Job vacancies and volunteer positions from CID member organisations, and the wider sector, are posted here and updated regularly. For more information about each job follow the links.
If you would like to advertise a vacancy on the CID website, or in the fortnightly newsletter, please email Madeleine
Is digital in your DNA? Do you dream of making the world a better place? Can you tell a compelling story across a range of channels?
Then this job as Communications Coordinator at Amnesty International is for you! Work in a fun office environment in central Auckland and be part of a Nobel Peace Prize winning organisation.
Amnesty International is a global movement for human rights. When injustice happens to one person, it matters to us all. We bring torturers to justice, change oppressive laws and free people around the world jailed for voicing their opinions.
Reporting to the Communications Manager, you will inspire people to take action for human rights and grow our online community of supporters. On top of having solid communications skills and being social media savvy, you can create great written and visual content that moves people. And you’re keen on analysis, making sure we test and improve what we do.
You are passionate about human rights and thrive working in a team. Your track record in engaging an online audience through email campaigns and social media (Facebook, Twitter) is impressive. Knowledge of HTML, Adobe Photoshop and Google Analytics are an advantage.
WWF-New Zealand is seeking an outstanding and energetic CEO to build on our significant achievements and to deliver continued growth and results. Reporting to the Chair and working closely with our Board of Trustees, you will bring vision, inspiration, and leadership to all facets of our organisation.
You will be responsible for:
To be successful in this role, you will be a proven senior leader with the gravitas and presence to promote WWF-New Zealand with confidence and act as a compelling spokesperson for the organisation. You will have strong commercial acumen with experience growing funds and identifying opportunities for new income generation. Your experience working internationally or for globally-connected organisations will be complemented by a strong understanding of the New Zealand political and cultural environment, and a passion for safeguarding the natural world. The CEO will be expected to engage credibly with business leaders, policy-makers, and key influencers, requiring high levels of emotional intelligence and outstanding relationship management skills, and will embrace working with iwi in all areas of environment protection.
This appointment process is being managed by Rothley on behalf of WWF-New Zealand. If you are interested in applying, please forward your resume to CV@rothley.co.nz or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Applications close Friday 3rd March.
Christian World Service (CWS) is seeking expressions of interest from persons who would be interested in being a member of its Board.
Ideal person profile
First and foremost: an empathy and understanding for the mission and purpose of Christian World Service and respect for its theological perspective, its history and ecumenical nature.
For this vacancy we are looking for people who have a knowledge of:
The basic skills are:
We would particularly welcome applications from people living in Auckland and persons who can help us attract a younger support base.
The Christian World Service Board consist of no less than 8 and no more than 12 members. Board members shall hold office for a term of three years with a possible extension for a further three year period. The Board meets six times a year of which at least two meetings are ‘face to face’ and it is comprised of persons nominated by partner churches and those who have the desired skills and expertise relevant to the work of Christian World Service. There is no remuneration for this role.
Christian World Service (CWS) is the justice aid and development agency of New Zealand Churches. It works with local partners in developing countries and provides assistance when disasters strike. CWS advocates for action on poverty, peace and justice. It respects and responds to need regardless of race or religion.
If you are interested please send a one page covering letter and your CV to:
Pauline McKay, National Director: email@example.com by Friday 10 March 2017
This is a varied, challenging and rewarding role that is focused on developing and implementing Tearfund's communications and public relations programme. Leading a team of three Media & Communications Specialists you will:
We are looking for the following skills and experience:
To discuss this opportunity please contact Elke Nieschmidt on 021802213 or to apply send your CV and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
You’ll be responsible for undertaking a data review and cleanse exercise, improving the quality of our donor data within our CRM system. You’ll also review and establish our database procedures to ensure the validity and quality of our data for the future.
