Seeking Schools Coordinator

Schools Coordinator

Part-time; fixed-term (five months), Wellington-based.

InsideOUT is a national youth charity seeking a Schools Coordinator for ten hours a week to support our growing organisation.Insideout-01

You will also be responsible for managing and developing InsideOUT’s relationships with schools and school groups. You will be responsible for overseeing the creation and delivery of a national network for schools with rainbow diversity groups/queer-straight alliances.

This will include the construction of an informative database, and providing support to schools and school groups through resources, and advisement over phone, e-mail, and in-person as required. You will also produce a monthly informative and advisory newsletter to these groups, as well as a report of your progress to the board.

Additionally, you will oversee and deliver the monthly Wellington QSA Leader group alongside volunteers, and support InsideOUT in ongoing projects such as the Day of Silence.

InsideOUT is a growing organisation that works to support youth, whānau, schools, community groups, youth services, government agencies and other relevant organisations to provide safer schools and communities for young people of diverse sexualities, sexes and genders. In the last year we have experienced significant growth of our initiatives such as the nationwide awareness campaign ‘Day of Silence’, our annual youth hui Shift, and our support of schools’ rainbow diversity and Queer Straight Alliance groups.

We are looking for someone with superb networking and communication skills and outstanding knowledge of the challenges faced by sexual, sex, and gender minorities. You are self-motivated with strong time management skills, and will work to uphold the vision and mission of InsideOUT. Experience in youth work and cultural competency would be an advantage. More information about the organisation is available on our website: http://www.insideout.org.nz/

Initially this is a five-month contract for ten hours a week, with the possibility of this being extended. The successful applicant will be paid the living wage.

Contact us to view a full job description. E-mail your CV and cover letter to hello@insideout.org.nz by Friday 27th May 2016 to apply.