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Youth Intervention Specialist

Men and Trauma New Zealand Ltd managed by Volunteer Wellington

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Help make a difference for people who have real difficulties in accessing support! This role is suitable for someone between the ages of 18-24 and who has an interest in helping others

Men and Trauma is one of New Zealand's leading mental health agencies working throughout the country with males and others who have experienced abuse and trauma. We are small not-for-profit agency that works with people who have experienced abuse and trauma.

We provide a range of services for people from diverse backgrounds. Our key work areas are Counselling, Therapy, Therapeutic Support Groups and Peer Support.

We train volunteers to work as Trauma Intervention Specialists. Intervention Specialists are educated in working with people experiencing the impacts of trauma. Intervention Specialists are also trained in running Therapeutic Support groups.

Support groups work best where facilitators are from the same communities as group participants and/or the same lived experience of some issue.

We aim to have people from a diverse range of communities in our team, to improve support to the wider community.

If you think your community could benefit, and you would like to be involved in the work, we would love to hear from you

You will not be expected to work more than 4 hours per week and all your expenses will be covered