Community Liaisons - Dunedin
New Zealand Government Jobs
Otago, New Zealand
11d ago

Job Description

About the Electoral Commission Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri

The Electoral Commission wants every New Zealander to trust value and take part in parliamentary elections.

We are an independent Crown entity who works with and through communities to inform, engage and educate New Zealanders about the value of taking part in the electoral system.

In all of our activities we aim to make it easy for the public to enrol, vote and promote understanding of New Zealand's democratic processes, and encourage participation.

Community Liaisons Dunedin

We are looking for dynamic and outgoing Community Liaisons to work with us from (April December 2019) on a casual contract basis.

Your purpose is to promote electoral enrolment and voter turnout.

You will achieve this by working within the local community to inform, engage and educate New Zealanders about the value of participation.

You will be motivated to reach vast numbers of people, and you will be driven by the importance of our purpose / kaupapa.

You will be excited by the fact that no two days will ever be the same. You will be out in the community at schools, universities, marae, events, libraries, shopping centres and town centres, engaging with people and promoting electoral participation.

You will be given full training and provided the resources required to be successful in the role.


  • Are you available as required on a casual basis (April December 2019).
  • Can you effectively engage with your local community through your cultural and language awareness of that community?
  • Are you willing to learn?
  • Do you have engagement, sales, promotional or retail experience? (Desirable)
  • Apply

    To apply for this role please click on the APPLY ONLINE button below.

    A job description and application form is available by emailing recruitment or contact Rachel McAnally on 027 35 00064

    Applications close at 5pm, 1 May 2019.

    You must be legally allowed to work in New Zealand

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