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Blueprint facilitators help people to better understand mental health and addiction challenges, and learn how to support people in their community.

Blueprint workshop facilitators are a special kind of person, passionate about empowering communities to support and stand alongside people experiencing mental distress. It’s work that reaches people in social support services, government and non-government organisations, workplaces, rural groups, education and training providers, as well as whānau members and community groups.

We’re looking for people who want to work in a community-focused co-facilitation role that makes a positive difference. As a Blueprint facilitator, you’ll help people discover the knowledge and tools they need to support people experiencing mental health and addiction challenges, as well as look after their own wellbeing.

Work with a great team

You’ll work as a team with other co-facilitators who are passionate about breaking down stigma and discrimination around mental health and addiction, bringing manaakitanga to facilitate great conversations.

Best of all, Blueprint takes care of all the logistics involved in running a workshop. We’ll make sure you have everything you need and we’ll take care of participant registrations, so you can put your energy into doing what you do best: strengths-based, person-centred facilitation that takes people on a journey of empowerment and understanding.

We run workshops all across Aotearoa New Zealand, online and in person, which means the work is usually local and you can choose which workshops suit you. The remuneration is pretty good too!

If you’re someone with lived experience of mental health or addiction challenges or are a registered mental health or addiction professional and have exceptional facilitation skills, we’d love to hear from you.

Interested in becoming a facilitator?

We look for people with the following skills and experience.

  • A high level of workshop facilitation skills.
  • Experience in the adult learning space.
  • Super engaging, with the ability to read a room.
  • Can facilitate conversations in a workshop with diverse groups.
  • A registered mental health and/or addiction professional (with a current practising certificate) or someone with lived experience of mental health and/or addiction and recovery.
  • Culturally competent and passionate about social justice.

If you’re interested in applying, join one of our online workshops to get a feel for how it works.

Find out more and register your interest

What's great about being a facilitator?

“As a facilitator at Blueprint, I have the privilege of guiding participants through our MH101® and Addiction 101 workshops, which are tailored to empower, educate and inspire people to become effective allies in supporting people who may be experiencing these challenges. Working with Blueprint means being part of a compassionate, diverse team dedicated to making a difference in people’s lives, one step at a time.” Emma Hunter, workshop facilitator

“In my role as an Addiction 101 facilitator, I am lucky to meet with many participants who work in a diverse range of roles. It is always inspiring to witness the energy, drive and talent of the participants who attend the Blueprint workshops around the motu.” – David Flewitt, workshop facilitator

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