Financial Capability Coordinator

Location Auckland Date Posted 8/01/2018
Type Contract Remuneration Negotiable
Job Reference None Job Number 112524
Experience Community Support Worker (Under 2 years) , Financial Consultant (Under 2 years)
Skills No skill requirements specified
Job Description
Work Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week
Role Type: Fixed Term (12 months)
Location: Based in Auckland
Vaka Tautua is a Pacific non-government organisation working at the cutting edge of health and social service provision in New Zealand. We are looking for a fixed term Financial Capability Programme Coordinator to join us, to deliver the 'For Pacific, By Pacific' financial capability programme. This role provides one of the social support services for tenants living in social/rental housing in and around the Mangere area.
Your service will be based on delivering our financial capability programme and personal coaching sessions in-home, so ideally you will be an experienced adult educator who has worked with families to grow their resilience.
It's vitally important to us to deliver our programmes in a culturally sensitive and respectful way, so you need to have a strong cultural identity and preferably be fluent in a Pacific language.
This is important and rewarding work. We are looking for someone who is positive, flexible, vibrant, confident and compassionate. Our award-winning Financial Capability education has proven highly effective in growing family resilience and capability because it provides the opportunity for vulnerable families to make informed choices about their future.
What you need:
• Experience teaching adult education, preferably finance based.
• Experience working with families with complex social needs to effect change.
• A 'can-do' attitude to develop this new programme.
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to speak a Pacific language.
• Social work degree or similar is preferable.

Expression of Interest:
If you have a heart for growing resilient Pacific families and can meet all or most of the attributes, we are looking for then please apply. Send your CV and a covering letter to Sarah McLean via email sarah.m@vakatautua.co.nz or call (09) 250 2583 if you would like more information on this role.
Closing Date: Sunday 21st January, or before if a suitable applicant is identified
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