Pōneke Career Events

Nau mai haere mai!

Thinking about a career with Ara Poutama Aotearoa?  Join us at our career events to hear from our Wellington team, see our spaces and explore a career with us either in the community or at our prisons.

Explore the roles on offer or register now and reserve your spot!


About the roles

Working on the frontline at Corrections means working face to face with people who have offended. Whether in a prison or in the community, you will be aiming to engage and positively motivate some of New Zealand’s most difficult citizens.

Corrections officer

Corrections officers (Āpiha Whare Herehere) spend much of their time working in their unit with offenders and can have a huge impact on influencing change through their day to day interaction.

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Senior community work supervisor

Our senior community work supervisors (Kaitirotiro Mahi Hapori) led work delivering meaningful projects to schools, community groups, Marae, and churches across the country.

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Instructors (Kaiwhakaako) work with offenders in prison to help them gain new skills and qualifications to improve their chances of finding real jobs when they’re released.

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Case manager

Case managers (Kaiwhakahaere Kēhi) work directly with offenders to help them self-identify a need for change and provide opportunities for them to access treatment and programmes.

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Event details

2 March

Discover a career as a corrections officer, instructor or case manager

6pm to 8pm, 2 March 2021

Rimutaka Prison, Freyberg Rd extension, Trentham, Upper Hutt


3 March

Discover a career as a senior community work supervisor

6pm to 7.30pm, 3 March 2021

Lower Hutt Community Corrections, 5 Market Grove, Lower Hutt

4 March

Discover a career as a senior community work supervisor

6pm to 7:30pm, 4 March 2021

Wellington Community Corrections, 31 - 33 Adelaide Rd, Newtown, Wellington

Register now