Vacancies: Maori & Pasifika lead roles

Vacancies: Maori & Pasifika lead roles

Volleyball New Zealand has two exciting new roles available in 2023 working in our volleyball community. Click through for more information.

 

Poirewa Aotearoa/Volleyball NZ Kaiārahi Māori Lead 

The purpose of Volleyball in New Zealand is to connect and inspire people through the ‘ihiihi’ that the dynamic sport of Volleyball brings to every community.  The Kaiārahi Māori Lead will play a critical part in helping Poirewa Aotearoa/Volleyball NZ (VNZ) to achieve that purpose. They will work in partnership with Regional Associations and Māori communities to amplify, develop and support quality volleyball opportunities for whānauhapū and iwi organisations.  

Fundamental to this role is the ability to build mana enhancing relationships with mana whenua (local) Māori entities invested in volleyball within prioritised Regional Associations, other ethnic organisations and people invested in volleyball. These relationships will provide opportunities for intergenerational, whanau and community engagement which enhances wellbeing and provides for quality delivery of volleyball experiences.  Co-developing an approach to replicate in other communities across the country in partnership with Regional Associations and other invested organisations will be key.   

This role will co-lead VNZ’s Mobile Workforce Project with the Vā Pasifika Lead, collectively these positions are responsible to engage, understand, and promote their work, to develop and innovate collaboratively, to develop and share insights, apply best practice, to be accountable for key outcomes’ progress and to evaluate all work and complete to the highest standard. Collectively this position will help lead, co-ordinate, enable and empower communities through volleyball. The Kaiārahi Maori Lead will be responsible for leading VNZ’s Maori Leadership Group and supporting VNZ staff and management with developing their understanding of tikana practices and te reo within our volleyball context. 

For the full job description, please click here.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience through this SEEK AD by Tuesday 28 February, 2023. 

 

Poirewa Aotearoa/Volleyball NZ  Pasifika Lead 

The purpose of Volleyball in New Zealand is to connect and inspire people through the ‘ihiihi’ that the dynamic sport of Volleyball brings to every community.  The Vā Pasifika Lead will play a critical part in helping Poirewa Aotearoa/Volleyball NZ (VNZ) to achieve that purpose. They will work in partnership with Regional Associations and Pasifika communities to amplify, develop and support quality volleyball opportunities for aiga, kāinga, and other significant organisations that engage and service the Pasifika community.  

Fundamental to this role is the ability to build mana enhancing relationships with Pasifika communities in volleyball within identified Regional Associations, targeted organisations and people invested in volleyball. These relationships will provide opportunities for intergenerational, aiga/ kāinga and community engagement which enhances wellbeing.  

This role will co-lead VNZ’s Mobile Workforce Project with the Kāiarahi Māori Lead. Collectively these positions are responsible to engage, understand, and promote their work, to develop and innovate collaboratively, to develop and share insights, apply best practice, to be accountable for key outcomes’ progress and to evaluate all work and complete to the highest standard. Collectively this position will help lead, co-ordinate, enable and empower communities through volleyball. The Vā Pasifika Lead will be responsible for leading VNZ’s Pasifika Leadership Group and supporting VNZ staff and management with developing their understanding of Pasifika culture and relationships within our volleyball context. 

For the full job description, please click here.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience through this SEEK AD  by Tuesday 28 February, 2023.