Community Advisor - Youth
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Be an ambassador for our youth focused programme of work. The opportunity to engage and build relationships with local youth groups and communities.
The Community Advisor - Youth is a key role, identifying opportunities to connect, educate, and encourage youth to enrol and participate in elections.
- Develop and foster relationships through internal and external engagement
- Enable authentic and genuine engagement with youth communities
- Provide information, resources, and advice to community members
- Be involved in youth focused activities of engagement
- Visit with valued community groups to relay the importance of key electoral messages for their community
- Engage with schools and other youth-based organisations to deliver civic participation messages and activations.
This role will be key in connecting with youth communities and championing our youth focused programme of work.
To be successful in this role you need the following:
- 1+ years’ experience in a sales, promotional, educational or facilitation role
- Skilled in managing own workload and driven to meet deadlines
- Experience in presentation delivery, group speaking and running activities
- A growth mindset and being open to learning opportunities and skills enhancement
- Possess a logical and methodical approach to problem solving
- Demonstrable skills in developing relationships with peer groups and communities.
Why join the Electoral Commission?
The Commission has an inclusive strength-focused culture where diversity and inclusion are encouraged and valued. We understand how important family is and support a family-friendly work environment. You will be part of a team who are here to promote participation and understanding and is passionate about making people's voices heard.
About the Electoral Commission | Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri
The Electoral Commission wants every New Zealander to trust, value and take part in parliamentary elections. We are an independent Crown Entity who works with and through communities to inform, engage and educate New Zealanders about the value of participation, make it easy for them to enrol and vote, promote understanding of New Zealand's democratic processes, and deliver parliamentary elections and referenda.
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Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 24 August 2022.
You must be legally allowed to work in New Zealand.
All new employees are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide a copy of their My Vaccine Pass (MVP) when accepting an offer of employment with the Commission. If there is no MVP provided it will be assumed you are not vaccinated and this may impact the work you are able to perform for the Electoral Commission