Vacancies

We currently have five vacancies.

Due to staff changes and the opportunities for staff development we have a number of positions available

throughout the Cancer Society Central Districts Division.  

 

Volunteer Coordinator - Hawke's Bay

Are you a people person?

Are you looking for better work life balance in the beautiful Hawke’s Bay?

If you answered yes to both of those questions - keep reading!

The Cancer Society Hawke’s Bay is looking for someone to fill the role of Volunteer Coordinator.

This rewarding position offers flexibility and a work life balance that’s second to none.

We’re looking for someone who can relate easily to all walks of life, someone who has a keen eye for detail and is a multi-tasker extraordinaire.

The part-time permanent 20 hour a week position is based in our Hastings office and you’ll be joining a small but passionate and dedicated team who work hard to improve the lives of people living with and beyond cancer.

The work of the Cancer Society Hawke’s Bay largely relies on the selfless work of volunteers who contribute thousands of hours to supporting the work done in the community to help people and their whanau with cancer.

For every Cancer Society staff member there are 15 volunteers throughout Aotearoa – and the role of the Volunteer Coordinator is pivotal to the stewardship and nurturing of our army of treasured volunteers and the success of the work they undertake in the community.

The purpose of the role is to:-

  • To recruit, train and oversee the Volunteers of the Centre
  • To provide a pool of trained and available volunteers for the Centre
  • To oversee the interests and welfare of the Volunteers associated with the Centre
  • To keep essential and detailed records on all Volunteers

If you are a self-starter who is a multi-tasker extraordinaire, have experience developing and implementing project plans, can relate easily to people from all walks of life (and take a lot of pride in your relationships), have an eye for detail and have accurate administration skills and are more than comfortable navigating around a computer using the Microsoft suite of programs we would love to hear from you.

You can download and view a job description here.

You can download and view an application form here.

Send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@cancercd.org.nz

Applications close 5pm, Friday March 12, 2021.

 

Fundraising and Events Coordinator - Whanganui

The Cancer Society Whanganui is looking for a Fundraising and Events Coordinator to join its small, supportive team.

If you’re an energetic go-getter who takes pride in making “the ask” and thrives on getting positive results then we want you on our team!

The role is located in our modern offices in Whanganui and is a permanent part time position of 20 hours a week.

The role is rewarding and fast paced and you’ll be making a tangible difference to the lives of people living with and beyond cancer in the local community, which includes Whanganui, Rangitikei and Waimarino.

The purpose of the role is to increase income for the centre including Relay For Life & Daffodil Day, coordinate fundraising events, encourage and support volunteers and community fundraising activities, promote and raise profile of the face to face campaign, create new business partner relationships and implement new fundraising initiatives.

Applicants should ideally possess the following attributes:

  • A qualification in marketing, communications or similar discipline
  • Significant track record of successful  fundraising for Not for Profits including the ability to make the ask
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of the ethics and operating policies of FINZ
  • Strong social media skills
  • Experience with handling the media
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and database work
  • Experience with data analysis, reporting and presentation
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Public speaking skills
  • Strong customer service ethic
  • Demonstrates an ability to follow through and deliver
  • Enjoys working with people, easily establishes rapport and maintains positive and respectful working relationships
  • Demonstrates a willingness to proactively engage with and an ability to adapt approaches to meet the needs of different cultures
  • Ability to network, build new relationships and work collaboratively with others
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • A full New Zealand Drivers Licence

You can download and view a job description here.

You can download and view the application form here.

Send your CV, covering letter to recruitment@cancercd.org.nz

Applications close 5pm, Friday March 12, 2021.

 

 Health Promoter/Health Educator - Taranaki

We’re looking for a team member who’s passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of the Taranaki community.

The successful candidate will be joining a small energetic and dedicated team in our modern New Plymouth offices.

The part time, permanent role offers unrivalled work life balance. Located right on your door step are the majestic Mt Taranaki and our stunning coast line - what more could you ask for!

It is the Cancer Society’s mission is to be the leading organisation dedicated to reducing the incidence and impact of cancer in our community through the provision of health promotion, support services, advocacy and research.

The purpose of the 25 hours a week position is to:-

  • Facilitate community health improvement that delivers Cancer Society of NZ policy, programmes/projects to reduce the incidence of cancer and improve community health and wellbeing.
  • Partner with community groups to build opportunities to raise community cancer health literacy for people to be informed and have greater access to cancer prevention and risk reduction, education, and early detection services.
  • To work closely with other sectors to create or advocate for environments that enable people, families and whānau to enjoy healthier lifestyles.

The ideal candidate will be able to easily build relationships and can connect with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds and have outstanding community and business networks.

