Para Kore Kaiārahi (Te Upoko o te Ika)

Para Kore Marae Incorporated

  • Wellington

Para Kore Marae Incorporated

Kei te kimi kaimahi a Para Kore. Ko te mahi a te kaimahi nei, he whina i ngā marae, ngā khanga reo, ngā kura me ngā rpū Mori ki te whakaiti para. Kei te kimi mtou i te hunga e ngkau nui ana ki te tiaki taiao, e pakari ana hoki ki te tū ki te whakaatu kaupapa, ki te whakahaere wnanga hoki. Heoi, ka whakangungutia te kaimahi. Tnā whakapā mai mnā ki ō whakaaro he mahi pai tnei mu.

Para Kore is a not-for-profit, Mori 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 whnau are passionate about, and committed to, a world without waste and closed-loop living.

We are looking for an additional kaiārahi in the area of Te Upoko o te Ika (from approximately Ōtaki down to Wellington City).  Ideally you are based in the Ōtaki area, though we will consider applicants from the wider Wellington region. You will support the delivery of the Para Kore programme to the marae, Māori organisations, kōhanga/kōpae, kura, events and others interested in education for a world without waste, from a Māori worldview perspective. 

You will need a knowledge of te reo Māori me ōna tikanga, be experienced in working with Māori and marae communities and be passionate about reducing waste. The position begins at approximately 30 hours per month, starting at 20 hours and building up over time​. 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.

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) close on​ 22 January 2021.

Skills and experience

Driven by a deep love for Te Taiao (Ranginui rua ko Papatunuku me ā rua 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.

To apply please send a cover letter and CV to by​ 22 January 2021​. Please contact us for a position description. Questions can be directed to ​​.


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