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Caritas Aotearoa NZ: Key Community Engagement Role - Kaihāpai Māori - Wellington

  • Strengthen relationships with tangata whenua groups
  • Build capability in te reo rangatira me ōna tikanga

 

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand (www.caritas.org.nz) is the Catholic Bishops’ agency for justice, peace and development. We work in partnership and solidarity with communities in Aotearoa, Oceania and throughout the world, to promote human dignity and the common good. Our work of hope tackles both the causes and effects of poverty and injustice and responds swiftly to human and natural disasters. We promote advocacy and education for justice in New Zealand and overseas, and we play an integral part in the worldwide Caritas network of 165 Catholic relief, development, and social service organisations. In its mission, Caritas seeks to demonstrate whakaaroha – love in action.

 

Caritas is now seeking applications for the role of Kaihāpai Māori.

 

This role supports the whole Caritas team to work effectively with Māori communities in Aotearoa, building and strengthening relationships of trust. The Kaihāpai Māori will contribute to strengthening and deepening cultural capability within the Caritas team based in Wellington.

 

In this role you will: 

  • show leadership in building relationships of trust with Māori communities in Aotearoa;
  • support the whole Caritas team to work effectively with tangata whenua;
  • give advice and support on the appropriate use of te reo and tikanga Māori, and other cultural expectations through a Māori lens

 You will be a fluent or semi-fluent speaker of te reo Māori and be comfortable in spaces governed by tikanga Māori. You will have confidence to guide and lead others through Māori cultural spaces (marae, hui, wānanga). You will have excellent relationship building skills and the availability to travel nationally and internationally as required. You will have an understanding and commitment to Catholic Social Teaching and be comfortable in a church setting. You will be committed to the vision, mission and values of Caritas and demonstrate a personal commitment to social justice.

 

This is a challenging leadership role in an organisation addressing poverty, advocating for environmental justice, partnering with indigenous peoples, responding to crises and connecting with communities. If you have a passion to make a meaningful difference, and believe that you have what it takes to contribute to our team in this vital role, we want to hear from you.

 

For more information contact Catharina Vossen on phone: 021 884 749 or email your resume and covering letter to: catharina@caritas.org.nz

 


 

Caritas Aotearoa NZ: Humanitarian Programmes Coordinator - Wellington

Key Programmes Roles

 

  • Deliver vital human development programmes
  • Strong relationship management skills

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand (www.caritas.org.nz) is the Catholic Bishops’ agency for justice, peace and development. We work in partnership and solidarity with communities in Aotearoa and throughout the world, to promote human dignity and the common good. Our work of hope tackles both the causes and effects of poverty and injustice and responds swiftly to human and natural disasters. We promote advocacy and education for justice in New Zealand and overseas, and we play an integral part in the worldwide Caritas network of 165 Catholic relief, development, and social service organisations. In its mission, Caritas seeks to demonstrate whakaaroha – love in action.

 

Caritas is now seeking applications for two roles in the Programmes Team. The team works in partnership with other organisations delivering integral human development and emergency preparedness and response initiatives to communities in need. Reporting to the Programmes Manager and actively contributing as a member of the team.

 

In this role you will:

  • build trust-based relationships with partner organisations to ensure humanitarian programmes realise Caritas’ commitment to justice, peace and development;
  • utilise specialist knowledge and skills in the management and delivery of humanitarian emergency response, recovery and preparedness programmes;
  • have demonstrated experience in humanitarian work, ideally in Oceania;
  • be a skilled written and oral communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.

In this role you will have excellent relationship building skills, a strong capacity to work cross-culturally and the availability to travel nationally and internationally as required.  You will hold appropriate tertiary qualifications (or practical equivalent), be committed to the vision, mission and values of Caritas and demonstrate a personal commitment to social justice.

