Community Services Facilitator

  • Company:
    New Zealand Army
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:

What you will do 

Your key responsibilities will include assisting in the planning, development and implementation of activities and services including referrals to external providers; which empower and support families of personnel, serving on operational and non-operational deployments. 

Another key responsibility is working with children and delivery programmes; you will enjoy organising and managing community events.

You will also be working alongside a wider support team that includes Medical staff, Field Psychologists and Chaplaincy. This role does not provide counselling or rehabilitation services.

What we need  

To be successful, you will need to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and able to relate with a diverse range of people, both in person and over the phone, along with excellent planning and organisational skills.

Your advanced administration skills; and ability to maintain absolute confidentiality of sensitive and personal information at all times is essential. 

Ideally you will have experience in providing community support services and community based and enjoy event organisation and management.

A tertiary qualification in a relevant area such as health promotion/public health, community development, social services and/or education would be advantageous. You will require a clean NZ driver’s licence.

Who we are 

Regional Support (Army), in collaboration with other NZDF service providers, is an enabler to NZ Army’s operational Commands and Camp lodger units through the provision of non-operational garrison support services.

Team culture is premised on working together to ensure agreed performance outcomes are conducted in the most professional and efficient manner.

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand. As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 

Why Us 

NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.

In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:

  • ;
  • Full time ongoing work;
  • Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;
  • Access to holiday accommodation across NZ;
  • Discounts handbook for selected retail, entertainment and service providers;
  • Five weeks annual leave per year;
  • Flexible working environment and positive culture;
  • Variety, challenge and a chance to influence.