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The dedicated team at Wesley Community Action includes social workers, whanau workers,community development specialists, and a range of support staff.

Whānau workers with Te Kākano/ Family Start

We are looking for two highly self-motivated achievers to join our Te Kākano / Family Start team based in Porirua but working throughout the greater Wellington region.

You will provide intensive social work and parenting education support to families and children and be key to influencing behaviour change and lifestyle choices that contribute to positive outcomes for children.

This is an opportunity to work at the leading edge of whānau work with an organisation that supports nurtures and values you too.

Download the application pack

For more information contact Isabel Macdonald:
04 805 0875, imacdonald@wesleyca.org.nz


Foster Parents needed (Full and part-time)
Wellington wide  (singles/couples)

We need passionate foster parents in this rewarding, important and challenging work. Can you make ‘the’ difference in a young person’s life?

Can you provide care for an adolescent in your own home full time or on occasional weekends?  Our team of foster parents and social workers support young people who do best in either our one on one, or group home, foster care. Our young people have had extensive histories of being in care and bring with them life experiences that can make life challenging for them.  Our team is passionate about the care and protection of young people.

You will receive:

  • Salary, training and professional supervision
  • 24-hour support
  • Regular time off

You will currently be residing in the Wellington region and have

  • no dependent children living with you
  • a full NZ driver’s license and own car
  • high personal standards in the care of children
  • a comfortable, clean and safe home environment to offer
  • a good standard of personal health
  • excellent written and spoken communication skills

Download an application pack or contact Isabel Macdonald for more information:
04 805 0875, imacdonald@wesleyca.org.nz

Application pack (PDF) 

Find out more about Te Waka Kotahi, our one-to-one foster care programme 

Wesley Community Action
P: 04 385 3727
E: info@wesleyca,org.nz