Para Kore Kaiārahi (Maniapoto)

Para Kore Marae Incorporated

  • Contract
  • Waikato

Kei te kimi kaimahi a Para Kore. Ko te mahi a te kaimahi nei, he āwhina i ngā marae, ngā kōhanga reo, ngā kura me ngā rōpū Māori ki te whakaiti para. Kei te kimi mātou i te hunga e ngākau nui ana ki te tiaki taiao, e pakari ana hoki ki te tū ki te whakaatu kaupapa, ki te whakahaere wānanga hoki. Heoi, ka whakangungutia te kaimahi. Tēnā whakapā mai mēnā ki ō whakaaro he mahi pai tēnei mōu.

Para Kore is a not-for-profit, Māori zero-waste organisation with a kaupapa based on whakapapa to Papatūānuku and is expressed through an experienced and skilled team who work regionally delivering the Para Kore programme to marae and local communities. The Para Kore whānau are passionate about, and committed to, normalising zero waste and closed-loop living.

We are looking for a new kaiārahi who will deliver the Para Kore programme to the marae, Māori organisations, kōhanga/kōpae, Kura and kaupapa Māori event organisers in the Maniapoto area.

You will need a knowledge of te reo Māori me ōna Tikanga, be experienced in working with Māori and marae and be passionate about reducing waste. The position requires approximately 60 hours a month (subject to funding). Applicants must be available to work weekends and evenings as required. The work involves giving presentations, doing waste checks and running zero waste wānanga/workshops with marae and local/regional organizations.

The successful applicant will liaise with Para Kore partners and investors (includes councils, funders, iwi authorities) and complete deliverables and accountability reports as required.

Proficiency in using a computer is necessary and the applicant must have a laptop, connection to the internet, phone and reliable vehicle. Training is given and resources provided. 

Applications (please send a cover letter and CV to close on 22 January 2020. 

The successful applicant will also: Liaise with Para Kore Support Committees which include members from councils, funders, iwi authorities, and other interested parties. Complete deliverables and accountability reports as required. Skills and experience Driven by a deep love for Te Taiao (Ranginui rāua ko Papatuānuku me ā rāua tamariki), the successful candidate will require a can-do attitude, professional personal presentation, be self-motivated and self-managing, optimistic with a solution-based outlook. This position will require you to be an excellent communicator with a track record in presentation and facilitation, must be computer literate and have the ability to meet deadlines. People who endeavour to get things in on time are preferred. 

Please contact us for a position description. 

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