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    Opportunities - jobs, training, representation

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    Expressions of interest invited

    Kia tu katoa rā, te Mauri Ora, me te Ohaoha, me te Hononga, me te Taiao o Ngāti Rārua, a te tau 2040.
    By 2040, a viable Ngāti Rārua culture, economy, society and environment.

    We have several roles coming up that will help the Rūnanga to develop and grow and continue to meet the aspirations of whānau. We invite you to express your interest in these roles, or pass them on to suitable whānau who may be interested.

    For each of these roles, we don't just want someone that CAN do the job, we want someone who has the DRIVE to do a GREAT job and has a passion for what our organisation and values stand for. That's why at Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rārua, we understand that sometimes the right person doesn't ‘tick all the boxes’.

    Even if you don't fit the mould exactly, but truly believe you can make a difference to our organisation, then tell us. We'd love to hear from you.


    COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

    WHAKATŪ OR WAIRAU OFFICE BASED OR FLEXIBLE/REMOTE

    • 0.5 FTE
    • Flexible/remote working arrangements will be considered
    • You will implement the Ngāti Rārua Communications Strategy and will have:
      • Proven experience in managing social media and delivering digital campaigns, preferably with a background in complex organisations
      • Experience with the use of Facebook Business Manager, Facebook Ads Manager, social media applications. MailChimp, Canva and content management systems
      • Outstanding communication across all channels
      • An understanding of applications, social media trends, web platforms and emerging technologies.
      • A positive and resilient attitude and a great team player
      • Proven professionalism, with an appreciation of the requirements of the Privacy Act and the role it plays in the work of the Rūnanga.


    RECEPTIONIST

    WAIRAU OFFICE x 1 and WHAKATŪ OFFICE X 1

    • 1.0 FTE
    • These are entry level positions
    • You will set the tone for whānau and visitors as the first point of contact, both face to face and by phone, assist with general administration, errands etc and you will be:
      • warm, engaging and down to earth
      • an effective communicator
      • a strong administrator
      • professional, with an appreciation of the requirements of the Privacy Act and the role it plays in the work of the Rūnanga.


    OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

    WAIRAU OFFICE BASED

    • 0.5 FTE
    • You will provide professional administration, coordination and secretariat support to the Pou Ārahi (Operations Manager) and will have:
      • Outstanding communication skills
      • Demonstrated high level and proactive organisational and time management skills, including the ability to set priorities and complete tasks to deadline
      • Experience in coordinating projects and events
      • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and in a team
      • Proficiency with relevant applications including the Microsoft Office suite
      • Proven professionalism, with an appreciation of the requirements of the Privacy Act and the role it plays in the work of the Rūnanga.


    POU HAPORI

    WHAKATŪ OFFICE BASED

    • 0.75 FTE
    • You will work with the Pou Hononga and other Pou Hapori to provide a range of supports, services and connections for members of the Rūnanga and will have:
      • Passion for working alongside whānau, hapū and marae
      • Proven experience in networking with Ngāti Rārua whānau
      • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and in a team
      • Proficiency with relevant applications including the Microsoft Office suite
      • Proven professionalism, with an appreciation of the requirements of the Privacy Act and the role it plays in the work of the Rūnanga.


    Te Hauora o Ngāti Rārua Limited

    Whānau Ora Navigator (1 FTE)

    Te Hauora o Ngāti Rārua Ltd is a Kaupapa Māori Health and Social Service Provider. A full-time position has become available for a Whānau Ora Navigator to be hosted by our organisation on behalf of the Whānau Ora commissioning agency - Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu.

    The purpose of the role is to co-ordinate and/or facilitate activities, services and opportunities to support the aspirations of whānau, enabling whānau to be self-managing and responsible for their personal development and wellbeing.

