We are seeking to employ a Community Activator to join our energetic Humanitarian Development team.
About the Role
The Community Activator will be a key local team member in supporting and growing New Zealand Red Cross humanitarian impact in the community through local partnerships and empowering members and volunteers.
Utilising a proactive community engagement approach, the Community Activator will facilitate and support communities, members and volunteers to develop and / or deliver humanitarian action that is aligned with the mission, strategic priorities and fundamental principles of New Zealand Red Cross.
This is an exciting entry level role into the humanitarian sector.
You will have responsibility for :
You will have (some of) these strengths listed below :
About New Zealand Red Cross and our culture :
We have begun a journey towards delivering stronger community impact with our new 10-year strategy (Strategy 2030). This is your opportunity to contribute to long lasting positive change in New Zealand.
humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality. We play a vital role in providing assistance to vulnerable people in New Zealand and overseas.
We are an organisation with 10,000+ volunteers and 500 plus staff. We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce and adhere to best practice equal employment opportunity principles in all aspects of our recruitment and our ways of working.
Benefits you can expect :
We are looking for someone who will be passionate about working with communities in the wider Northland / Te Taitokerau region.
You would be great for this role if you have prior experience in engaging with communities in Northland / Te Taitokerau.
If you have an understanding of, and a commitment to Te Ao Māori and experience in engaging with local iwi and tangata whenua you would also be a good fit for this role.
New Zealand Red Cross is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. We welcome applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds.
If you wish to discuss this opportunity or for further information, please contact Alina Mancini, at New Zealand Red Cross at
Applications close 5PM, Sunday October 2020.