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COMMUNITY SUPPORT COORDINATOR

Timaru Senior Citizens Association are losing their fabulous coordinator, who is retiring after 26 years in the job!  Big boots to fill – you bet they are!   

Timaru Senior Citizens Association’s mission is to provide advocacy, information, friendship and support at different levels to Senior Citizens and their families within the greater Aoraki area.  With their present coordinator leaving we need to assist them to find an all round superstar, who needs to present with a wide suite of skills as follows:

  • An affinity with, and enjoyment of the elderly and their families
  • Well above average administration skills and good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Good mid-level accounting skills and preferably Xero knowledge, however if you are using other packages, you will still be considered.
  • Confidence with social media platforms and digital technology.
  • Confident and competent in the promotion and marketing of the association’s services
  • An ability to network with outside agencies and actively promote membership.
  • Able to focus and actively work alone when required.

Working in modern offices within Community House you will be able to enjoy and appreciate the lovely culture that exists, all within a supportive atmosphere.

We see the right person for this role as coming from a Community focused background with practical skills to run their own office and be capable of the requirements in order to do so.  They are however open to a kind, empathetic and capable individual who might also enjoy this opportunity.  The role is for 25 hours per week, however depending on your skill set, an extra 5 hours could be considered, however not guaranteed.

A copy of the Job Description will only be sent to those who may be considered for shortlisting for an interview.

This role will close to all applicants by 5.00 pm Friday 27 November.  No late applicants will be considered.

If you are the special person that my client is seeking, please apply with a suitable Cover Letter and an up to date CV jo@personnelplacements.co.nz

You must have a current, legal right to work within New Zealand and be confident that you will pass an alcohol and drug test.