A career with PGF
The Problem Gambling Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation with a charitable status dedicated to eliminating harm caused by gambling.
The people who work with the Problem Gambling Foundation are passionate about what they do and are dedicated to making a difference in people’s lives.
Help make a difference to the lives of New Zealanders.
The Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand works to reduce the negative impact of gambling on New Zealand families. Based in Grafton, we employ 60 staff across New Zealand providing treatment services and prevention/education measures.
This is a dynamic organisation where people are creative and passionate about our cause. We are now seeking an Administrative Co-ordinator to be part of our Northern Region team.
This role is the cornerstone of four different teams. In addition to being the face of the local counselling and public health team, liaising with Asian, Pasifika and national office teams will be an important part of daily administration. National calls will also be answered.
We are seeking an experienced and energetic person for our busy Auckland Office administration. A sense of humour, team working skills, organisational skills and common sense are essential.
We offer attractive working conditions and the knowledge that your work helps thousands of New Zealanders lead healthier lives.
For a full job description or to make an application, please contact:
PO Box 19311, Hamilton 3244
Ph: (07) 834 0014
Full Time Maternity Cover
Be part of a dynamic team making a difference in people’s lives.
The Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand is the largest problem gambling service provider in New Zealand with locations throughout the country and 58 staff.
Qualified counsellors provide free, professional and confidential counselling services for both gamblers and others affected by gambling and a dedicated public health team works on harmful gambling issues in the community using a health promotion approach.
The National Office of the Problem Gambling Foundation is recruiting for the role of Communications Coordinator for 12-months maternity cover based in Auckland and reporting to the Marketing and Communications Director.
This is a challenging and diverse role offering an amazing opportunity to grow and develop your career in communications working alongside a committed team passionate about our cause.
Some of your key responsibilities in this role will be to manage the organisation’s social media platforms, to maintain ongoing design and content oversight of the website(s), to assist with the development of resources and to be actively involved in the development of new communication channels such as basic video production.
To be considered for this role you must have:
Please note: To apply for this role you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.
For a job description or to send an cover letter and CV, please contact:
PO Box 8021, Symonds Street, Auckland 1150
Phone (09) 369 0723 or visit our web site at www.pgf.nz
Applications close: Thursday 13 April 2017
Counsellor & Health Promoter
0.8 Permanent Position
Midland Region: Hamilton-Based
One in six Kiwis go without as a result of gambling
Do you love mental health and addictions work? Tired of being the ambulance at the bottom of the cliff?
It is a rare opportunity in the mental health and addition field to be part of the fence at the top of the cliff as well as providing addiction services for those already experiencing harm from the impacts of problem gambling.
The Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand can give you that opportunity.
We are the largest problem gambling service provider in Australasia with a dynamic team environment that incorporates a holistic approach to minimising harm caused by gambling. The organisation is funded to work with individuals, family members, groups, wider whanau and community groups. In addition, we have the flexibility to support any counselling modality that promotes client engagement and motivation.
This flexibility gives us the scope to find the perfect employee from a wide range of tertiary training backgrounds such as social work, psychology, counselling and/or addictions. Membership to your professional body will be required.
This position also requires self-motivation and the ability to work autonomously and cross-culturally. An understanding of, and interest in, community development and/or health promotion is essential. A sense of humour is absolutely non-negotiable.
This is an exciting and challenging position offering both personal development and an opportunity to make a real difference in communities.
For a full job description or to send an application and CV, please contact:
Jo Gillies, PO Box 19311, Hamilton, 3244
Applications Close on 28 May 2017