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Want to work for GirlGuiding New Zealand?

Take a look at some of the positions available throughout the country.
For specific enquiries about any of our vacancies you can contact us during normal business hours or email your query to info@girlguidingnz.org.nz

Upper North – Central/Lower North
  • Do you have the business expertise to grow this organisations’ reach and impact?
  • Can you lead and coach a team to deliver excellent results?
  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of girls & young women?
  • Do you have a sense of fun and adventure?

Having gone through some recent positive changes in order to grow its membership, GirlGuiding NZ is repositioned for the future and is very excited to offer a range of newly created positions to achieve its objectives, including offering great programmes, opportunities and activities that meet the needs of a diverse range of girls in our communities.

With an organisational focus on growth and increasing girl membership and participation in the above areas, these key positions will be instrumental in making this happen.

These roles are also responsible for reinforcing and influencing the culture of girl-led and participation across the organisation.

As this is an organisational leadership role for GirlGuiding New Zealand the ideal candidate for this role will be experienced in leading, coaching and managing excellent teams to achieve great results for their organisation. They will have an understanding of how important it is to work within an agile delivery framework to get the best results out of their delivery team of staff and volunteers and will be confident and competent to establish this style of working for their team.

Reporting into the Girl Experience Manager (Classic Programme) this role is also responsible for ensuring there is a sustainable focus on growth and that delivery achieves measurable outcomes and is linked to tangible growth in girl participation.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Great leadership skills, including coaching, mentoring and performance management
  • Experience leading or working as part of an agile team
  • Excellent judgment skills
  • Experience working with young people and /or managing volunteers

These positions are full time, with one based in Auckland and the other in Hamilton or Wellington.

If you want to be part of our exciting future, please provide a covering letter with your CV to office@chapmaner.co.nz.

Download the Role Description

  • Are you great communicator and advocate for your employer?
  • Do you love working with social media?
  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of girls & young women?

Having gone through some recent positive changes in order to grow its membership, GirlGuiding NZ is repositioned for the future and is very excited to offer a range of newly created positions to achieve its objectives, including offering great programmes, opportunities and activities that meet the needs of a diverse range of girls in our communities.

We’re looking for someone to help us bring more awesome to the world! Someone who can take the role of chief storyteller and help us spread the word about who we are, what we stand for and what we offer by assisting with the marketing of GirlGuiding NZ to girls, potential volunteers and our wider communities.

We need someone who is excited by the opportunity to bring fresh thinking and new ideas to the GirlGuiding organisation through social media and other outlets. We’re after someone who is driven with a genuine desire to help achieve growth and is passionate about what GirlGuiding NZ has to offer young girls and women which is enabling them to develop into confident, adventurous and empowered leaders in their communities.

Could you be described as:

  • Engaging, friendly, with a great sense of humour?
  • Reliable, loyal and trustworthy?
  • A great communicator and advocate for your employer?
  • A people person who takes pride in exceeding expectations?

Reporting to the Communications and Marketing Manager you will be responsible for writing content for internal and external audiences including press releases, publications, newsletters and social media posts.

In return you’ll have a great work environment with plenty of variety and opportunity to demonstrate your marketing creativity and flair.

This position is full time and based at our National office in Christchurch. Ideally the successful applicant will have an understanding of volunteer based organisations.

If you want to be part of our exciting future, please provide a covering letter with your CV to office@chapmaner.co.nz 

Download the Role Description

  • Can you lead and coach an agile team to deliver excellent results?
  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of girls & young women?
  • Do you have a sense of fun and adventure?

Having gone through some recent positive changes in order to grow its membership, GirlGuiding NZ is repositioned for the future and is very excited to offer a range of newly created positions to achieve its objectives, including offering great programmes, opportunities and activities that meet the needs of a diverse range of girls in our communities.

In this role you will be a key member of the GirlGuiding NZ’s Leadership team, responsible for ensuring the development of our programmes, advocacy campaigns and adult learning and development content as well as systems to support programme delivery for both the classic and community programmes.

The ideal candidate for this role will be experienced in leading, coaching and managing excellent teams to achieve great results for their organisation. They will have an understanding of how important it is to work within an agile delivery framework to get the best results out of their development team of staff and volunteers and will be confident and competent to establish this style of working for their team.

It is expected that the successful candidate will have experience developing programme content/ materials and managing development projects.

Reporting into the Chief Executive, this role is also responsible for ensuring there is a sustainable focus on growth and that all development can be linked to tangible growth in girl participation.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Experience developing creative programmes that deliver amazing experiences
  • Great leadership skills, including coaching and mentoring
  • Experience leading or working as part of an agile team
  • Experience working with young people in an experiential learning environment
  • Experience in working with and /or managing volunteers

This position is full time and based at our Christchurch office.

