Vacancy : Otago Access Radio, Community Outreach and Marketing Coordinator – Closing Date Extended

Position Description OAR FM Community Outreach and Marketing Coordinator May 2017


Vacancy: Kaitauwhiro (Social Worker in Schools) Anglican Family Care

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 

Vacancy : Community Outreach and Marketing Coordinator

Otago Access Radio logo

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

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!

The Background:

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

Skills required:

  • 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

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 19th April 2017


Vacancy: Family/Whanau Workers @ Anglican Family Care

Anglican Family Care is currently seeking two dynamic, enthusiastic Family/Whanau workers to join our Family Start team in Dunedin. We are looking for people who have experience in working with children and families and who will share our passion for ensuring children are safe and families are supported.

The positions are both 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Find out more on Seek

About Anglican Family Care:

We have been providing social services in Otago for over forty years, working with children and their families. We have the responsibility for delivering:

  • Social services and counselling support to children and families
  • Family Start programme
  • Restorative Justice
  • A strong brand and community relationships

About the position:

Family Start is a home visiting programme that focuses on improving children’s growth and health, learning and relationships, family circumstances, environment and safety.  Family Start begins to support babies and their parents/caregivers early – before the baby’s birth or in their first year.

Anglican Family Care supports families/whanau to access a comprehensive range of welfare, health, education and other necessary services appropriate to their needs.

The ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • A tertiary qualification in one of Social Work, Early Childhood Education or Nursing
  • Knowledge 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 Maori and Pacific Island communities
  • Experience working with families who need support with complex and often stressful situations
  • Sound computer and data base 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 children and their families in Otago, then this role is for you.

You will be required to pass a police check.

Find out more and apply on Seek

To apply for this position please submit a cover letter and a CV via seek by 5pm Friday, 27 January. 

Vacancy: Social Worker Manager @ Arai Te Uru Whare Hauora

Whaiora Mō Tātou

Well-being For All

Social Worker Manager

Do you want to make a lasting contribution to the wellbeing of whānau in the community? Are you motivated by supporting others to achieve better Health outcomes?

Would you like to be part of a dynamic and diverse Whānau Ora team of kaimahi providing quality services within a Kaupapa Māori Organisation? Then we would like to hear from you.

Arai Te Uru Whare Hauora is requesting applications for the position of Social Work Manager. Please note that this position is fixed term, part-time. As the Social Work Manager you will need to be registered and have a well-grounded Social Work practice background with the appropriate post graduate qualifications.

A strong commitment to professional development and whanau/family quality care is desirable.

Experience in working within Māori environments e.g. NGO’s, Māori Providers and communities, tikaka and Te Reo an advantage. The ability to work effectively in a wide range of cultural settings is preferable.

What we can provide is a whānau friendly working environment, opportunities to extend through professional development, and lots of interesting experiences.

Please contact Rebecca for a Job Description and application details.

Applications close 4pm on Friday 27th January 2017

Arai Te Uru Whare Hauora

25 College Street


P.O. Box 5626


Phone (03) 471 9960; Fax (03) 471 9962

Arai Te Uru Whare Hauora’s aim is Whānau Ora – supporting Whānau to develop their own strengths and resilience.

Manager/Coordinator @ Dunedin Curtain Bank

Dunedin Curtain Bank are on the hunt for a superstar Manager/Coordinator for our rapidly developing charity.

The Dunedin Curtain Bank is a not for profit charity who collect curtains, relines them and distributes to those in need.

The successful applicant will be confident in immersing themselves in the community and developing the service further. The role includes marketing, liaising with referrers and the public and sourcing funding and fundraising opportunities. Alongside this is the general day to day running of the service and coordination of staff and volunteers.

This role is for 30 hours a week with an opportunity for flexibility across the week. You will be supported by an enthusiastic Board of Trustees and other community services committed to warming up our local community.

How to Apply

For more information and a copy of the job description contact Board Chair Micaela Kena on

Applications close 10th January 2017

Job Vacancy: Kaimahi/Social Worker @ Gore Women’s Refuge, Te Whare Piringa O Marua Wai

gwrGore Women’s Refuge is seeking a passionate and skilled kaimahi/social worker to join our team working with families and whanau who experience family violence.

This is a varied position as our services include crisis intervention, emergency accommodation, outreach services to Eastern and Northern Southland and West and South Otago, women’s and children education programmes and working with families who are transitioning to living free from violence.

The ideal candidate would need to have:

  • A relevant social service degree or be working towards one
  • An understanding of the dynamics of family violence
  • An understanding of and commitment to Te Tiriti O Waitangi
  • Clear professional boundaries
  • Non-judgmental manner
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement
  • The ability to work independently and part of a team
  • Full clean driver’s licence

Position hours are flexible depending on the successful applicant. Appointment is subject to Police vetting.

For further information, for a copy of the job description or to apply please contact:

The Manager – Hannah Bain

Ph: 03 208 8384


Postal Address: P.O. Box 357, Gore.

 Applications close 9 December 2016.

Lending Matters Coordinator

This is a Request for Proposal rather than a job advert so the successful person will be self employed.

Vacancy: Fixed Term Counsellor, Rape Crisis Dunedin

Rape Crisis Dunedin logo

Rape Crisis Dunedin is a feminist organization which provides support for women survivors of rape and sexual abuse. We are seeking qualified persons for a fixed term counselling position to cover a maternity leave, beginning employment on 9 January 2017 until 31 December 2017.

The position begins at 16 hours a week and would suit people who are highly motivated, supportive of the Rape Crisis philosophy and able to work in a collective environment.

Application documents and a job description are available on our Facebook page:

Or call 474-1592 or email for more information.

Applications close 12pm, Tuesday the 15 November 2016.


Vacancy: Office Manager – Moana House

Office Manager – Moana House

The Downie Stewart Foundation (Moana House) is a well-established residential therapeutic community for adult male offenders who want to change their lives. Many of our residents may also have a history of alcohol and/or drug abuse. We offer a long term residential programme which includes professional group therapy; recreational experiences; work skills & training; lifestyle skills and organisation & motivation skills. The programme has a strong cultural commitment and offers a safe place to change within a supportive family environment.

Reporting to the Programme Director, you will provide administrative and non-clinical operational support and maintain the financial viability of the programme through implementation of sound business planning, effective operational management and oversight of the funding and fundraising activities.

You will also manage and oversee operational systems and processes, including Human Resources, Procurement and IT and administration of Health & Safety.

As a key member of the administration team you will take an active role in the on-going development of Moana House by ensuring that the philosophy, mission, values and framework of practice of Moana House are demonstrated in everyday work practices in the business and administration area.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi and an ability to interpret and apply it at work.
  • Appropriate tertiary qualification in business management, accounting or health administration.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in senior administrative roles, ideally in a not for profit or charity environment.
  • Experience in and/or understanding of all areas of operational administration and coordination, including HR, IT, Procurement and Health and Safety.
  • An ability to develop and maintain a strong working relationship with external advisers.
  • Understanding of business systems and processes, ideally with proven experience in process improvement and implementation.
  • Experience representing senior management at meetings and dealing with external parties.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Xero.
  • Current drivers licence.

In addition, you will be able to demonstrate the following key attributes:

  • Ability to problem solve
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Culturally sensitive / aware
  • Flexibility

This role is an exciting position for someone who is looking to take the next step in their administrative

career, and join an organisation which offers both a rewarding career and an ability to give something back to the community.

If you believe you can bring your skills, drive and enthusiasm to this position, please apply with a CV and covering letter to Claire Williams on by Monday, 17 th October 2016. A full job description is available on request.