Hui E! Community Aotearoa: Pou Kaiārahi

Posted on 04 November 2019

The organisation

The Trust’s charitable purposes are to be beneficial to communities in Aotearoa/New Zealand by promoting and strengthening the Sector, and to advance education within and about the Sector
• Te Whakakaha - Strengthening the collective voice of the Sector to build a stronger
Aotearoa/New Zealand;
• Te Hāngai - Applying Te Tiriti o Waitangi in the context of the Sector’s work and its
contribution to charitable outcomes across Aotearoa;
• Te Whakatairanga - Engaging the Sector as a whole and enhancing its independence and
• Te Āwhina - Assisting the Sector to work collectively to progress their own aspirations and
well- being – environmental, social, spiritual, cultural, economic;
• Te Whakawhanaungatanga - Creating opportunities for the Sector to connect and learn from
each other;
• Te Whakanui - Promoting the unique characteristics and impact of the Sector;
• Te Tautoko - Supporting strategic advocacy and leadership development within and on
behalf of the Sector to enhance charitable outcomes within Aotearoa;
• Te Tautoko - Supporting Māori self-determination and Tino Rangatiratanga within the
• Te Whakapuawai - Developing the capacity of the Sector to succeed through meeting shared
needs, supporting innovation, and participating in civic affairs.

Core Functions:
Kōrero – a public voice for the community sector
Hui – being a forum for the community sector
Āwhina – practical support for the community sector

Purpose of the role

The Pou Kaiārahi is a key leadership role (25 hours a week), they will bring leaders together and facilitate greater engagement within the Sector and optimise the supporter’s network to identify and activate opportunities for development and enable and empower communities. They will influence key stakeholders (including government) and create opportunities to build Sector capacity and capabilities.

The Pou Kaiārahi, will be responsible for the day to day operations of Hui E! and ensures the organisation is sustainable. The success of the Pou Kaiārahi of Hui E! is synonymous with the success of the organisation’s strategic plan. This includes:
1. Implement programmes and activities to meet the strategic goals identified by the Board of
2. Ensure Hui E! has sufficient financial resources to deliver on the strategic plan
3. Ensure Hui E! fulfils all of its contractual obligations
4. Manage all staff, volunteers, and interns
5. Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships to achieve Hui E! goals
6. Work in partnership with the Board of Trustees

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