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Project Leader Required for Toddler Day Out 2017

January 26, 2017 at 5:04 PM

*From the Community Waitakere Noticeboard*

At Violence Free Communities we create projects, events and tools that support people to enjoy active participation in their community.  In this way we aim to successfully promote community resilience and other effective alternatives to violence. 

Toddler Day Out is a one-day event that offers families with young children access to information about ECE, social and health services in a fun and supportive setting. 

We currently have an opportunity for a Project Leader for Toddler Day Out 2017.  You will have the opportunity to make your mark by applying your efficient project management capabilities, as well as your knowledge and experience of community development. 

In 2017, there is one confirmed event in West Auckland, and very likely to be one/two more events in other New Zealand cities.  Therefore, the hours of this contract role are somewhat negotiable and may range between 10 – 20 hours per week, commencing immediately. 

We are looking for someone who has experience in leading community projects and event management, is engaging and energetic, efficient with attention to detail, and a team player who is self-motivating and shows initiative.  The key capabilities and experience we are looking for are:

  • Demonstrated experience in leading community projects
  • Demonstrated success at building effective relationships
  • Knowledge and experience of community development
  • Experience in administration, including microsoft office systems
  • Experience in maintaining social media platforms and other marketing communications systems

If you want to be part of our innovative and effective team, then take this opportunity and apply with your CV and cover letter to manager@violencefreecommunities.org by 5pm, Thursday 9 February 2017.

Copy of notice attached here

The objectives of Toddler Day Out are to:

  • Increase access to ECE
  • Increase awareness of positive parenting strategies
  • Create an opportunity for family fun in West Auckland for children under 5
  • Develop an understanding of the importance and value of ECE
  • Increase understanding of and access to social services available to support parents
  • Increase visibility of culturally appropriate services available to groups that traditionally do not access them
  • Encourage safety considerations being integrated into everyday activities and environments, social attitudes and behaviours
  • Create opportunities for childcare providers, NGO and government organisations and councils to work together.


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