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4 May 2021

Full-Time Programme Coordinator- Community Mobilisation

RespectEd Aotearoa –  Wellington City, Wellington

Job Description

Are you looking to be part of an innovative organisation leading change in Aotearoa? 

Do you want to empower communities to make a positive difference? 

RespectEd Aotearoa is looking for a dynamic and adaptable Programme Facilitator to join our Community & Organisational Development team. 


RespectEd Aotearoa is a charitable trust that works to support a social and behavioural change to reach its vision of Aotearoa free from sexual harm. The Community & Organisational Development team develops and delivers training, consultancy, and professional development for a wide range of organisations, community groups, and workplaces across the public and private sector. 

In this new role, the Programme Coordinator –Community Mobilisation will develop, coordinate and facilitate our programmes for communities and workplaces and empower these communities to take ownership of their own social change. This position reports to the Programme Manager – Community and Organisational Development and is for 20- 40 hours per week (option to work full time or part-time).RespectEd Aotearoa works nationally, with its central office in Wellington. The Programme Coordinator – Community Mobilisation position is based in Wellington. 


What we offer you: 

Rewarding work with a team of passionate     people 
Varied work with diverse community groups and workplaces 
Professional development opportunities 
Regular professional supervision 
Competitive salary 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience  

Conceptual Thinking  

Experience using relevant concepts and practices to promote attitude and behaviour change  
Ability to explain concepts and practices appropriately and clearly  
Proven ability to assess and respond to complex issues appropriately 
Excellent analysis of sexual violence and/or family violence (gender-based violence) and healthy relationship dynamics 

Facilitation Skills  

Demonstrated effective group processes and ability to maintain group energy throughout programme delivery  
Understanding of the impacts of individual behaviour on group dynamics and able to effectively manage group dynamics, including conflict  
Ability to present in a confident, credible and coherent manner  
Ability to adapt presentation and language to meet the interest and learning level of the audience  
Ability and willingness to motivate and encourage buy into group processes  

Technical Skills and Experience  

Well-developed computer skills, including the Microsoft Office suite  

Knowledge and experience of Māori approaches within a social services practice context and a comprehensive understanding of Tikanga. 
Skills to facilitate group discussions with people of diverse ages, cultures, and backgrounds 
Excellent written communication skills, with strengths in succinct plain English writing and an ability to adapt communication style for a wide range of audiences 
Strong gender analysis, understanding of experiences of LGBTQIA* people,  knowledge of diversity and inclusion, and social cohesion matters 
Ability to work cross-culturally  
Self-motivated and able to take initiative and work independently and deliver to deadlines 
Commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi  
Experience working as with community organisations, NGO sector & Community and Organisational Development  
Confident user of Microsoft office suite 
Full clean NZ driver’s license within six months of starting the role. 
Qualification in adult education, psychology, social work, health promotion, public health, or related areas  
Demonstrable experience of working collaboratively across a range of communities and/or agencies  
Experience working within a corrections/probation framework or other institutional settings an advantage 

In addition, you are coming into an organisation where the cultural expectation is that: 

You are excited by challenges, motivated by positive social change, and committed to social justice. 
You take responsibility for finding a way to get things done and are proactive about improving things where they need to be improved. 
You know what you feel like at your 100% best, and have the skills and awareness to engage with self-care and stress management strategies when you need to.  
You have a sense of humor! We take our work seriously, but we try not to take ourselves too seriously. 
You have a willingness to challenge your comfort zone, learn from others and reflect on your own beliefs and behaviours. 
You are an awesome teammate: everything comes back to trust, communication, collaboration, and respect. 


Please apply here by sending your CV and Cover Letter.  

For job description, please visit our website or copy and paste the URL:

Applications close 5 pm, Sunday 30 May 2021 

How to Apply

Please apply here by sending your CV and Cover Letter.  

For job description, please visit our website or copy and paste the URL:

Applications close 5 pm, Sunday 30 May 2021 

Job Category: Community Development. Job Type: Full-Time. Job Salary: 60,000 - 80,000.
Closes May 30, 2021

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