Career opportunities

We are committed to building a diverse, experienced and committed team of people to help carry out the mission of Red Cross here in New Zealand.

As we continue to grow and develop our services and programmes we are regularly looking for new staff to join us.

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Shop Co-ordinator

Location: Te Awamutu

Permanent Part Time – x 30 hours p/wk

As part of the largest humanitarian aid organisation in the world, New Zealand Red Cross plays a vital role in providing assistance to vulnerable people in New Zealand and overseas. New Zealand Red Cross is an organisation with 10,000 volunteers and 400 staff.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced person to co-ordinate our Red Cross Shop Te Awamutu. As the Shop Co-ordinator you will be responsible for the day to day operations of our busy store. An interest in fashion retail is essential - along with a great level of experience managing teams.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Merchandising/Promotion Shop Sales
  • Co-ordinate Volunteer Management
  • Cash/Finance Management

We encourage you to apply for this role if you:

  • Have a minimum of two years’ experience in either a management or supervisors role
  • Have proven experience in co-ordinating teams, including the ability to motivate teams to success
  • Have strong relationship management skills
  • Experience working in retail would be advantageous

All applications MUST include a covering letter, CV, and completed Application for Employment form.

Please send your application by email to retail.jobs@redcross.org.nz or post to New Zealand Red Cross, National Retail Office, 422 Te Rapa Road, Te Rapa, Hamilton, 3200.

Applications close at 4.00pm on Monday 28th April 2014.

 

FORM - Application for Employment (msword - 162KB)

Job description - Shop Co-ordinator - Te Awamutu (pdf - 106KB)

Recovery Project Coordinator

Location: Christchurch

Fixed term to 30 June 2015

As part of the largest humanitarian aid organisation in the world, New Zealand Red Cross plays a vital role in providing assistance to vulnerable people in New Zealand and overseas. New Zealand Red Cross is an organisation with 10,000 volunteers and 400 staff.

We have an exciting opportunity in the Christchurch based Earthquake Recovery Team for a Project Co-ordinator for the Bereaved Families and Seriously Injured Programme.

The programme aims to support families who lost a loved one during the February 2011 Canterbury Earthquakes with the goal of family members, having the tools, opportunities and confidence to support their own recovery.

The role is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to work with bereaved families to find a sustainable way they can support each other for years to come and transitioning the Programme.

This is full time role which includes work at weekends and evenings

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting families and individuals
  • Developing a self-supporting mechanism
  • Project and event management
  • Planning, monitoring and reporting
  • Creating linkages with other services if required

We encourage you to apply for this role if you:

  • Approachable and empathetic with exceptional listening skills 
  • Proven coordination and project/event management skills 
  • Experience in community engagement and/or in a not-for –profit start-up
  • A relevant qualification and experience supporting people 

If you wish to discuss this opportunity or for further information, please contact Alison Maccoll (Adviser – Planning, Monitoring and Reporting) at New Zealand Red Cross (03) 339 7977.

All applications MUST include a covering letter, CV, and completed Application for Employment form. Please send your application by email to alison.maccoll@redcross.org.nz

Applications close at 9am on Monday 5 May 2014.

 

Job description recovery project coordinator (msword - 165KB)

FORM - Application for Employment (msword - 220KB)