If you want to be part of our exciting future, please provide a covering letter with your CV to office@chapmaner.co.nz 

Download the Role Description

  • Are you proficient in Learning Management Systems?
  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of girls & young women?
  • Do you have a sense of fun?

GirlGuiding NZ enables girls and young women to develop into confident, adventurous and empowered leaders in their communities.

Having gone through some recent positive changes in order to grow its membership, GirlGuiding NZ is repositioned for the future and is very excited to offer a range of newly created positions to achieve its objectives, including offering great programmes, opportunities and activities that meet the needs of a diverse range of girls in our communities.

We are seeking someone who would love the opportunity to really influence how girls in local communities can be themselves and reach their full potential.

Your key function as Digital Programme Developer will be to convert current hard copy programme material into a dynamic and interactive on-line programme which excites and inspires girls to be part of our community who participate in Guiding on-line. 

You will be both knowledgeable and comfortable working in the on-line learner space and have the ability to develop and enhance what is needed in this space to keep girls of different ages and stages engaged.

You will ideally have a background in an education setting and a minimum of 2 years experience with Learning Management System (LMS) platforms. Experience with designing, building and troubleshooting LMS platforms is also a requirement of this newly created role.

If this sounds like you then write and convince us to take a look at what you can do!

This position is full time and based at our National office in Christchurch. Ideally the successful applicant will have an understanding of volunteer based organisations.

If you want to be part of our exciting future, please provide a covering letter with your CV to office@chapmaner.co.nz.

Download the Role Description.

  • Do you have excellent co-ordination skills?
  • Is planning a great event your thing?
  • Do you want to be part of a values based organisation?

Having gone through some recent positive changes in order to grow its membership, GirlGuiding NZ is repositioned for the future and is very excited to offer a range of newly created positions to achieve its objectives, including offering great programmes, opportunities and activities that meet the needs of a diverse range of girls in our communities.

In this role, you will be responsible for providing administrative support and co-ordination for the planning of national events including; Girl events, jamborees and ranger events and International conferences. Your day will be wide-ranging with tasks including; event planning, co-ordinating bookings relating to events, compiling and distributing communications to attendees, preparing reports, database management and working closely with volunteers.

We need a motivated team member who uses their initiative, is flexible, meets deadlines, can multi-task with great attention to detail, achieves results, and can effectively work alongside our members, other staff, external contractors and suppliers.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Exceptional organisational and administration skills
  • Proven experience working in event co-ordination
  • Excellent relationship skills
  • Precise time management skills

Due to the nature of this Christchurch based role the successful applicant will be required to work on occasional late nights, weekends and attend key events when required.

This position is part-time (20 hours per week). Ideally the successful applicant will have an understanding of volunteer based organisations.

If you want to be part of our exciting future, please provide a covering letter with your CV to office@chapmaner.co.nz 

Download the Role Description.

  • Are you a people person and great communicator?
  • Do you have previous fundraising or sponsorship experience?
  • Do you want to be part of a values based organisation?

Having gone through some recent positive changes in order to grow its membership, GirlGuiding NZ is repositioned for the future and is very excited to offer a range of newly created positions to achieve its objectives, including offering great programmes, opportunities and activities that meet the needs of a diverse range of girls in our communities.

GirlGuiding New Zealand, a registered charity, has historically relied on community fund sourcing which has been done in a variety of ways, from biscuits to grants and everything in between!   We need you, along with your creative ideas, to assist the Funding team to generate revenue to support the organisation moving forward. This in turn helps young girls build self-esteem, confidence and leadership skills.

If you want to be part of the magic, we are now seeking an organised Fund Development Co-ordinator to fill this position to help support the organisation’s funding aspirations.

Our ideal candidate needs to be:

  • engaging, friendly, with a great sense of humour
  • a true team player
  • reliable, loyal and trustworthy
  • a great communicator and advocate for your employer
  • a people person who takes pride in exceeding expectations

Based in Christchurch this is a unique opportunity to draw on and further progress your fundraising and sponsorship experience.   Reporting to the Fund Development Manager you will be part of the team supporting fund development initiatives.

In return, we offer a great work environment with plenty of scope for you to demonstrate your skills, and the ability to genuinely make a difference to girls across New Zealand.

This position is part-time (20 hours per week). Ideally the successful applicant will have an understanding of volunteer based organisations.

If you want to be part of our exciting future, please provide a covering letter with your CV to office@chapmaner.co.nz.

Download the Role Description.

  • Do you have experience with a volunteer organisation?
  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of girls & young women?
  • Do you have a sense of fun and adventure?

Having gone through some recent positive changes in order to grow their membership, GirlGuiding are repositioned for the future and are very excited to offer a range of newly created positions to achieve their objectives, including offering some great programmes that meet the needs of a diverse range of girls in our communities

As the Co-ordinator for Volunteer Recruitment, you will believe in what GirlGuiding stands for and will want to play a part in making it happen. Recruitment experience is important in this role  as the  sourcing and attracting of quality volunteers and their retention through great initiatives will be a key objective for this role.

