Kaitauwhiro (Social Worker in Schools)
– Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Otepoti
Anglican Family Care is currently seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic Kaitauwhiro (Social Worker in Schools) – Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Otepoti. We are looking for someone who will share our passion for ensuring tamariki are safe and whanau are supported. The successful applicant will foster and support the philosophy of Te Aho Matua within Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Otepoti.
The position is a permanent 7.5 hours per week position.
About Anglican Family Care:
We have been providing social services in Otago for over forty years, working with tamariki and their whanau. We have the responsibility for delivering:
- Social services and counselling support to tamariki and whanau
- Family Start programme
- Restorative Justice
- A strong brand and community relationships
About the position:
The Kaitauwhiro programme is delivered locally by Anglican Family Care but is a national initiative which contributes to the Government’s strategic social services goals to:
- Achieve well-being for tamariki
- Strengthen whanau
- Assist whanau to meet their care and support responsibilities in respect of their tamariki
The objectives of Kaitauwhiro:
- To provide easily accessible early intervention and preventive service by basing the social worker in Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Otepoti
- To provide early help to tamariki and whanau in order to prevent problems becoming more serious and difficult to overcome
- The service utilises a strengths based social work approach that focuses on developing strengths in whanau utilising Māori models of practice
The ideal candidate should possess the following:
- Fluent in Te Reo Maori and proficient in Tikanga Māori
- A social work qualification recognised by the NZ Social Work Registration Board
- Sound understanding of parenting and child development
- An understanding of Care and Protection principles and the CYP&F Act 1989
- Good knowledge of community resources and an ability to develop networks particularly in the Māori community
- Experience working with whanau who need support with complex and often stressful situations
- Sound computer and database skills
- Current driver licence
If you want an opportunity to work in an organisation that really makes a difference in the quality of lives of tamariki and their whanau in Otago, then this role is for you.
You will be required to pass a police check.
To apply for this position please submit a cover letter and a CV via seek by 5 pm Wednesday, 3 May 2017 through Seek
Community Outreach and Marketing Coordinator
25 week Fixed Term Position. 18 Hours per week
Otago Access Radio (OAR FM) is a growing community access station broadcasting in
Dunedin on 105.4FM, 1575AM and online and on demand from www.oar.org.nz.
OAR FM’s four staff work with:
- 210+ volunteer broadcasters (aged 12 to 92) contributing to
- 90+ regular Dunedin-made radio programmes and podcasts in
- 10 different languages
Attracting hugely diverse listenership!
Recent Colmar Brunton research confirms that listeners and volunteer broadcasters value the benefits to the community derived from Access Radio. However the same research identified the need to raise the profile of Access Radio programmes and unique opportunities on offer.
OAR FM is excited to offer this role to champion our place on the media spectrum as THE voice of our local communities.
The Purpose of the Role:
To increase OAR FM’s visibility in Dunedin and grow engagement with OAR FM programmes and services.
- Design and conduct research to identify and better understand OAR FM’s current and potential audiences
- Research to investigate programme makers and community groups needs
- Survey Dunedin public and conduct focus groups for community input into station direction
- Develop targeted outreach and promotional collateral, in collaboration with station staff, tailored to core audiences (as revealed through research)
- Coordinate application for funding the outreach and promotional collateral
- Outreach campaign development and implementation (as a result of the research) develop targeted campaign strategies and activate them.
- Refresh OAR FM station collateral and messaging to use at all OAR FM and public events
- Develop collateral highlighting the benefits of exercising corporate social responsibility through sponsorship and/or advertising on OAR FM
- Develop and implement campaign to engage local businesses and potential funders
Qualification: Marketing Graduate/or previous experience in research, development and implementation of effective marketing campaigns
- Ability to work independently with little supervision
- Ability to work collaboratively, as a part of a team
- Excellent communication and organisational skills to implement and coordinate initiatives
- Knowledge of Internet technologies relevant to online advertising, podcasting and digital media
- Ability to connect with a diverse range of people and appreciation of ethnic and niche community groups
- Confident and friendly personality
- Self-motivated and well organised
- Excellent attention to detail
- Excellent command of verbal and written English
- Ability to work effectively to deadlines and with tight budgets
- Innovative and creative
Additional skills and experience in these fields will be an advantage:
- graphic design
- broadcast media
- non-profit charitable sector
- mobile app software development
Apply in writing to OAR FM General Manager Lesley Paris firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close 5pm Wednesday 19th April 2017
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Greta Gordon is a Doctoral student at the Victoria University of Wellington and needs your help for her doctoral thesis.
As a provider of social and / or employment services in Otago with clients that might include people at risk of long-term unemployment and who is likely to be involved / have been involved in collaborative initiatives, she would like to invite you to participate in her research into collaboration. Your perspective is important as it will help to provide a clear picture of non-government organisations’ priorities when engaging in collaborative initiatives.
An online survey is open until 15 October and she will invite some respondents to participate in a face-to-face interview in October or November. The online survey includes around 40 questions, which should take no longer than 20 minutes to complete. It asks questions about a collaborative initiative in which you are involved, and your opinions on the types of accountability mechanisms, participatory processes and leadership behaviours and competencies needed to make collaboration effective.
A final question asks if you are willing to take part in a face-to-face interview which will provide more in-depth information on these topics. If you are willing to take part, your name and email address is collected. This data will be recorded in a separate dataset to your answers to the survey and will only be used to contact you for a follow-up interview.
If you would like to take part in the online survey, please click this link -> SURVEY START
Her aim is to develop recommendations for institutional arrangements that would enable a more effective collaborative approach to the governance of initiatives addressing long-term unemployment. These recommendations will take the form of guidelines that can be used by government and non-government organisations when setting up new collaborative initiatives.
Her doctoral thesis will be based on this research and she may also use the research to contribute to conference papers and / or publications such as book chapters or journal articles. She has obtained ethical approval from the Victoria University of Wellington Human Ethics Committee to undertake this research. All data will be stored securely and will remain confidential to her and her supervisors. They will not disclose your name to anyone else, including in any discussion or dissemination or the research. She will not collect your IP address.
If you have any questions about this research, please contact her on this email address, or her supervisors, Dr Valentina Dinica on email@example.com, or Dr Chris Eichbaum on firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you know of others involved in collaborative initiatives who might like to contribute to this research, please feel free to forward on this email.
Thank you for your support
Details: Greta Gordon
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I am a third year student at the Otago Polytechnic and I am on an internship with the Council of Social Services Dunedin. The survey is a part of my research project with the topic “outcome measurement in non-profit organizations”. It would be great if you could participate. It takes just 3 minutes and it would help me a lot.
In order to keep the survey confidentially, you are able to leave out your organizations name and email address.
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