Jim is coming back to Nelson! Thanks to support from Nelson City Council and Rata Foundation, Inspiring Communities and Seattle based, Jim Diers are excited to bring their two day Activating Community workshop to Nelson.Where: Whakatu Presbyterian Church, 271 Songer Street, Stoke. Whe: Monday March 20th from 9.30-4pm and Tuesday March 21st from 9-4pmThis workshop brings together the very best of international and national community building experience – and with Jim on board it can’t help but be FUN! We promise an interactive and practical couple of days, with a chance to put newly learned skills and tools into action on day two, in and with Victory and Tahunanui communities. Nothing beats learning by doing together with others!Please workshop flier for more info and go to Inspiring Communities website to register via the link below: http://inspiringcommunities.org.nz/workshops-activating-community/Any questions or further information, please contact Megan Courtney on 027 6788622.
Looking for a dynamic and motivated Coordinator to play a pivotal role in an established local NGO, working with migrants, refugee communities and newcomers to the region. Seeking capable person with a proven record in funding applications, organising activities and events, community networking and working with culturally diverse groups.
This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and motivated Coordinator to play a pivotal role in the growth of an established local NGO, working in the field of migrants, ethnic minorities, refugee communities and newcomers of Nelson and Tasman Districts. Nelson Multicultural Council is seeking a dedicated and capable person with a proven record in funding applications, organising activities and events, community networking and whi enjoys woring with diverse communities.
He/she works to organize programs and events that create a welcoming environment and to anticipate and address issues of diversity, promote an awareness and understanding of multiculturalism and promote initiatives that further enrich the appreciation of diversity in the regions. The Coordinator will work to raise awareness of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and the status of Tangata Whenua among ethnic communities.
The Multicultural Council Coordinator reports to the Chair and Management Committee of NMC.
Tasks include: Building and maintaining relations with a variety of government and community stakeholders, developing and delivering a comprehensive and coherent fundraising plan for the organisation, identifying, preparing and completing funding applications, planning and marketing multicultural events such as Race Unity Day festival and others; recruiting and coordinating the work of volunteers, contributing in the development of the organisation, and other tasks as per job description.
Qualifications: At least 3 years relevantt work experience is desirable. Knowledge of funding sources is paramount, experience in event planning, community outreach, and program coordination; strong leadership, written and oral communication skills, and social media. The Coordinator must have adequate inter-cultural competence and be comfortable working and liaising with people from different ethnicities and cultural backgrounds.
Time Commitment: This position is 25 hours per week. This is a unique opportunity for a talented individual to play a pivotal role in the development of a leading NGO and gain a wealth of experience working with a small and dedicated governance team of volunteers.
NOTE: The successful applicant will undergo a Police Clearance Check and Immigration New Zealand Visa View check to ensure they are entitled to work for Nelson Multicultural Council.
To apply for the position, please email your CV and cover letter to the attention of
[email protected] by June 11th 2018
Article type: Job Vacancies and Volunteer Opportunities
Contact Name: Jenni Bancroft
Contact Phone: 03 539 0030
Contact Email: [email protected]