Youth Advocate, Māori Electoral Option at Electoral Commission, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai! Come and join us on a hikoi and make a lasting difference for your community.
Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri is seeking fixed term Youth Advocates across the motu for the 2023 Māori Electoral Option. You will play an important role in raising awareness of the Māori Electoral Option and supporting whānau to take part.
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About the role
As a Youth Advocate - Māori Electoral Option, you'll work as part of the wider Community Engagement Team to raise awareness of the Māori Electoral Option amongst Māori (especially rangatahi), the choice it presents and how to change rolls if desired.
Providing advice on how to best reach and engage rangatahi is another important component of the role and includes both identifying and creating opportunities to connect with rangatahi, build relationships and be involved in youth focused activities and initiatives.
Mōhou ake | About you
You're able to engage with friends, whānau, peers and the wider rangatahi community in a way that's supportive and motivating. You enjoy finding fun and exciting ways to share important information with your community. You work well within a team, can balance multiple demands and operate effectively in a fast-paced environment. You are also able to navigate both in-person, kanohi ki te kanohi and online/digital environments with ease.
You demonstrate the highest standards of integrity, and you will be required to operate with absolutely impartiality and political neutrality in your role.
He aha tāu e mahi ana | What you'll be doing
- Contribute to local level planning of community engagement activities for the 2023 Māori Electoral Option campaign.
- Provide advice on how to reach and engage Māori (especially rangatahi) to support the delivery of both local and national community engagement plans.
- Work with community champions, influencers and organisations to raise awareness of the Māori Electoral Option, share important information and support whānau to take part.
- Share campaign key messages and resources directly with your community in person and digitally through community networks, events and hui.
- Enrol eligible electors who are not on the roll and assist electors who are enrolled to keep their information up-to-date.
Ko ngā mea ka hiahiatia e koe kia angitū | What you'll need to succeed
- An ability to engage with friends, whānau, peers and your wider community in a way that's supportive and motivating.
- Confident communication skills, especially with larger groups of people.
- Ability to navigate both in-person, kanohi ki te kanohi and online/digital environments with ease.
- A high level of competency in Tikanga Māori and Te Ao Māori.
He aha e whai ake nei | What's next?
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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