Senior Services and Outreach Coordinator, Permanent Full-time (37.5 hours per week) - Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland

  • Burnett Foundation Aotearoa
  • St Marys Bay, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Apr 29, 2024
Full-Time Community Development

Job Description

KAUPAPA (About us)

Burnett Foundation Aotearoa (formerly New Zealand AIDS Foundation) has been at the forefront of the community response to HIV in Aotearoa for more than 35 years, a history we’re very proud of.  Kia whakatōmuri te haere whakamua – I walk backwards into the future with my eyes fixed on my past.

With the same passion and commitment as those who came before us, we are still mobilising and empowering communities. Our vision is an Aotearoa with zero HIV transmission, where all people living with HIV thrive, and rainbow and takatāpui communities enjoy great sexual health.


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

The Services and Outreach Team contributes to Burnett Foundation Aotearoa’s work in the areas of developing individual skills, building the strength of communities, and enhancing the capacity of the health workforce to meet the needs of those we serve.

The team achieves this through the provision of HIV and STI testing and support, counselling services, peer-led group programmes and education. We deliver programmes and services from the Burnett Centre and our Āwhina (Wellington) and Te Toka (Christchurch)offices. We also partner with likeminded organisations to maximise the impact of our work.

The Senior Services and Outreach Coordinator will:

  • Lead the development and implementation of key projects and programmes within the Services and Outreach team.
  • Provide peer HIV & STI testing services, remote support to clients self-testing for HIV and peer advice / information in response to client queries.
  • Deliver key education messages to communities, stakeholders and healthcare workers in a range of settings


He kōrero mōu: About you

We’re looking for someone who can demonstrate:

  • A tertiary qualification or technical training in at least one of: Health Promotion, Project Management, Population/Public Health, Community Work, Community Development or Allied Health. Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a tertiary qualification.
  • Experience leading the development and implementation of health service or health promotion projects
  • Experience working with, understanding of, or commitment to, gay and bisexual men, men who have sex with men, rainbow communities and Takatāpui.
  • Experience in customer service with a strong client-centred approach
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with the diverse groups impacted by HIV in Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • Ability to consistently adhere to the principles of confidentiality and ethical practice within a health setting.
  • High level of attention to detail regarding entering client data or creating database records
  • Experience holding key relationships with stakeholders to support programmes and activities
  • Self-motivated and able to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Ability to prioritise work effectively, manage changing and conflicting demands and expectations.
  • Professional approach to sexuality and sexual issues.


While not essential, it would be beneficial to also be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of HIV, sexual health issues and specific health issues facing rainbow and takatāpui communities in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Lived experience in one or more of Burnett Foundation Aotearoa current or emerging priority populations (men who have sex with men, rainbow communities, people living with HIV, Māori, people from high HIV prevalence countries).

Knowledge and/or experience of the not-for-profit sector

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

There are many, many benefits to this role, including but not limited to:

  • One week of additional paid employer holidays on top of the minimum four weeks annual leave and public holidays
  • Attractive starting salary of $76, 759 with annual progression up a 5-step salary scale that is competitive in the not-for-profit market
  • Reimbursement of public transport fares and contribution to the purchase of a bike or micro mobility device (e-bike, scooter, etc.)
  • Reimbursement for home office equipment of up to $800
  • Get to make a real difference in our community
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A fun, safe, empowering and sex-positive work culture, with an endless supply of condoms




Burnett Foundation Aotearoa

Job Summary

Want to bring your passion for leadership and public health skills to contribute to the wellbeing of rainbow and takatāpui communities?



How to apply

Tono Mai: Apply Now!

We encourage applications from Takatāpui, people living with HIV, men who have sex with men, Māori and/or people from high HIV prevalence countries (our priority populations). Please apply via the Burnett Foundation Aotearoa careers page- Careers - Burnett Foundation Aotearoa 

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

Applications close: 11:59pm Sunday 26 May 2024

Please get in touch with Rodrigo Olin at if you have any questions.


Not for Profit

Cause (Sustainable Development Goals)

Good Health and Wellbeing

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