Seeking Wellington Schools Coordinator

Wellington Schools Coordinator

Part-time; fixed-term (eleven months), Wellington-based. 12282783_1252664694749028_531932527_n

InsideOUT is a national youth charity seeking a Wellington Schools Coordinator for between seven to nine hours a week to support our growing work in Wellington schools.

You will also be responsible for managing and developing InsideOUT’s relationships with schools and school groups in Wellington and Wairarapa. You will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of a regional network for schools with rainbow diversity groups/queer-straight alliances, currently known as the Wellington QSA Leadership Group.
This will include planning and facilitating monthly meet-ups alongside volunteers and providing support to schools and school groups through resources, and advisement over phone, e-mail, and in-person as required. You will implement an evaluation system for the project and provide monthly reports to the National Coordinator on the progress of the project.

 

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, genders and sex characteristics.

 

We are looking for someone with superb organisational and communication skills and outstanding knowledge of the challenges faced by sexual, sex, and gender minorities. Experience in facilitation and previous experience working with young people and schools is strongly desired. You are self-motivated with strong time management skills, and will work to uphold the vision and values of InsideOUT. This includes a strong commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and a strengths based approach to youth work.  A restricted or full drivers license and own vehicle is required for this position as the role requires travel within Wellington and Wairarapa. More information about the organisation is available on our website: http://www.insideout.org.nz/

This is an eleven month contract for seven hours a week, with the possibility of either the hours or the term increasing. For the first two months in the role it will be nine hours per week to complete a project with a specific school.  Ideally you could start in the last week of August. The successful applicant will be paid a living wage.

Contact us to view a full job description. E-mail your CV and cover letter to tabby@insideout.org.nz by 14th August 2018 to apply.