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National Administrator and Finance Officer

New Zealand Down Syndrome Association (NZDSA) works alongside families, whānau and carers to support and empower people with Down syndrome to realise their potential and aspirations through all life stages and within all communities. We work towards the vision that people with Down syndrome are valued and equal members of their community, fulfilling their goals.

Location: not area specific

  • Work from home (some travel involved)
  • National not-for-profit/charity
  • Part-time position (15hrs a week)

Key Responsibilities

This role is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organisation, which includes:

  • Providing support to families, whānau and carers via phone, email, and direct mail
  • Liaising with, and promoting NZDSA with other agencies
  • General office management
  • Supporting the governance committee, including being Secretary at meetings (quarterly)
  • Managing financial processes
  • Obtaining funding through grants and fundraising initiatives
  • Working on projects, such as workshops and resources

The person

You will share our passion to make a difference in the lives of others, specifically in the lives of people with Down syndrome, their families and whānau.

You will:

  • Be well organised and have excellent attention to detail
  • Have effective oral and written communication skills
  • Have strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Ideally have experience in advocacy and support
  • Have good documentation and analysis skills
  • Be self-motivated, able to work autonomously and flexible with working hours

Skills and experience

We require someone who is computer literate and experienced with the Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of accounting software (MYOB/Xero) and grant funding experience is an advantage.

Administration Support Officer

 

Location: wider Palmerston North area preferred

  • Work from home (some travel may be involved)
  • National not-for-profit/charity
  • Part-time position (5 hours per week)

Key Responsibilities

This role is responsible for supporting the team in the day-to-day operations of the organisation, which includes:

  • Coordinating travel, accommodation and food for National Committee meetings, Strive meetings, workshops, camps and forums
  • Managing administrative and coordination duties for projects such as workshops, forums and resource development
  • Providing general administrative assistance to the National Executive Officer.
  • Assisting with overflow work from the National Executive Officer and National Administrator and Finance Officer
  • Backup for Payroll Administration
  • Managing incoming/outgoing mail, including emails and National PO Box, in a timely manner
  • Assisting with the website when required
  • Obtaining quotes for resources as required
  • Assisting with tasks related to fundraising strategies as directed by the National Executive Officer or National Administration and Finance Officer
  • Undertaking any other duties, responsibilities and special projects as assigned by the National Executive Officer or National Administration and Finance Officer

The person

You will share our passion to make a difference in the lives of others, specifically in the lives of people with Down syndrome, their families and whānau. You will:

  • Be well organised and have excellent attention to detail
  • Have effective oral and written communication skills
  • Have strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Ideally have experience in advocacy and support
  • Have good documentation and analysis skills
  • Be self-motivated, able to work autonomously and be flexible with working hours

Skills and experience

We require someone who is computer literate and experienced with the Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

For more information or to apply, please contact Linda te Kaat, [email protected]  Closing Date: 31st December 2020