Community Advisor - Youth at Electoral Commission, Northland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Do you have experience activating community participation across a region? Can you provide specialist community engagement expertise that builds and supports partnerships with youth to empower more young people to participate in New Zealand's democratic processes? If so you may be interested in this full-time permanent role.
Responsible for connecting with youth communities you will inform our youth focused program of work. Along with implementing these activities you will identify opportunities to connect, build relationships and be involved in youth focused activities of engagement. You will also work closely with community partners to deliver civic participation messages and activations to schools and appropriate events targeting an identified age range.
- Developing and fostering relationships through internal and external engagement
- Enabling authentic and genuine engagement with youth communities
- Providing information, resources, and advice to community members
- Be involved in youth focused activities of engagement
- Visiting valued community groups to relay the importance of key electoral messages for their community
- Engaging with schools and other youth-based organisations to deliver civic participation messages and activations.
This role will be key in connecting with youth communities and championing our youth focused programme of work.
To be successful in this role you need the following:
- 1+ years' experience in a sales, promotional, educational or facilitation role
- Skilled in managing own workload and driven to meet deadlines
- Experience in presentation delivery, group speaking and running activities
- A growth mindset and being open to learning opportunities and skills enhancement
- Possess a logical and methodical approach to problem solving
- Demonstrable skills in developing relationships with peer groups and communities.
Why join the Electoral Commission?
The Commission has an inclusive strength-focused culture where diversity and inclusion are encouraged and valued. We understand how important family is and support a family-friendly work environment. You will be part of a team who are here to promote participation and understanding and is passionate about making people's voices heard.
About the Electoral Commission | Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri
The Electoral Commission wants every New Zealander to trust, value and take part in parliamentary elections. We are an independent Crown Entity who works with and through communities to inform, engage and educate New Zealanders about the value of participation, make it easy for them to enrol and vote, promote understanding of New Zealand's democratic processes, and deliver parliamentary elections and referenda.
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Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 24 August 2022
You must be legally allowed to work in New Zealand.
All new employees are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide a copy of their My Vaccine Pass (MVP) when accepting an offer of employment with the Commission. If there is no MVP provided it will be assumed you are not vaccinated and this may impact the work you are able to perform for the Electoral Commission
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachment:||Community Advisor - Youth May 2022.pdf (PDF, 263KB)
Application for employment - fillable.pdf (PDF, 118KB)
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