People First is looking for two Local Assistants in Nelson and Richmond to work alongside people with learning / intellectual disability.

Each role is for 5 hours a month, with the possibility of one assistant taking on both roles.

Interested in Human Rights and social justice?

Your role will be to:

  • work within social inclusion framework
  • promote equity and equality for all people
  • share an understanding of working alongside to empower people
  • have a passion to make a difference
  • coach people to stand up for their rights
  • encourage breaking the barrier to inclusion, choice, and work
  • be part of our dynamic team and cutting-edge organisation.

As a Local Assistant, you will assist our members to develop skills in:

  • self-determination
  • being leaders in their own life
  • leading others in their journey
  • succeeding in their life
  • being who they are
  • giving to their community in any way they can
  • being a contributing and valued member of New Zealand society.

If you’re interested, please contact Pam Shanks, South Island Team Leader.
phone: 027 4400 279
email: [email protected]

Applications close on Monday 13th June 2022

Job ad for Local Assistants for Nelson and Richmond Jun-2022