Careers in

Supporting Services

Our teams in supporting roles provide behind the scenes support for our frontline operations. They help shape our work and assist our frontline teams working towards change.


Corporate roles

We have a large team of people who work behind the scenes to support the frontline staff. They do things like design services and programmes, do research, handle legal issues, and manage information technology – to name a few!


Our internship programme offers university students the opportunity to undertake work related to their studies, and in turn gain first-hand experience of the public sector and the work we undertake.

Kaitūao - Volunteers

Volunteering within Ara Poutama Aotearoa supports our goal of reducing re-offending, by assisting people to meet their rehabilitative needs and transition back into the community.

“I come to work everyday to contribute to the wider machine. Although I'm not working with offenders, I know the work I do contributes to positive change and a safer NZ.”

Michael - Principal Advisor

Our stories

Shining a spotlight on staff working on our Pacific Programme

This week, we shine the spotlight on three Pasefika women doing awesome things in our Pacific Development Programme.

Guiding Māori values at Ara Poutama Aotearoa - Hinemoa, Cultural Capability Adviser

Teaching Māori values to Corrections staff is what drives Hinemoa.

Jeremy Tāre Hotai-Scully – Solutions Architect

Starting in 2016, Jeremy’s career journey at Ara Poutama Aotearoa began with cloud infrastructure and services.

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