Wellington Schools Coordinator
InsideOUT is a national youth charity seeking a Wellington Schools Coordinator for seven hours a week from February-August, 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. 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 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 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 mission of InsideOUT. More information about the organisation is available on our website: http://www.insideout.org.nz/
Initially this is a seven-month contract for seven hours a week, with the possibility of this being extended. The successful applicant will be paid the living wage. Hours of work are flexible, with the exception of one Sunday afternoon per month.
Contact us to view a full job description. E-mail your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 02/01/17 to apply.