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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 [email protected]

  • 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?

Use your fundraising and sponsorship expertise to assist with fund development initiatives for GirlGuiding NZ.

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 revenueto 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 [email protected].  
Find here a copy of the Role Description.

  • Want to work for a Community-based organisation?
  • Keen to utilise and stretch your HR skills and knowledge?
  • Are you a creative problem solver?

GirlGuiding New Zealand is seeking someone who can provide exceptional HR advice and support to their managers, staff and volunteers across New Zealand.

Being a person that thrives on variety, has impeccable organisational and administrative skills and exudes integrity and discretion, this position is one you can really sink your teeth into.

This role is pivotal to the organisation providing recruitment, payroll support, and day to day HR advice and support, ensuring the organisation has the necessary skilled resource to run smoothly.

You will be adept at building relationships and using your honed communication skills to build trust with staff and volunteers ensuring action is taken and follow through is provided whenever required.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Proven HR experience
  • Integrity and discretion
  • High level of communication and relationship management skills, including written and verbal communication
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Huge initiative and the ability to be proactive
  • Strong customer focus

This is an exciting time to join the team as the scope of the role is wide-ranging and involves supporting a variety of tasks with a supportive and friendly working environment. If you fit the criteria above, please apply with your CV to: [email protected]

This role is a full-time role, based in our Christchurch office. Preferably the successful applicant will have an understanding of not-for-profit organisations. 

Download the Role Description here.

GirlGuiding NZ is looking for an experienced Property Co-ordinator who will be responsible for the management of a portfolio of properties throughout the North Island. 

They need someone who is a proactive and highly organised professional to join this team.  You will be responsible for the operational requirements of GirlGuiding New Zealand facilities in your area, ensuring they are well maintained, managed, used and supported by the communities.  Being part of the national property support team, you will work collaboratively across the sites looking at ways to streamline operations, processes and services. 

Ideally you will have a background in facilities/property operations, including the associated administration and finance required, however this is not essential as training will be given for the right candidate. To be successful in this role you will have a proactive approach and great organisational skills.  You will need to be comfortable working autonomously as well as collaborating with colleagues and volunteers across the country.

This position is full-time and based at our office in Auckland (Mt Eden). Preferably the successful applicant will have an understanding of not-for-profit organisations. 

Preferred candidates will ideally have a strong interest in the day-to-day operations of property and possibly a background in administration within the property industry.

If you want to read more about this exciting opportunity find the Role Description here.

To apply, please provide a covering letter as to why you would fit this role along with your CV to [email protected]

  • Do you have a background in education or working with children and young people?
  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of girls and women?
  • Do you have a sense of fun and adventure?

 GirlGuiding NZ is all about enabling girls and young women to develop into confident, adventurous and empowered members of their community.  

We are seeking someone who has the skills and passion to really influence how girls in local communities can be themselves while having fun and gaining life experiences through exciting Guiding activities. As part of the Community Programme Team you will have a key role in co-ordinating an exciting calendar of activities for girls in the community who are not currently involved with Guiding.

To be successful in this role, you will ensure the promotion and successful delivery of pop up activities for local girls in their community, as well as developing relationships and networks to enable delivery of activities to groups of girls in other organisations.

You will be comfortable working with a range of external providers, as well as co-ordinating and supporting volunteers who are key to successful delivery.

Previous experience in the co-ordination and delivery of programme material and resources, or in event planning would be desirable, as would be an understanding of a volunteer based organisation.

 

If you have a strong focus on achieving quality outcomes together with the ability to gain insight into the needs of today’s girls in their communities then you could be just the person we need!

This position is full time and requires some flexibility. It is based at our Mt Eden office in Auckland.

If you want to be part of our exciting future, please provide a covering letter with your CV to [email protected].
For a copy of the job description please go here.

Applications close: Thursday 26 September 2019.

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 Facility Co-ordinator you will:

  • Carry out day to day duties of one of our sites
  • Take enquiries and turn into bookings
  • Ensure the sites are kept clean and tidy
  • Assist with keeping our buildings safe (Hazard Registers, Complaint etc. ) and well maintained (assist with maintenance requirements/meeting contractors onsite etc.)

Time commitment

  • This role can vary according to the site and will be flexible to work around your existing schedule.

Role description

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

Applications

If you’d like to become a facility co-ordinator or assist at one of our sites please send a letter of application explaining why you should be considered for a role with your CV to [email protected].

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 [email protected].

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