Male Survivors Bay of Plenty is a registered charitable trust established to support male survivors of sexual abuse
Our Operating Principles.
(The behaviours we need to achieve our ambition)
Always ‘on purpose’: putting male survivors first and always seeking ways to improve their wellbeing.
Always ethical, open and honest; acting authentically with integrity and without judgement, always aspiring to the highest standards of professional practice.
Always collegial: building meaningful relationships based on mutual value, trust & respect and working together to achieve our ambition for the future.
Our Strategic Agenda.
(Why we exist)
Enabling the wellbeing of male survivors of sexual violence
Our Ambition for the Future
(What we hope to achieve in the medium term)
All male survivors have access to a sustainable national network of appropriate high-quality support services
Our Key Strategies
Building our capability and capacity
Implementing quality frameworks – Developing and implementing governance frameworks and operating policies and guidelines that enable and support the delivery of best practice peer support and counselling services.
MSBOP peer support and counselling services are recognised by local service providers and government agencies as an effective, enabling and professional male survivor service.
Developing our people – Enabling and supporting our people to become skilled facilitators and communicators and confident, proficient peer support and counselling professionals.
All MSBOP services are provided by appropriately qualified professional managers and staff performance development outcomes evidence an effective continuing education program
Increasing service engagement
Welcoming survivors – Increasing the awareness and accessibility of our survivor support services, assuring service quality and enabling and encouraging more male survivors to seek our help.
An expanding client base attests to the effectiveness of MSBOP’s communication and client engagement strategies and client feedback and external reviews attest to the quality of our support service experience.
Kia Mārire: Effectiveness with Māori – Working more effectively with Māori by enabling and encouraging the application of kaupapa Māori across our governance and operational platforms and our service delivery programs.
Feedback from Māori survivors and their whanua, Māori kaupapa services and Iwi groups confirm increasing positive engagement with Māori and our service outcomes reflect increasing collaboration and more effective engagement with Māori.
Developing our services – Assuring sustainable operational funding, enabling our governance and operational frameworks and expanding our service capacity and reach.
MSSAT ANZ enjoys secure national and local funding arrangements and ongoing philanthropic support that assure the continuing accessibility of our male survivor support services.