 

This is a challenging role in an organisation addressing poverty, advocating for environmental justice, partnering with indigenous peoples, responding to crises and connecting with communities.  If you have a passion to make a meaningful difference and believe that you have what it takes to contribute to our team, we want to hear from you

 

For more information contact Catharina Vossen on phone: 021 884 749 or email your resume and covering letter to: catharina@caritas.org.nz

 


Caritas Aotearoa NZ: Programmes Activities Assistant - Wellington

  • Deliver vital human development programmes
  • Strong relationship management skills

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand (www.caritas.org.nz) is the Catholic Bishops’ agency for justice, peace and development. We work in partnership and solidarity with communities in Aotearoa and throughout the world, to promote human dignity and the common good. Our work of hope tackles both the causes and effects of poverty and injustice and responds swiftly to human and natural disasters. We promote advocacy and education for justice in New Zealand and overseas, and we play an integral part in the worldwide Caritas network of 165 Catholic relief, development, and social service organisations. In its mission, Caritas seeks to demonstrate whakaaroha – love in action.

 

Caritas is now seeking applications for two roles in the Programmes Team. The team works in partnership with other organisations delivering integral human development and emergency preparedness and response initiatives to communities in need. Reporting to the Programmes Manager and actively contributing as a member of the team.

 

In this role you will:

  • provide administrative support and project coordination to ensure Programmes Team objectives are met;
  • have a proactive, focused and collaborative approach;
  • be keen to forge a career in the development sector.

In this role you will have excellent relationship building skills, a strong capacity to work cross-culturally and the availability to travel nationally and internationally as required.  You will hold appropriate tertiary qualifications (or practical equivalent), be committed to the vision, mission and values of Caritas and demonstrate a personal commitment to social justice.

 

This is a challenging role in an organisation addressing poverty, advocating for environmental justice, partnering with indigenous peoples, responding to crises and connecting with communities.  If you have a passion to make a meaningful difference and believe that you have what it takes to contribute to our team, we want to hear from you

 

For more information contact Catharina Vossen on phone: 021 884 749 or email your resume and covering letter to: catharina@caritas.org.nz

 


 

VSA: Funding Strategy Adviser (Volunteer) 

 

In this assignment, the volunteer will support the Georesources and Energy Programme (GEP) team to identify and consult with relevant donors and co-develop a fundraising strategy. Key to this assignment will also be identifying training needs for the GEP team enabling them to develop future funding strategies and proposals without assistance.

 

We are looking for a volunteer with:

·         Experience developing and implementing a fundraising strategy

·         Excellent knowledge of funding, investment attraction and/or donor engagement

·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·         Strong stakeholder engagement and management skills

·         Strong research skills

·         Experience training others

·         A relevant tertiary degree

 

For more information, click here.

Applications close: 14 April 2019

 


 

CWS: Relationships Coordinator - Auckland

 

We seek an energetic and enthusiastic person to grow CWS income to ensure CWS is able to meet and grow their commitments to partners and to foster and grow CWS relationships with stakeholder churches and supporters. 

The position has two main components:

  1. Manage Operation Refugee.  A peer to peer fundraising programme, whereby people are sponsored to live on the rations of a refugee for 5 days and/or are sponsored for the number of steps or kilometres they walk over 5 days.
  2. Promote the work of CWS to partner Churches and the schools affiliated to them.

The ideal person will have a proven track record in sales and/or marketing and experience of working within ecumenical settings and with denominational networks, preferably in New Zealand.  Be proficient in the use of Microsoft software with database skills, particularly Raiser’s Edge, an advantage.

 

It is a full time fixed term position for six months.   The position has the potential of becoming permanent.  It is based in Auckland with regular travel with New Zealand.

 

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.

 

We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

 

Job description and conditions of employment can be obtained from Sarah Wewege - cws@cws.org.nz phone 03 366 9274.  

 

Applications close: Monday 8 April 2019

 


 

 

World Vision: Schools Partnership Manager - Wellington

  • Permanent – Part-Time
  • Opportunity to work flexible hours across 4/5 days (22 hours per week)

World Vision New Zealand is the largest overseas humanitarian organisation in New Zealand. We implement emergency relief and long-term community development projects. Inspired by Christian values, we aim to engage New Zealanders in the fight against global poverty and injustice. We operate in 23 countries, employ over 100 staff throughout New Zealand, and have a strong volunteer’s database.

 

The Role

We are looking for a Schools Partnership Manager to join the team. The purpose of this position is to develop and sustain effective and ongoing relationships with schools and their wider communities within a designated geographic region; to raise funds for WVNZ’s work; to develop an understanding and ongoing commitment to justice issues among the youth of New Zealand; and to make a substantive contribution to the wider work of World Vision as a member of the Partnership Engagement Team.

