description.

To apply, send a cover letter and your cv to

Applications close Monday 14th September at 5pm.

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?

Click here to apply now..

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