Vacancies

Senior Fundraiser/Fundraising Guru

About the Position

Fundraising Wizard?  Grants Ninja?  Money finding Magician?  Senior Fundraiser?  Step right up!  We are looking for an absolute superstar, someone who is going to go out into the big, wide world and raise funds to help the City Mission do all the good things!  You’ll need to be filled with ingenious ideas, and to see and create opportunities where others can’t.

 As our Senior Fundraiser, you’ll have responsibility for developing and implementing the Christchurch City Mission’s fundraising strategy to enable us to meet our capital and operational requirements.  You’ll work alongside our handpicked team of like-minded luminaries to ensure that the incredibly essential work of the City Mission is well funded now, and into the future.

Ideal Appointee

Our ideal appointee will naturally have fantastic corporate or charitable fundraising experience.  We also want you to have experience in marketing and brand management, PR and communications and to ideally have a relevant degree, and possibly some event management experience.  

Application Information

If you are our next superstar, then this is your time to shine. For further information and an application pack, please contact Jo Yusaf, hr@citymission.org.nz or 03 365 0635

 

Women’s Night Shelter Attendant

  • Provide support for Christchurch’s homeless women
  • Take responsibility for the routine overnight functioning of the Women’s Night Shelter
  • Make a genuine and positive difference in your community

About the Position

The Women’s Night Shelter provides free short-term accommodation for homeless women and links them with medical support, social workers and accommodation assistance.

The Women’s Night Shelter Attendant will take responsibility for the routine overnight functioning of the Night Shelter. This will include interviewing prospective clients, overseeing the evening meal preparation and clean-up and providing support, guidance and referrals where appropriate.  This is 40 hour per week position (Monday – Friday), rostered on either the 4.30pm – 12.30am, or 12.30am – 8.30am shifts.

Ideal Appointee

Our ideal appointee would have a sense of social justice and compassion, combined with the ability to be assertive and non-judgemental.  This position is a sole-charge overnight position, so requires someone that has demonstrated conflict resolution, behavioural management and negotiation skills.  A strong sense of humour and the ability to be able to relate to all walks of life is essential, as are strong connections to, and knowledge of, Christchurch’s social services.

Application Information

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 16 October 2017.  For further information and an application pack, please contact Jo Yusaf, hr@citymission.org.nz or 03 365 0635.

  

Youth/Adult Alcohol & Other Drug Practitioner
8 Month Fixed Term

About the Position

We invite applications from suitably qualified people for the position of Youth/Adult Alcohol and Other Drug Practitioner. The position involves working with young people and our adult client group who present with substance misuse and mental health disorders. This is a fulltime, fixed term position (40 hours per week), 8.30am – 5.00pm, Monday – Friday, for 8 months. 

Ideal Appointee

Our ideal applicant will either have, or be working towards, a nursing, social work, alcohol & drug or other tertiary qualification, and will have experience in assessment and case management in the mental health and addiction sector, including youth work.

If you enjoy being part of a busy, friendly team, please give us a call to discuss the position further. 

Application Information

For more information about this role, please contact Jan Spence, on 03 371 0610, or jan@citymission.org.nz

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 27 October 2017. For a job description and an application pack, please contact Jo Yusaf, hr@citymission.org.nz or 03 365 0635, extn 818. All applications must include a completed application pack, as well as a current CV and covering letter.