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Community Advisor - Cyclone Gabrielle Job Posting

Community Advisor - Cyclone Gabrielle Job Posting

Community Advisor

Department of Internal Affairs

Type: Fixed term Hours: Part time Location: Whangarei Business Group: Hapai Hapori Branch: Service Delivery and Operations Salary: $72,060 - $96,681

Naku te rourou nau te rourou ka ora ai te iwi

With your basket and my basket the people will thrive.

Do you want to work with hapori (communities), hapū and iwi to meet their aspirations for recovery from the devastation of Cyclone Gabrielle across impacted communities in Tai Tokerau; in particular in the Kaipara and mid north regions. We are looking for someone to work closely with impacted hapori and hapu and advise the Cyclone Gabrielle Appeal Trustees on the distribution of public donations.

This is a .75 role (30 hours per week) over a 2-year fixed term period.

The Cyclone Gabrielle Appeal Trust is an independent Charitable Trust, with the Secretariat managed within the Hāpai Hapori Community Operations business group in Te Tari Taiwheuna Department of Internal Affairs. Hāpai Hapori has a network of Community Advisors across Aotearoa.

The successful candidate will report to the Manager Cyclone Appeal Trust and will have colleagues based in Tamaki Makaurau, Te Tairawhiti, Te Ika a Maui and Wairoa. You will also work closely with our regionally based, dedicated and supportive team of high performing Community Advisors who provide advice, support and access to funding across Te Tai Tokerau.

This is important mahi, where you will make a difference to the lives of many and you will have the opportunity to build relationships to understand and support aspirations for recovery.

Experience in hapori or hapū led development and te reo Māori me ngā tikanga would be beneficial in this role.

Travel is involved across Kaipara and mid north regions, and a driver's license is essential.

You will have a professional attitude and be able to evidence:

  • public service integrity

  • strong communication skills - written and oral

  • strong report writing skills

  • excellent relationship management and collaboration skills

  • experience in online grant management

  • proven skills, knowledge, and experience in providing advice that builds and empowers the communities, hapū, iwi, marae, and voluntary organisations

  • data analysis and analytical skills including the ability to interpret financial information

  • experience in assessing organisational performance and providing advice to community and voluntary organisations

  • ability to plan, organise and manage work effectively to meet deadlines.

If you're someone who thrives working in a connected team and with hapori, hapū and iwi this is the role for you. Applications close: 5pm, Wednesday, 13 September 2023. For more information please contact: Ruth Tamihana-Milne, Tamihana-Milne@dia.govt@dia.govt.nz Job description: To review the full job description, please click here. If you are unable to follow the link, please review the full job description on our careers website.

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