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Full time, 12-Month Fixed Term, Home based role in the Wellington Area

  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of girls & young women?
  • Are effective communication and the ability to engage people included in your top strengths?
  • Do you have a great sense of humor, sense of fun and adventure, work well within a team and self-motivated to go the extra mile?

This may be the opportunity you have been waiting for…

About the opportunity:

This is a great time to join GirlGuiding New Zealand and support us to be successful in our strategic, national and operational goals in relation to our membership growth and retention. Recruitment of quality volunteers and their retention through great initiatives will be a key component of this role.

We want more good people to come and do great things with us. Join our passionate and supportive team in a well-established, long standing organisation with growth potential. We love what we do which is why we work so hard to ensure that we provide great programmes for our girls. 

Reporting to the Area Manager you will work with both a staff and volunteer team to recruit and process volunteer enquiries for the Central and Lower North Island Regions. 

You will also closely monitor membership numbers, trends, waitlists, and volunteer changes to ensure a proactive targeted approach to volunteer recruitment which will also contribute to girl membership growth. 

This is a full time, 12-month fixed term (parental leave cover), home based position. The preferred location for the role is in the Wellington area. 

About you:

If ‘yes’ is your answer to the following, we would love to hear from you!

  • some experience in recruitment administration
  • 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
  • proficient in the use of MS Office
  • the availability to work some flexible hours from time to time

Preferably, the successful applicant will also have an understanding of not-for-profit organisations.

What we offer:

In return for your skills, we offer an opportunity to grow your talents and experience within a friendly, supportive environment. 

About GirlGuiding NZ:

Supporting girls and young women to reach their potential is at the heart of the GirlGuiding NZ philosophy. At any time, there are over 7,000 Kiwi girls enjoying the opportunities that Guiding offers to push their boundaries, challenge themselves, and build their confidence within a supportive, safe network.

How to apply:

You can find the Role Description here – PDF.

Apply online on Seek.co.nz, on the link here.

Applications close on 25 September 2020 at 5pm NZT

Please Note: We encourage early application for this role as we will be reviewing and shortlisting applications as they are received.

4 Month Fixed Term Parental Leave cover 

  • 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 have a sense of fun and adventure?

About the opportunity:

Reporting into the Girl Experience Manager – Classic Programme, this exciting and challenging role carries the responsibility for the success of the GirlGuiding NZ Classic Programme in the South Area (South Island).

The organisational focus is on a sustainable increase to girl membership, along with development that can be linked to a tangible growth in girl participation. This key position will be instrumental in making this happen.

The role includes leading, coaching and managing the staff and volunteer teams responsible for the recruitment and retention of girls and volunteers; the training, development and provision of support for volunteers and the delivery of quality programmes and experiences.

This is a full time, fixed term (four month parental leave cover January 2021 to May 2021) position and is based at our Christchurch office.

About you:

As this is a leadership role within GirlGuiding New Zealand, the ideal candidate will be experienced in motivating excellent teams to achieve great results for the organisation.

You will have an understanding of how important it is to work within an agile delivery framework to get the best results out of your team of staff and volunteers and will be confident and competent to establish this style of working within your team.

To be successful in this role, you will have

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

Preferably, the successful applicant will have an understanding of not-for-profit organisations. 

What we offer:

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you and in return for your skills, we offer an opportunity to grow your talents and experience within a friendly supportive environment. 

About GirlGuiding NZ:

Supporting girls and young women to reach their potential is at the heart of the GirlGuiding NZ philosophy. At any time, there are over 7,000 Kiwi girls enjoying the opportunities that Guiding offers to push their boundaries, challenge themselves, and build their confidence within a supportive, safe network.

How to apply:

You can read the full role description here

Apply online by clicking the ‘Apply for this job’ button on this Seek ad.

Applications close on Monday 9 November 2020 at 9am NZT

Please Note: We encourage early application for this role as we will be reviewing and shortlisting applications as they are received.