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Women’s Centre Coordinator Job Vacancy

Nelson Women’s Centre/Te Whare Āwhina Mō Ngā Wāhine Puawai is looking for a Centre Coordinator (30 hours per week) for a one-year contract from 1 December 2015. (Our current Coordinator will be taking a year’s leave to accept a new role elsewhere.)

We’re looking for a person who is committed to and passionate about working with women in the Nelson Tasman community, in accordance with our mission statement, “empowering women to be safe, resourceful, to value themselves and to reach their potential.” The Centre Coordinator will work with paid and volunteer staff to create a safe, welcoming, caring and empowering resource centre for all women and their whānau, and to lead the ongoing development of the Centre‘s programmes, services and facility.

You will be passionate about feminist principles and social justice. The Centre Coordinator will work closely with the Governing Collective in a flat hierarchy.

Essential skills and qualities will include:
* An excellent range of communication skills – being approachable and resilient
* Being self-motivated, well-organised, able to plan and follow through
* Computer literacy and skills/experience in funding/financial management
* Being able to manage and network with other people and agencies
* Implementing the articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and working in partnerships across the community

Please see the attached file for a detailed job description and person specification.

Your application should include :
A covering letter describing your interest in the position and your contact details
Your CV detailing experience and skills relevant to those listed in the job description and person specification
Contact details for two referees familiar with your work and experience
Please email these to nnwomenscentre@ts.co.nz, or deliver to the Women’s Centre, 44 Trafalgar St. Nelson 7010, by 4pm on Thursday 24 September 2015.

Attached information: https://www.volunteernelson.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/formidable/Womens-Ctr-Coordinator-JD-Updated-Sept-2015.pdf

Article type: Job Vacancies and Volunteer Opportunities

Venue:Nelson Women’s Centre, 44 Trafalgar St. Nelson 7010

Contact Name: Carrie Mozena
Contact Phone: 03 546 7986
Contact Email: nnwomenscentre@ts.co.nz