• Auckland based team, National position, flexible location and hours
  • Advocacy and Connection for Youth in Care
  • Use insights and effective engagement skills to make a tangible difference

About VOYCE

VOYCE – Whakarongo Mai is a national organisation that connects tamariki and rangatahi who have been or are in care.  At the centre of our kaupapa is the belief that the voices of tamariki and rangatahi in care need to be kept at the centre of all decisions made about them.  A small, nimble and agile organisation, VOYCE has teams across the country and works closely with a wide range of stakeholders.

VOYCE is now looking to grow its quality and insights function.  This is one of 3 new permanent roles that is being recruited, which together will be game changing for the way the voices of young people impact the care system. 

The Position

This role provides expert advice and support to VOYCE – Whakarongo Mai in taking information from evaluation and research, and then working with stakeholders and the VOYCE team, to create meaningful messaging for advocacy, as well as using these insights to inform operations and strategy.  This work will mean that VOYCE can effectively understand and advocate for the voices of children and young people who are or have been in care.  This role will connect across evaluation and research, strategy, operations, external engagement and communications and marketing.

About you

You will need to believe in the vision of the organisation and bring an authentic passion for young people and a desire to influence the care system. In addition, you will bring:

  • An undergraduate (and preferably post graduate) qualification in communications or similar.
  • Proven knowledge and experience in communications, stakeholder engagement or public affairs.  
  • Knowledge of impact assessment and messaging, storytelling and engagement tools.
  • Experience working with young people and/or the care sector is desirable.
  • Experience working with kaupapa Māori research models is desirable.
  • Well developed stakeholder engagement and influencing skills.
  • A fast paced, hands on and results oriented approach.

This is one of three positions at VOYCE, for information on the other roles please visit https://amytea.co.nz/opportunities/

A copy of the job description is available below.   For more information please contact Amy Tea or Jo Bell via apply@amytea.co.nz in the first instance.

To apply send your cover letter and CV to apply@amytea.co.nz.  Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 23rd September.

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