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Attitude Presenter

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 Attitude Presenter to join the team. Attitude is the one of the largest external health providers working with schools throughout Aotearoa, New Zealand. Attitude deliver inspiring and informative life-skills presentations to tweens and teens around the country.

This role is all about connecting with and inspiring young people with the tools they need to navigate life. The successful applicant will spend their days, writing presentations, speaking to groups of young people, managing relationships with schools and traveling around Aotearoa.

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 young people and making a difference in the lives of New Zealand whānau.

Skills and experience

  • At least two years’ previous youth work experience
  • Preferably some public speaking experience
  • Preferably some sales or account management experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Word etc
  • 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. 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 27 October 2017.


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.