Community Engagement Advisor - Hawkes Bay

Are you interested in a Community Development role working with people with a learning (intellectual) disability? 

People First is a self-advocacy charitable organization, led by and for people with a learning disability.

We are looking for someone to work on an exciting project, laying the groundwork for the roll-out of ‘Enabling Good Lives’ (EGL). EGL is a new approach to supporting disabled people that offers greater choice and control in their lives.

The successful applicant will:

Identify and build on existing community strengths to establish and/or strengthen disability community leadership groups.

  • Foster strong participation and partnership with tāngata whaikaha Māori and their whānau.
  • Build awareness of the EGL principles and approach among disabled people, their communities, and other organisations.
  • Develop purposeful connections across various stakeholders including government, and non-government organisations and agencies.
  • Committed to working with other partners in this project including My Life My Voice and SAMS
  • Have experience in a similar role.
  • Be flexible in the hours they can work.
  • Have the use of motor vehicle, mileage paid.

For more information and to apply: 

Contact: Sandy Ryan, Funding and Project Manager

Email: [email protected] 

The job description is below:

Applications close: 5pm Wednesday 13 March 2024