You’ll have exceptional planning, task and time management skills, have an eye for detail and demonstrate a high level of ownership and commitment to achieving results.  You will also use effective methods to determine priorities, set goals, create a plan, take action and measure results.

The ability to combine effective approaches from various disciplines to develop community based initiatives and mobilize resources is also a plus.

If you can tick these boxes here’s what you need to do.

Send your CV and covering letter and completed application form to: debra.elgar@cancercd.org.nz

To download and view a job description, click here.

To download and complete the application form, click here.

Applications close 5pm, Friday March 12th, 2021.

 

 Volunteer Coordinator - Gisborne

Are you a people person?

Are you looking for better work life balance?

If you answered yes to both of those questions - keep reading!

The Cancer Society Gisborne is looking for someone to fill the role of Volunteer Coordinator.

This rewarding position offers flexibility and a work life balance that’s second to none, being located in Tairāwhiti, home to world class surf beaches and wide open spaces.

We’re looking for someone who can relate easily to all walks of life, someone who has a keen eye for detail and is a multi-tasker extraordinaire.

The part-time permanent 20 hour a week position is based in our Gisborne office and you’ll be joining a small but dynamic team who work hard to improve the lives of people living with and beyond cancer.

The work of the Cancer Society Gisborne centre largely relies on the selfless work of volunteers who contribute thousands of hours to supporting the work done in the community to help people and their whanau with cancer.

For every Cancer Society staff member there are 15 volunteers throughout Aotearoa – and the role of the Volunteer Coordinator is pivotal to the stewardship and nurturing of our army of treasured volunteers and the success of the work they undertake in the community.

The purpose of the role is to:-

  • To recruit, train and oversee the Volunteers of the Centre
  • To provide a pool of trained and available volunteers for the Centre
  • To oversee the interests and welfare of the Volunteers associated with the Centre
  • To keep essential and detailed records on all Volunteers

If you are a self-starter who is a multi-tasker extraordinaire, have experience developing and implementing project plans, can relate easily to people from all walks of life (and take a lot of pride in your relationships), have an eye for detail and have accurate administration skills and are more than comfortable navigating around a computer using the Microsoft suite of programs we would love to hear from you.

You can download and view a job description click here.

Download and complete an application form by clicking here.

Send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@cancercd.org.nz

Applications close 5pm, Friday March 12, 2021.

 

 Wellness Facilitator - Taranaki

Do want to make a difference in the Taranaki community? Are you passionate about helping people with cancer? And do you want a better work life balance?

If you answered yes to any of these questions – read on because the Taranaki Cancer Society Wellness Facilitator is a position that offers all of that and more!

The successful candidate will be joining a small energetic, dedicated and family-friendly team in our modern New Plymouth offices.

The part time, permanent role offers unrivalled work life balance. Located right on your door step are the majestic Mt Taranaki and our stunning coast line - what more could you ask for!

It is the Cancer Society’s mission to be the leading organisation dedicated to reducing the incidence and impact of cancer in our community through the provision of health promotion, support services, advocacy and research.

The purpose of the 25 hours a week position is to:-

  • To provide wellness education to support cancer patients and their whanau, to live with and beyond cancer.
  • To co-ordinate the Cancer Society’s Wellness Programme – Living With and Beyond Cancer in Taranaki as appropriate.
  • To increase awareness and use of the Cancer Society services in the community.

 As the successful candidate you’ll have:-

  •  Relevant experience in the health and/or social service sector.
  • Minimum requirement Diploma or above qualification in the health sector.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and data bases.
  • Experience in networking, advocacy and liaising with other agencies – preferably in the health & social services area.
  • Hold a current full NZ driver’s licence.

 As the ideal candidate you’ll also be able to:-

  • Incorporate principles of the Treaty of Waitangi into day to day work, e.g. participation, partnership, protection.
  •  Demonstrate excellent communication skills with the knowledge and empathy for multiculturalism. Can communicate in written form and orally to suit a range of contexts and audiences. Ability to assess overall needs of people living with and beyond cancer – including social and social/economic requirements.
  • Be people focused with a positive and caring nature and personal commitment to enhancing the wellbeing of people with cancer and their families.
  • Have the ability to network and work collaboratively with others in the sector.
  • The ability to work supportively as part of a small team and contribute to wider Centre activities and events.
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle multiple tasks, problem solve & cope with some pressure and embrace change.
  • Be highly organised, self-motivated, self-managing and have excellent time management skills.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office and data bases.

If this sounds like you, please send your CV, covering letter and completed application form to: debra.elgar@cancercd.org.nz

 To download and view a job description click here.

To download and view the application form click here. 

Applications close 5pm, Friday March 19th, 2021.