Current Positions Vacant

Vacancy: Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Rotorua - School Coordinator 
Contract Type: Fixed Term - 12 Months 
Part Time - 20 Hours Per Week
Applications close 5pm, Friday 30 November 2018

Following on from the successful implementation of the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS)  / Western Heights Primary School mentoring pilot programme in 2018, BBBS is looking to develop this programme further in 2019. As a result a new part-time School Coordinator role has been created at BBBS to expand this exciting school-based programme to more schools through out Rotorua. Working closely with our Rotorua Coordinator, the successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, experience working with iwi organisations and ideally have a background in the social services or education sector. This dynamic role will see you working with schools, families, local businesses and most importantly children! You will play a key role in the recruitment and training of mentors, supervision of the match relationships, and monitoring and reporting on the key outcomes of the programme. This is an exciting opportunity to help create brighter futures for the young people of Rotorua.

The tuakana teina relationship is the key premise behind the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) mentoring programme. Adults volunteer one hour a week for a year to spend quality time with their Little Brother or Little Sister doing activities they both enjoy. Through facilitating, supervising and supporting tuakana (mentoring) relationships in our community and school based programmes, BBBS creates a platform of trust and stability for Rotorua children from which more positive relationships and greater whanau, iwi and community connections can be made. For more information please visit  

If you are keen to join the BBBS team of Rotorua and make a difference please email your CV and introduction letter to

If you have any questions please call Darryl on 027 306 3381




Vacancy: Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Taranaki - Mentoring Programme Case Manager
Part Time -40 Hours Per Week (New Plymouth)
Applications close 4pm, Wednesday, 5th December 2018

The Taranaki programme operates as a charitable trust and is supported by New Plymouth Police.
BBBS is offering this position to a suitably qualified and/or experienced person to provide case manager services to mentors and families.

Bachelor of Social Work or relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. education, social or human services, psychology, etc.) is preferred or current study towards achievement in this.

Job description and application information


To recruit, screen and train volunteer mentors and match them with young people needing additional adult support (Mentees).

To provide casework services to Mentors, Mentees, and families of Mentees through matching, supervising/maintaining matches, advocacy and liaison with external agencies.

This role is also to ensure that operational policies and processes replicating the Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Zealand (BBBSNZ) Practice Standards and as set by the New Zealand Board are followed.

LOCATION: On site in local office, and mobile while working with families

REPORTING TO: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Taranaki Programme Manager

FUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:   Fellow colleagues, external stakeholders, consultants, Police, MCOT, community agencies, suppliers and children and mentors.

Programme Manager: Paul Lampe
Phone: 06 759 8854

One hour. Once a Week. One life.