Are you passionate about LGBTQIA+ communities and violence prevention? Do you have lived experience or skills that you’d like to contribute to our communities?
The Rainbow Violence Prevention Network is in search of a Coordinator to support us to collectively identify and work towards strategies for violence prevention in rainbow, transgender, and intersex communities across Aotearoa. Our key aim is to support the capacity of the RVPN to grow, and help create sustainable change for rainbow communities across Aotearoa.
The job role
Your role would be to work alongside the RVPN to make sure that the network is well connected and delivers successful projects in line with our strategic direction. We connect with online tools like Zoom and Google Drive, so we are looking for someone who feels comfortable using these platforms.
The role scope includes two key components:
1. Administrative tasks – Organising meetings, taking minutes, developing agendas, procedures and processes.
2. Communications – Maintaining an active presence within the sexual and family violence sector, ensuring RVPN members are well connected.
Hours, remuneration, and other details
Hours & remuneration: $27 p/h, 20 hours per week
Location: Ideally in Wellington, but open to flexibility. Candidate may choose to work from either, or a combination of – home, the InsideOUT office in Wellington CBD and the TOAH-NNEST office in Lower Hutt.
Term: Fixed term for 12 months, with likelihood of extension
Reports to: The RVPN Coordinator will be employed and supported day-to-day by InsideOUT Kōaro and will be managed by and report to a sub-committee of the RVPN.
In 2018, TOAH-NNEST Tauiwi Caucus responded to a request from a group of individuals and Rainbow organisations who wanted to collaborate to advance work in this space. This was part of a commitment to support sexual violence prevention initiatives led by marginalised communities. An informal network was subsequently formed and has met monthly since.
Currently, the RVPN is made up of the following individuals and organisations:
TOAH-NNEST – Te о̄haakii – ā hine – national network ending sexual violence together tauiwi caucus, Tiwhanawhana Trust, InsideOUT Koaro, Gender Minorities Aotearoa, Intersex Aotearoa, Te Ngakau Kahukura, Tommy Hamilton, RainbowYOUTH, Rainbow Support Collective, The Manalagi Project, Rainbow Path, Rape Prevention Education, RespectED Aotearoa, HELP Auckland, Wellington Rape Crisis, Shakti Youth, Friendship House.
The broad purpose of the Network is to collectively identify and work towards strategies for violence prevention in Rainbow communities across Aotearoa. We’re searching for someone who shares our values and outcomes, listed below:
1. A commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, honouring matauranga Māori and tikanga Māori.
4. Proactive and responsive.
5. Accessible to mainstream services.
6. Visible of sexuality, gender, and sex characteristic diverse people.
7. Engaged in lobbying.
8. Engaged in literature and research development.
9. Engaged in intersectional analysis and cross-cultural practice.
10. Engaged in assisting to improve competency and awareness within the sector.
How to apply:
To apply for this role email your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 23/11/21.
Applications will be reviewed by multiple network RVPN members.
If you have any questions about the role itself, please contact Tabby on the above email address.