Reporting to the Central/Lower North Area Manager, you will be working effectively as a member of the New Zealand wide recruitment team to ensure the timely processing of volunteer enquiries and placement in groups to reduce the current waiting lists GirlGuiding NZ has.

In conjunction with staff and key volunteers, you will also closely monitor membership numbers, trends, waitlists and volunteer changes to ensure a proactive targeted approach to volunteer recruitment which will contribute to girl membership growth and long-term retention.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • proven experience in HR administration and recruitment processes
  • the ability to support recruitment initiatives and practices
  • excellent communication skills and the ability to engage people effectively
  • attention to detail
  •  proven experience using your initiative and problem solving skills
  •  be proficient in the use of MS Office.

This position is full time and would ideally suit someone living in the greater Hamilton & Wellington area. Experience in volunteer based organisations would be an advantage.

If you want to be part of our exciting future, please provide a covering letter with your CV to office@chapmaner.co.nz 

Download the Role Description.

  • Do you have experience with a volunteer organisation?
  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of girls & young women?
  • Do you have a sense of fun and adventure?

Having gone through some recent positive changes in order to grow its membership, GirlGuiding NZ is repositioned for the future and is very excited to offer a range of newly created positions to achieve its objectives, including offering great programmes, opportunities and activities that meet the needs of a diverse range of girls in our communities.

As a Volunteer Recruitment Co-ordinator, we are seeking someone who believes in what GirlGuiding stands for and who will want to play a part in making it happen. Recruitment of quality volunteers and their retention through great initiatives will be a key objective for this role.

Reporting to the South Area Manager, you will be working effectively as a member of the New Zealand wide recruitment team to ensure the timely processing of volunteer enquiries and placement in groups to reduce the current waiting lists GirlGuiding NZ has.

In conjunction with staff and key volunteers, you will also closely monitor membership numbers, trends, waitlists and volunteer changes to ensure a proactive targeted approach to volunteer recruitment which will contribute to girl membership growth and long-term retention.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • proven experience in HR administration and recruitment processes
  • the ability to support recruitment initiatives and practices
  • excellent communication skills and the ability to engage people effectively
  • attention to detail
  •  proven experience using your initiative and problem solving skills
  •  be proficient in the use of MS Office.

This position is part-time (20 hours per week) and based at our National office in Christchurch. Ideally the successful applicant will have an understanding of volunteer based organisations.

If you want to be part of our exciting future, please provide a covering letter with your CV to office@chapmaner.co.nz 

Download the Role Description.

Calling for nominations for the position of ASSOCIATION LEADER on the National Board.

At the National Forum in 2019 we will elect an Association Leader to join the National Board.

We are seeking applications from Leaders who will be under the age of 30 at the time of election (May 2019).

You will bring to the Board:

  • The ability to think strategically, with the capability to drive the organisation towards the achievement of a challenging vision;
  • An interest in governance;
  • Knowledge and understanding of girl led and delivering quality girl experiences;
  • A willingness to speak up and share your ideas amongst the Board;
  • A passion and interest in seeing the organisation grow and thrive.

Commitments of the National Board include:

  • Four Board meetings per annum (one day meetings held in Auckland on the weekend)
  • Attendance and presentation of Queen’s Guides at four ceremonies around New Zealand
  • Participation at Board teleconferences and answering emails related to Board matters
  • Attendance at the National Forum annual meeting

Travel, accommodation and meals are funded.

To apply for this position please email your CV and the completed application form (PDF | Word) to lucie.jerome@girlguidingnz.org.nz

Our volunteers specialise in empowering girls and young women to take action to change their world. Be part of a team making a real difference in your community and enjoy the exciting opportunities that’ll come your way!

As a Local Co-ordinator you will:

  • Work with a team of volunteers to ensure they deliver an engaging, relevant and fun programme for girls and young women.
  • Maintain a girl-led focus to ensure girls have a voice.
  • Build collaborative and supportive relationships with your team and the wider Guiding community.
  • Work with volunteers and staff team to ensure a quality programme is delivered.
  • Receive approximately 6 hours of initial training, with on-going training and support as part of the role.
  • Gain transferrable skills that are respected by employers nationwide.

Time commitment

  • This role will require a commitment of 3-4 hours per week. We offer a degree of flexibility to work around your existing schedule.

Role description

More information on this role can be found in the Local Co-ordinator – Role Description

Applications

If you’d like to become a local co-ordinator please send a letter of application explaining why you should be considered for a role with your CV to info@girlguidingnz.org.nz.

If you’d like to know more or sign up for our other volunteer roles click here.