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We need volunteers to get involved with lots of projects at different times of the year and we’d love YOUR help.

 

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Trustee Vacancy
Due to Trustee retirements, and ongoing need to support our rangatahi (youth) in the Far North, we are recruiting up to 3 new Trustees.

We currently need Trustees who can provide specific knowledge/skills in the any of the following areas:

  • Board/ Business Governance
  • Secretarial/Administrative organisation
  • Alternative Education / Youth Training & Development
  • NGO and Procurement
  • Events/Project Management
  • Volunteer Management
  • Addictions/Mental Health and Youth
  • Justice/Corrections/ Police Experience

An appreciation of youth culture; respecting and valuing youth from all social levels and ethnic, religious, cultural backgrounds is critical. An appreciation and respect for tangata Māori- cultural values is essential.

Forward thinking, visionary attitudes will be valued.

Commitment to monthly meetings (via Skype if necessary). Attendance at 4 meetings per annum is minimum requirement and each Trustee is asked to drive an annual project sub-committee.

Previous Board experience and impressive CV is not essential. You do need to share our drive and passion for vulnerable youth, and for getting things done. You need to add value, integrity and expertise in order to strengthen our ability to drive the best results for our communities, our sponsors and our people.

In return you will be part of a fun and passionate Award Winning team driving positive change for the tamariki & rangatahi (children and youth) of Aotearoa. You will Fly With The Angels and be part of a flock making a difference, right here, for our kids.

You will leave an impact on Aotearoa’s social fabric by supporting our youth to thrive.

Please apply by submitting a cover letter (& CV or resume) of why you believe you would be a great part of our team.

Reply to Jude Blades at judith.blades@gmail.com

Angel Homebase
We’ve outgrown our home offices – any kind landlords with an office/warehouse  area for short, med term rent? Must have good internet access and good natural light in office area. Local to Kerikeri. Parking for 2 cars preferably.

Keep our Kids Warm & Angel Toy Drive
Help us sort and pack donated goods from mid-year onwards – April-August and Nov-Dec

Volunteer Youth Mentors
This is a potential kiwiMANA Kaiārahi project, and we are looking for expressions of interest from anyone willing to undergo free Youth Mentor training, and support our youth to thrive .

We are looking for people from 25-75yrs old who empathetic, calm and genuinely interested in youth development and wellness. You must be  cultural sensitive, pass Police tests, have a clean and current drivers license, be drug free and willing to share your time with one or more local youth. Any previous criminal records will not necessarily prohibit you from registering interest. We want people who understand the difficulties life can present, and who have navigated to a healthy and sustainable present. Register your interest and we will follow up with you by email to start with. (No commitment at all by registering interest!)

Community Gardens
Coordinator – Potentially a paid part time role 3-6 hours per week (currently seeking funding). Knowledgeable about gardening a definite bonus, but more needing a people person. Roles include:- Organising working bees, coordinating volunteers, actively engaging the community (schools, clubs, day cares) managing community open days, supporting whanau involvement, managing the allotment  allocation, reporting to Trustees.
Mentorsapprox 2 hours per week as a supporting role to actively encourage young families or groups to garden and grow healthy kai. You will need to be;- non-judgemental, kind and positive, passionate about edible gardening and able to encourage and empower people to become efficient and capable EDIBLE gardeners through mentoring.