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Amnesty International: Campaigner - Auckland

As a campaigner for Amnesty International you’ll need to:

  • plan and strategise to make change happen
  • have an eye for detail while still being nimble and responsive to the campaigning environment
  • have a proven track record of project delivery and able to work effectively with diverse groups of people
  • have the gift of the gab, be politically savvy and have a creative streak

If you have three or more years of campaigning, advocacy, volunteer organising or similar work and a good understanding of New Zealand politics and society this role could be for you! We particularly encourage people with a background of working in prevention of violence against women, with refugees, or with indigenous communities to apply.

Applications close July 12 at 5:00pm. For a full job description, and to apply, click here.


Oxfam: Humanitarian Specialist - Auckland

Oxfam are currently looking for a dynamic humanitarian specialist who is willing to roll their sleeves up and support their humanitarian work in the Pacific and across the globe.


This role will hold overall responsibility for Oxfam NZ’s humanitarian support and humanitarian advocacy work. If you're a humanitarian specialist who wants more from humanitarian roles and is prepared to think outside the box, someone who delights in teamwork and can also do the heavy lifting when needed. Oxfam offers a great opportunity to take your career to the next level in a NGO that has a national and global reach with a supportive culture, strong values and the opportunity to be part of a small, dedicated and hard-working team making a positive difference in our world.

For more information, click here.

To apply: Please send your cover letter and full CV to with the subject line “Humanitarian Specialist – your name”.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday, 3 July 2017.


Tearfund: International Programme Director - Auckland

Lead Tearfund’s international development & disaster response work through a high performing team.

  • Deliver diverse programs effectively & appropriately
  • Make a positive difference addressing global poverty and injustice
  • Strategic leadership role, part of the senior management team
  • Work cross culturally with multiple partners + significant complexities

The role

Leading a highly skilled and capable team of eight, the International Programmes (IP) Director plays a pivotal and crucial role in leading and delivering Tearfund’s overseas projects and programmes. Robust systems and processes are in place as are positive relationships with our community partners overseas. The previous IP Director did a great job so we are looking for someone with “big shoes” to follow on from her.


If you have A tertiary qualification in either International Development or an associated technical field, skills from experience leading in a cross cultural context the delivery of programmes or projects addressing development, poverty or justice issues,  managed complex Government aid funding and accountability mechanisms and have a people leadership style that is empowering and engaging then this job is perfect for you.

Tearfund’s mission statement is: Motivated by Jesus, we encourage Kiwis to act for justice to relieve poverty among the world’s most vulnerable people. Full alignment to this mission is essential for this role.

This is an opportunity to join a team making a huge difference globally. The role requires overseas travel.

To discuss this opportunity in confidence please contact Gordon Duncan on 09 9159141 or email


Greenpeace: Outreach Campaigner - Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington & Christchurch


These are full time jobs (Greenpeace is also happy to hear from students and backpackers who can’t commit permanently, but can commit to more than 4 months).

Greenpeace need people in:

Auckland, Hamilton and Christchurch


Click here to apply


Greenpeace: Supporter Relations Team Manager - Auckland

The Supporter Relations team are responsible for communicating with our financial and non financial supporters and members of the public on a daily basis. The team handles all inbound phone calls and emails to Greenpeace ensuring each individual interaction with our Supporter Relations team is warm, friendly and informed. The Supporter Relations Team Manager will deliver on-going training and support to the team, ensuring that they are kept up to date with relevant information. You will be motivated and inspired to achieve and exceed targets, and ensure that the workload is efficiently managed, and deadlines are met. This isn’t just any ordinary team manager role, the Supporter Relations Team Manager is the champion of the supporter experience across the organisation and is integral in ensuring every interaction with our supporters and the public is professional, inspiring and engaging.


Click here to apply 


VSA: Volunteers for International Development

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:

  • WASH advisers
  • Communications, marketing and fundraising specialists
  • Business and finance mentors
  • IT and web development advisers
  • Health professionals (various disciplines)

To find out more about these roles and other VSA assignments we are currently recruiting for please visit our vacancies page: