Good Work Stories

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Rachael Elder- Inspiring Stories

It was a pleasure for the Do Good Jobs team to interview Rachael Elder, filmmaker, writer, sexual harm prevention advocate and Business Development Manager at Inspiring Stories. She spied an ad for her current role through Do Good Jobs and it brought her to Te Whanganui-a-Tara where she is right at home with creatives, change-makers […]

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Leading with Aroha – Lucy Boomer

We’ve found the perfect person to spotlight during Mental Health Awareness Week – People & Organisational Development Manager at Mental Health Foundation, Lucy Boomer. Lucy has been part of the Do Good Jobs community for years, in her People and Culture role at Greenpeace and as a founding member in our Purpose-Driven Productivity course in […]

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Chantelle Cobby – Doing what she loves with Shelterbox NZ

When Shelterbox New Zealand advertised for the Fundraising and Marketing Manager position our interest was piqued. It’s an interesting proposition, to be based in NZ but essentially supporting aid and development work internationally. With Shelterbox, that support is wherever disaster has struck. Scrolling down the posts on Shelterbox NZ’s Facebook page / website is to […]

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Good work stories: Rhiannon Robinson – The People Powerhouse

The Do Good Jobs team has grown recently, so this month we’re featuring Rhiannon Robinson, the new Do Good Jobs Business Development Manager. Rhiannon lights up explaining why she loves her job. Which, of course, is what Do Good Jobs is all about. On why, she says, “The opportunity to make amazing things happen in […]

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Good work stories: From Hair Stylist to Earth Care Advocate

An interview with Sonja Urban, Conservation Officer at Conservation Volunteers Aotearoa Sonja was a hair stylist for years. In the salon she was known for having conversations with clients around sustainability, environment and politics – not your salon usual! It came as no surprise to her friends that she’s now working in the Do-Good sector. […]

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Good work stories: From the Boardroom to the Beach

An interview with Josh Borthwick, CEO Sustainable Coastlines Ever been for a walk on a beautiful beach, only to find the moment ruined by cigarette butts, or worse? Water safety warnings have been in the news again this summer. The Auckland Council’s Safeswim website map is regularly covered in red crosses that come with the […]