    The key components of the role are to:

    • Identify strengths within the whānau
    • Facilitate and mentor whānau to identify aspirations and develop a whānau plan
    • Advocacy and support whānau to access services
    • Draw on a range of approaches to support whānau in achieving their aspirations

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • Proven experience in co-ordination and facilitation of hui
    • Experience in whānau assessment and planning
    • Strong interpersonal, communication and engagement skills
    • Demonstrated competency in report writing
    • Proven computer skills including data entry and analysis techniques
    • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi
    • The ability to work independently and take initiative within the scope of the assigned project
    • Established networks with local whānau Māori
    • Proven professionalism, with an appreciation of the requirements of the Privacy Act and the role it plays in the work of the Rūnanga.

    Forward your CV and covering letter no later than Friday 17 June to:

    Whānau Ora Navigator Position

    Te Hauora o Ngati Rarua Ltd

    P O Box 1026, Blenheim, 7240

    Or by email to: ripeka.houkamau@thonr.org


    Kaumātua Navigator - Elder Abuse Response (1.0 FTE)

    Te Hauora o Ngāti Rārua Ltd is a Kaupapa Māori Health and Social Service Provider. A full-time position has become available for a Kaumātua Navigator - Elder Abuse Response.

    The purpose of the role is to co-ordinate and/or facilitate activities, services and opportunities to support the aspirations of Kaumātua, enabling Kaumātua to be self-managing and responsible for their personal development and wellbeing.

    The key components of the role are to:

    • Identify signs of elder abuse
    • Facilitate and mentor Kaumātua to identify aspirations and develop plans to achieve
    • Advocacy and support Kaumātua to access services
    • Case management, needs assessment and developing whānau plans including safety plans
    • Draw on a range of approaches to support Kaumātua awareness and resilience to elder abuse

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • Strong whānau focus
    • Experience in whānau assessment and planning
    • Strong interpersonal, communication and engagement skills
    • Demonstrated competency in report writing
    • Proven computer skills including data entry and analysis techniques
    • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi
    • The ability to work independently and take initiative within the scope of the assigned project
    • Established networks with local whānau Māori
    • Proven professionalism, with an appreciation of the requirements of the Privacy Act and the role it plays in the work of the Rūnanga.

    Forward your CV and covering letter no later than Friday 17 June to:

    Kaumātua  Navigator Position

    Te Hauora o Ngati Rarua Ltd

    P O Box 1026, Blenheim, 7240

    Or by email to: ripeka.houkamau@thonr.org

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    TRAINING

    Free courses at NMIT

    Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the iwi of Te Tauihu

    To increase the understanding and awareness of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and The Treaty of Waitangi within the regional context of Te Tauihu o te Waka a Māui (Top of the South Island of New Zealand). It will give individuals and workplaces increased confidence to support their continuing engagement with the iwi of Te Tauihu.

    The course is 40 hours long and can be undertaken in any of the following ways:

    • Face to face - 40 hours delivered face to face in various locations throughout the region, 2 hours per week
    • Blended - 20 hours face to face in various locations throughout the region, 1 hour face to face and 1 hour online per week
    • Online - 40 hours online undertaken at your own pace and the comfort of your own home or office.

    Te Reo Māori me ngā Tikanga o Te Tauihu

    This course will introduce te reo me ona tikanga Māori within the context of Te Tau ihu o te Waka a Maui (Top of the South Island of New Zealand). Students will be introduced to cultural concepts and practices, pronunciation, greetings, songs, and forms of language appropriate to work, home and community contexts.

    The course is 40 hours long and can be undertaken in any of the following ways:

    • Face to face - 40 hours delivered face to face in various locations throughout the region, 2 hours per week
    • Blended - 20 hours face to face in various locations throughout the region, 1 hour face to face and 1 hour online per week
    • Online - 40 hours online undertaken at your own pace and the comfort of your own home or office.

    How to enrol

    • Download and fill out the attached document to the best of your abilities / knowledge or contact us to be sent a form.
      NMIT application form
    • Indicate on the enrolment form under Programme Details the name of the programme and delivery i.e. Te Reo Māori me ngā Tikanga o Te Tauihu - Blended
    • Email to maoristudies@nmit.ac.nz or drop it into one of our NMIT campuses

    Find out about other NMIT courses on their website.


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