Seeking Shift Hui Coordinator

Seeking Shift Hui Coordinator
Part-time contract position; fixed-term (four months), Wellington-based.

InsideOUT is a national youth charity seeking someone to coordinate our national youth hui, Shift.
You will be responsible for overseeing the planning and delivery of a national hui for young people aged 13-22, held across four days.

This will include developing and updating policies, managing and supporting volunteers and overseeing the overall coordination for the event. This includes things such as liaising with a venue, overseeing promotion and publicity, working with volunteers to develop the programme, menu and more. You will also be responsible for reporting regularly to our National Coordinator and board, gathering feedback, overseeing evaluation processes and reporting on these.

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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 minority sexualities, sexes and genders. Shift is a hui (gathering) for young people of minority sexes, sexualities and genders that supports them to make connections, learn about different issues facing the rainbow community, take part in workshops and activities and gain new skills and knowledge to help them make their schools and communities a safer place.

We are looking for someone with superb organising and communication skills (written and verbal) who is able to stay calm under pressure and quickly solve problems. The ideal applicant will be self-motivated with strong time management skills, with proven experience planning and coordinating successful events. Knowledge of the challenges faced by sexual, sex, and gender minorities and experience in youth work and cultural competency would be an advantage. More information about the organisation is available on our website: insideout.org.nz

This is a contract for 200 hours, spread across four months (February-May) and paid in installments. Hours will build up over this time, with a significant amount of these taking place at the hui (April 21st-24th). Days and times worked outside of this are negotiable. 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 Monday 16th January to apply.