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Safer Mid Canterbury provides a range of child, youth, adult and family community services across the Ashburton District. We are a non-profit organisation that has been operating as a charitable trust for more than 25 years, providing free and confidential services that focus on a healthier, stronger and safer community for all. Our current vacancies are below.

Refugee Volunteer Show of Interest Form

If you are interested in volunteering in some way for the Refugee Settlement Support Team, please download the Show Of Interest Form and drop off to Community House Reception or email to Kathy -

Download Show of Interest Form

All positions will require staff who:

  • Are sensitive to, and accommodating of, cultural and individual differences,
  • Are able to maintain a high level of confidentiality,
  • Have a commitment to, and understanding of, the Treaty of Waitangi,
  • Have a passion for, and commitment to, providing non-judgemental services and supports to vulnerable people.

In return, we offer a family-friendly, professional work environment with the ability to make a real and significant difference to the lives of people in our district. To apply for a position please go to the careers page of our website to download an application form and to view the position descriptions. Please follow all instructions on the application form.

Please call us on 03 308 1395, if you require further information. 

Click here for the application form