 

Desired skills and experience:

• Understanding of the education sector and how schools’ function

• Experience of working effectively with young people

• Understanding of contemporary justice issues

• Ability to develop high quality relationships with internal and external stakeholders

• Experience in fundraising/sales/account management

• Confident public speaker

• Highly developed communication skills, both written and verbal

• Prepared to work flexible hours with occasional evening and weekend activities, and able to travel regularly within the region

 

If you share a passion for our mission and values and respect our Christian based principles, then this is a great opportunity for you.

For more information or to request a position description for the role, please contact Angela Evans (angela@angelaevansconsulting.co.nz))

 

Applications Close: Friday 29th March 2019

For more information, click here.

 


Fred Hollows Foundation NZ: Insight Manager - Auckland

  • Bring your Insight skills to inform fundraising and marketing decision making
  • Be part of the team ending avoidable blindness in the Pacific
  • Central city location, free gym and health insurance

The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ requires an Insight Manager to join our dynamic Engagement Directorate and help end avoidable blindness in the Pacific.

About us:

The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ carries on the work New Zealander the late Professor Fred Hollows (1929-1993). We work in the Pacific to restore sight to the needlessly blind and train local eye health specialists to provide eye care services in their own communities. The Engagement Directorate work with our incredible supporters to ensure the on-going sustainability of our eye health programmes. To find out more, visit our website: www.hollows.org.nz

About the job:

We are changing the way we engage with our supporters and seek a customer focussed data champion to lead the delivery of multi-channel insight to drive all decision making, strategy development and tactical delivery across fundraising, marketing and communications.

Reporting to the Engagement Director, you will lead the delivery of insights to drive all fundraising decision making, strategy development and tactical delivery. You will build positive partnerships across the organisation to deliver insights on strategic issues and provide answers to the big questions to drive our fundraising. You will have experience of providing detailed analytics and insight, ideally in a fundraising and engagement environment.

This is a great opportunity to bring your knowledge and experience to build an insight and investment framework that will drive innovation to ensure the team meets its mission to end avoidable blindness in the Pacific.

Focus of the role:

  • Market intelligence: research and analysis
  • Strategic acquisition and retention: monitoring & evaluation and data insights
  • Designing an investment framework and

Required skills and experience:

  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree
  • 4-6 years fundraising or marketing experience
  • Budget management experience
  • Good understanding of range of data manipulation and analysis techniques
  • Excellent data interpretation skills
  • Good logic and thinking capabilities
  • An ability to understand, source and profile data

This is an exciting opportunity to join an organisation with a fantastic reputation and mission, with people who are passionate about what they do and the difference they make.

 

Applications close: 23 March 2019

For more information, click here. 

  



World Vision: CFO/Finance Director

 

World Vision New Zealand is the largest international humanitarian organisation in New Zealand. Inspired by Christian values, we aim to engage New Zealanders in the fight against global poverty and injustice. In 2018 alone, we raised $67million to help almost 3 million children around the world. We employ around 100 staff in New Zealand. 

 

We are looking for… 

All the usual senior-level financial knowledgea degree-level qualification (and preferably C.A.), and plenty of financial management experience. But the value-add that we’re really after is from someone who can: 

  • provide strategic insights – using initiative to contribute high-level insights to the executive team and board, helping develop long-term strategies and solutions. 

  • be a business partner  working closely with leaders from across the organisation (especially marketing and international programmes) to leverage World Vision’s resources for maximum impact. 

  • champion accountability – having the confidence and skills to challenge thinking and model accountability for deliverybeing a strong voice at the table. 

If this sounds like you and you identify with our work and our story, we’d like to hear from you. 

In return we can provide an executive level salarythe chance to be part of both a strong New Zealand leadership team and a global network of World Vision offices in 100 countries, and thopportunity to go home each day knowing that you’re making a difference in lives around the world that will last for generations to come.  

 

For more information, click here.

 


 

 UNICEF NZ: Telemarketing Team Leader - Wellington

Are you looking for an opportunity to truly make a difference around the world? Ready to work for the world’s leading international children’s charity?

