Wellington Women's House

Join our team!

We’re on the look out for an administrator to join our team! 
You can find out more about the role below. 
About the business and the role 
The Wellington Women’s House (WWH) is a unique not for profit organisation providing low-cost, comfortable, supported, short to medium term accommodation for 16 women in Mount Victoria. 
WWH has made a real difference to the women it has worked with since it first opened in 1992. 
WWH has a Manager and Support Worker who work alongside its volunteer Management Committee. 
To support the need for its growth and development, WWH is seeking a part-time administrator experienced with finance and other office systems. The role is part time, 0.2 FTE or 8 hours per week. 
Job tasks and responsibilities 
The Administrator will be responsible for the following: 

  • supporting the house to attain and retain MSD accredtiation.
  • maintaining and monitoring donations and ability to prepare year-end donation receipts through Xero
  • administering our iPayroll system
  • developing and maintaining our systems to ensure best practice and compliance
  • creating and updating house documentation such as policies, procedures and templates
  • other related duties as required

Skills and experience 
The ideal applicant will have the following skills and experience: 

  • Government grants and funding procedures
  • Experience in the not-for-profit sector
  • Knowledge of health and safety requirements
  • MS Office especially Excel and Word
  • Payroll and accounting packages
  • Working in a small dedicated team

Closing date for applications – Wednesday, 1st November 2017 by 10am. 
Job benefits and perks 
The role is part-time (0.2) with some flexibility around day and hours of work. 
Please email house@wwbh.org.nz for more information. 

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We’re on the look out for a new support worker

  • – Are you one of those unflappable, no nonsense, want to make a difference kind of people?
  • – Are you passionate about seeing women transform their lives?


Wellington Women’s Boarding House is seeking a women-centred, well-organised part-time Support Worker.


If you have the following skills and experience we would love to hear from you:


  • Experience of working with marginalised, low income or vulnerable people.
  • Experience of developing, maintaining and sustaining excellent relationships with partner organisations.
  • Knowledge of homelessness and its challenges, particularly in relation to women.
  • Practical and common-sense approach to client work.
  • Demonstrate sound judgement at all times.
  • Calm and composed in the face of challenging situations.


Wellington Women’s Boarding House is a truly unique place: begun in 1992, the House is conveniently located in Mount Victoria and provides low-cost, comfortable, short to mid-term accommodation for 16 women.  The Support Worker and Manager work in partnership with the Management Committee, a small group of women volunteers who provide a governance and management role for the House.


This is an opportunity to make a difference for women.  The role is 0.5 (20 hours per week) which will involve some weekend work.


To apply please forward your C.V., a covering letter highlighting your suitability for the role and the completed candidate declaration form via our Seek advertisement. We are sorry but we will not be able to consider applications without all three documents.


Interviews will be held week commencing 22 May 2017.


Candidate Declaration Form 2017

Support Worker Job Description 2017

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