This is a great opportunity to make a tangible difference to the important work that we do. Some of your key areas of focus will be to:
We are looking for the following skills and experience:
If this sounds like something you’d be great at then we’d love to hear from you. To discuss this opportunity further please contact Elke Nieschmidt on 021802213 or to apply send a cover letter (outlining why you’d like to work for Tearfund) and send your CV to email@example.com
Christian World Service (CWS) is seeking expressions of interest from persons who would be interested in being a member of its staffing committee.
The staffing committee, a sub-committee of the board, is the body for ensuring appropriate staffing policy and procedure. It acts as a reference for the National Director on personnel issues. The committee completes the annual review of the National Director and committee members participate on interview panels for new staff.
We are looking for someone with:
The Committee meets at least six times a year usually at 5.15pm at the Christian World Service Offices in Christchurch. This is a voluntary position. It would be desirable for the person to reside in Christchurch, but not necessary.
CWS is the justice aid and development agency of New Zealand Churches. It works with local partners in developing countries and provides assistance when disasters strike. CWS advocates for action on poverty, peace and justice. It respects and responds to need regardless of race or religion.
If you are interested please send a one page covering letter and your CV to: Pauline McKay, National Director: firstname.lastname@example.org
Around the world, VSO programmes work with the most disadvantaged communities to realise their full potential. VSO makes a difference in 24 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Pacific.
We only work where local partners request our presence. This means we make the best use of local knowledge, and provide skills and training directly to communities in need. Our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations so their skills generate the greatest value.
VSO invites New Zealand professionals with the right skills to volunteer in developing communities and contribute to the effort of ending poverty through the main focus areas;
As a VSO volunteer, you’ll find yourself working alongside local partners. Together, you will develop sustainable solutions that last beyond the experience of a lifetime.
Volunteering with VSO is your opportunity to give something back while gaining unforgettable experiences. You will immerse yourself in a new culture, face fresh challenges and develop your expertise while doing something truly fulfilling.
As well as having a relevant professional background, you need key personal attributes to be able to cope with the unique demands of volunteering overseas. You’ll also need a positive commitment to get you through the challenging times as well as high levels of sensitivity and patience to learn about the culture you’ll be living in.
All VSO volunteers are provided with a local living allowance, accommodation, return airfares and insurance cover. VSO volunteers bring inspiration, energy and vital practical skills to help achieve community goals and broader opportunities.
The full list of VSO professional assignments open to New Zealand applicants can be viewed at
For more information and to apply click here
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Oxfam’s first ever in-house face to face (F2F) fundraising team in Auckland. You will play a central role in informing, inspiring and mobilising New Zealanders to support Oxfam’s work, by recruiting new regular givers.
View more information on the Oxfam website or apply directly by submitting a CV and and covering letter to email@example.com, with the subject line “F2F Fundraiser – your name” or “F2F Team Leader – your name”. If you wish to apply for both roles, please make this clear in your application.
Are you a talented Sales Representative? An outgoing person? Tired of commission only jobs? UNICEF is the world’s leading children’s charity, providing humanitarian and emergency aid around the world.UNICEF are currently looking for talented candidates to join our Street, Residential and Event-based team in Auckland. Our fundraising department is tasked with providing long-term, regular donors.
View the full job description, or apply directly by sending a covering letter and your CV to Jennifer at firstname.lastname@example.org with subject: "Professional Fundraiser – Your Name". For any queries please contact Jennifer on (021) 588 303.
Unicef are seeking a new Team Leader to work in Auckland. As a Team Leader you will be responsible for inspiring and motivating our team to reach their targets. Fundraising experience will be looked at favourably.
VSA assignments are created by local people in the wider Pacific to meet local needs. Our volunteers work alongside them, sharing their skills to make lasting change.
Currently, we are recruiting for:
To find out more about these roles and other VSA assignments that are currently recruiting for please visit our vacancies page: http://www.vsa.org.nz/what-you-can-do/volunteer-overseas/
VSA volunteers receive a living allowance and accommodation, insurance, and medical costs are provided. Travel arrangements are organised and funded by VSA.
VSA volunteers must be currently living in New Zealand and have NZ citizenship or have permanent residency status.