E Tipu E Rea Whānau Services

  • Full Time
  • Auckland

E tipu e rea mō ngā rā o to ao
Grow up and thrive for the days destined to you
- Tā Apirana Ngata

E Tipu E Rea Whānau Services (formerly Thrive Teen Parent Support Trust) is an established community organisation working to improve the health and wellbeing of young people, young parents, and young families. Our service has in-depth knowledge and insight in successful engagement and service support of young parents and their families primarily. 

We are an Auckland-based accredited community provider offering and delivering whanau ora centred services to taiohi, matua taiohi and their tamariki. 

The overall purpose of the position, is to provide high quality, timely strategic and operational management and oversight.


E Tipu E Rea Whānau Services offers wrap around support services to mātua taiohi, their pepi and whānau. 

Our Mission: 

  • Supporting whānau to grow and thrive 
  • Leading and championing the kaupapa on behalf of those whanau served. 
  • Development and implementation of the organisation’s Strategic plan. 
  •  Creating a strong people culture. 
  • Working towards implementing our Annual Plan. 
  • Maintaining and building upon our key partnerships in support of the Service kaupapa. 
  • Maintaining and building the ongoing financial viability of the organisation. 
  • Leading the compliance of all accreditation requirements and legislative requirements as applicable. 

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in working within a kaupapa service.
  • Integrity, honesty and industriousness.
  • Previous Line Management is essential for this role.
  • An understanding and or experience in working with Oranga Tamariki is an advantage.
  • Experience in fundraising, reporting and fulfilling accountability requirements is essential.
  • Experienced in working with accounting systems; Xero and in understanding the Payroll processes and procedures is an advantage.
  • Working knowledge of client management systems and fostering positive client centred services.
  • Ability to think strategically, independently, and logically.
  • Knowledge and heart to champion on behalf of vulnerable whanau.

To be considered for the role:

  • The successful applicant must hold a full clean driver’s licence and hold a clear police record.
  • The preferred applicant is adaptable, committed to Te Tiriti O Waitangi and in reducing inequalities.
  • E Tipu E Rea Whānau Services is proud to provide a unique and adept service to young parents and their children.

A position description is available upon request.

Please send your completed application, including a cover letter and cv to

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?


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