Job opportunities at The Parenting Place

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Junior Designer

The Parenting Place is a not-for-profit with a heart for New Zealand whānau, and we are dedicated to inspiring and equipping families to thrive. We do this through a range of programmes, events and resources designed for parents and young people. Our work and our vision are animated by Christian values, and we believe that flourishing, loving families can transform society.

We are looking for a junior designer to join our passionate and fun-loving Creative Team. The Creative Team is the communications and development hub of the organisation and is responsible for the production of new resources and programmes, as well as all Parenting Place’s creative and marketing outputs – including videography, design, content production, and website and social media management.

We are needing a junior designer to join us for a fixed term of 10 months, providing support to our current designers, and assisting in digital, print and resource design – with particular focus on helping us roll out refreshed branding across the organisation and our sub-brands.  With multiple departments and programmes that run up and down the country, as well as an increased focus on digital engagement with families, Parenting Place’s design outputs are varied, and many. So there will be plenty of opportunity to apply your creativity and grow your skills.

This is an exciting employment opportunity for individuals who love working in a fast-paced environment, alongside a passionate team of people who care deeply about families and making a difference in the lives of New Zealand whānau.

Skills and experience

  •        Graphic design qualification
  •        Design work experience preferable, but not essential
  •        Motivated and proactive when solving problems
  •        Shows initiative
  •        Enjoys being part of a team
  •        Honesty and integrity in all dealings with others, colleagues and customers alike
  •        Efficiency and quality of work (promptness, meeting deadlines, accountable)

The successful applicant will be required to work four days a week. The role is a fixed term appointment of 10 months.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

If you would like the opportunity to work in a vibrant, fun environment as part of our fantastic Creative Team, please send your letter of application, with CV, to Dave Atkinson at dave.atkinson@parentingplace.nz by no later than 19 July 2017.


Videographer

The Parenting Place is a not-for-profit with a heart for New Zealand whānau, and we are dedicated to inspiring and equipping families to thrive. We do this through a range of programmes, events and resources designed for parents and young people. Our work and our vision are animated by Christian values, and we believe that flourishing, loving families can transform society.

We are looking for a videographer to join our passionate and fun-loving Creative Team. The Creative Team is the communications and development hub of the organisation and is responsible for the production of new resources and programmes, as well as all Parenting Place’s creative and marketing outputs – including videography, design, content production, and website and social media management.

We are needing a videographer to join us for a fixed term of 6 months, providing support to our in-house videographer, and assisting with filming and video editing. Our videography work is varied, ranging from filming  for our programmes, for funding and promotional purposes, for our corporate sponsors, social media platforms and to support our digital content creation for the website. So there are plenty of opportunities to apply your creativity and to grow your skills.

This is an exciting employment opportunity for individuals who love working in a fast-paced environment, alongside a passionate team of people who care deeply about families and making a difference in the lives of New Zealand whānau.

Skills and experience

  •        Videography qualification preferable, but not essential
  •        Videography experience
  •        Motivated and proactive when solving problems
  •        Shows initiative
  •        Enjoys being part of a team
  •        Honesty and integrity in all dealings with others, colleagues and customers alike
  •        Efficiency and quality of work (promptness, meeting deadlines, accountable)

This is a full time position (Monday to Friday), on a fixed term for 6 months.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

If you would like the opportunity to work in a vibrant, fun environment as part of our fantastic Creative Team, please send your letter of application, with CV, to Dave Atkinson at dave.atkinson@parentingplace.nz by no later than 19 July 2017.


Events Manager

The Parenting Place is a not-for-profit with a heart for New Zealand whānau, and we are dedicated to inspiring and equipping families to thrive. We do this through a range of programmes, events and resources designed for parents and young people. Our work and our vision are animated by Christian values, and we believe that flourishing, loving families can transform society.

We are looking for an Events manager to join our team.  The Events manager is responsible for leading a small team in the national delivery of a wide variety of events, retreats, courses, seminars and workshops.

This is an exciting employment opportunity for individuals who love working in a fast-paced environment, alongside a passionate team of people who care deeply about families and making a difference in the lives of New Zealand whānau.

Skills and experience

  • At least 5 years’ previous events experience
  • Preferably some management experience
  • Work collaboratively
  •  Motivated and proactive when solving problems
  • Shows initiative
  • Enjoys being part of a team
  • Honesty and integrity in all dealings with others, colleagues and customers alike
  • Efficiency and quality of work (promptness, meeting deadlines, accountable)

This is a full time position (Monday to Friday), on a permanent contract, with flexibility to travel.  Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.  If you would like the opportunity to work in a vibrant, fun environment as part of the Parenting Place, please send your letter of application, with CV, to Nicola Gaze at Nicola.gaze@parentingplace.nz by no later than 21 July 2017.


Attitude Administrator

The Parenting Place is a not-for-profit with a heart for New Zealand whānau, and we are dedicated to inspiring and equipping families to thrive. We do this through a range of programmes, events and resources designed for parents and young people. Our work and our vision are animated by Christian values, and we believe that flourishing, loving families can transform society.

We are looking for an administrator to join the Attitude team. Attitude is the one of the largest external health providers to schools in New Zealand,  delivering inspiring and informative life-skills presentations to tweens and teens around the country.

We are needing an administrator to provide operational and administrative support to our team of presenters, working closely with the Attitude manager. The successful applicant will help with funding support, accounts and day to day administration.

This is an exciting employment opportunity for individuals who love working in a fast-paced environment, alongside a passionate team of people who care deeply about families and making a difference in the lives of New Zealand whānau.

Skills and experience

  • At least two years’ previous administrative experience
  • Preferably some accounts experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft office
  • Motivated and proactive when solving problems
  • Shows initiative
  • Enjoys being part of a team
  • Honesty and integrity in all dealings with others, colleagues and customers alike
  • Efficiency and quality of work (promptness, meeting deadlines, accountable)

The successful applicant will be required to work four-five days per week. The role is a fixed term appointment of 12 months.

Applicants for this position should have New Zealand residency or a valid work visa. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

If you would like the opportunity to work in a vibrant, fun environment as part of our fantastic team, please send your letter of application, with CV, to Nathan May at nathan.may@attitude.org.nz by no later than 28 July 2017.


Volunteer opportunities at The Parenting Place

If you are interested in volunteering at The Parenting Place please email Leanne Silver.


A little about us

If you’re looking at this page, it probably means you are interested in working for The Parenting Place. Before you apply, we thought it would be helpful to tell you a bit more about us.

We’re a diverse workforce, with diverse ideas

Our people are our greatest asset. We want our employees to be successful, enjoy coming to work every day and inspired by who we are and what we do. We embrace a diversity of cultures and people. We are inclusive and encourage the richness of ideas and approaches that diversity brings. We encourage big thinking and give our people the support they need to make their mark.

A strong, supportive team environment

The Parenting Place is a close knit team that works well together as we strive towards our dream of a country where families are valued and young people feel great about their future. Positively impacting every family is important to us and this starts with a team who knows how to positively impact each other. It’s common to find everyone crowded around the communal table at lunchtime, sharing their plans for the weekend or goals for their job.

What next?

The Parenting Place is here to change the lives of young people and families. We employ people who share that dream. If this fits with your view of how work should be, please email Elize Beukes.