 

If you are passionate about charity work and children then UNICEF may have the perfect role for you. This is a part time one year contract position where you will be engaging with new donors on the phone to thank them for their support and answer any questions they may have. You will also be communicating with our long term donors, handling their queries and encouraging continued support. You will be responsible for leading a small team of telefundraisers to motivate them to achieve their best.

 

Our ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual who has a genuine and friendly phone manner, efficient typing and computer skills, be good with people and have great customer service. The key working shift will be 5 hours every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2:30pm to 7:30pm. The hours are 20 – 30 hours per week, this will depend on the candidate.

 

You will be working within a super supportive team environment. We are prepared to train the successful applicant in our CRM computer system. Prior customer service, call centre or administration experience is preferred. Most importantly we require that you have passion, commitment, dedication and a good work ethic.

 

If you’re interested in this amazing opportunity email your cv and cover letter to rebecca@unicef.org.nz

 


 

Tearfund: Engagement Manager – Mid-level and major donors

 

The Organisation

Tearfund is one of New Zealand’s leading NGO’s with development partnerships and programmes throughout the developing world.  It is a highly respected charity that inspires people to give, learn, advocate and stand up against injustice. 

Over 25,000 donors and 1,600 churches nationwide provide a network for the majority of funding needed for Tearfund’s development programmes. 

 

Tearfund’s priority sectors are:

  • Child Sponsorship
  • Disasters and Peace Building
  • Anti-Trafficking and Exploitation
  • Water, Health and Education
  • Enterprise and Empowerment

There are over 40 highly competent experienced staff, plus volunteers, who work from the Mt Roskill, Auckland office to support the growth and effectiveness of these programmes.

 

The Role

The Engagement Manager is one of our key front-line roles that works directly with our supporters, developing fundraising initiatives, events and ideas to widen our supporter base and increase income.

You’ll be responsible for developing and managing Tearfund’s bequest strategy, using innovative approaches to build a successful pipeline of bequest enquirers, intenders and confirmed bequest pledgees.

 

Ideally, you’ll have some or all of the following:

  • Experience working in a fundraising role which had tangible goals and revenue targets
  • Excellent relationship building and communication skills
  • Evidence of strong networking skills
  • The ability to speak in public, engaging with and inspiring others to act
  • Be a self-starter who has the qualities and skills to act autonomously yet liaise closely with the wider Tearfund team
  • Our mission statement is: “Motivated by Jesus, we encourage Kiwis to act for justice to relieve poverty among the world’s most vulnerable people”.  Personal alignment with this mission will be important for the candidate who is appointed to this role.

This is an opportunity to join a committed and passionate team supporting life-changing programmes. 

 

For more information, click here.

 

  


Volunteers Wanted

 


 

International Development Young Professional Network - Treasurer

 

The position description for TREASURER:

* Oversee the financial administration of IDYP

* Review procedures and financial reporting

* Advise the Management Committee on financial strategy

* Advise on fundraising

* Manages cash flow

* Develop a working knowledge of the laws governing IDYP's operation

* Ensure the Management Committee understands its financial obligations

* Submit annual financial report to the Charities Register and the NZ Companies Office if required.

* Prepare financial statements to be approved by Management Committee and then presented at annual AGM for member approval.

 

For more information, click here

 


 

RNZWCS Limited: Volunteers wanted - Pacific Islands

 

Rotary New Zealand is seeking volunteers - qualified plumbers, electricians and civil engineers for work in the Pacific Islands.

Would suit recently retired persons.


Please direct inquiries to info@rnzwcs.org.

 


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:

  • Agriculture & Horticulture advisers
  • Architects
  • Mechanic & Plumber Trainers
  • Legal Advisers
  • WASH advisers
  • Quality Assurance advisers
  • Educational advisers and lecturers
  • Communications, marketing and fundraising specialists
  • Media Advisers
  • Business and finance advisers and mentors
  • IT and web development advisers
  • Health professionals (various disciplines)
  • Tourism advisers

To find out more about these roles and other VSA assignments we are currently recruiting for please visit VSA's vacancies page, as it is updated regularly with a variety of positions.