Part time, 20 hours per week
Odyssey supports tāngata whai ora (people seeking wellness) to live the lives they want, free from alcohol, drug or other addiction challenges. We are known for providing effective, evidence-based services that support wellbeing, and we do this in partnership whai ora and their whānau.
We wholeheartedly believe that everyone living in New Zealand should have the opportunity to live life to the fullest, to feel hopeful about their future and to have meaningful relationships with friends and whānau.
We are currently seeking a seasoned cultural leader to join our Executive Leadership Team. As Kaiwhakahaere Matua, you will provide strong cultural leadership and direction for the organisation, overseeing our Māori Health Strategy and Māori Responsiveness Action Plan, and working with the leadership team to achieve our strategic goals.
You will have the personal mana to take people on the journey, being able to bring differing viewpoints and strongly held beliefs and agendas together. Presenting persuasive arguments and maintaining poise under pressure, you will be clear on how Odyssey can ensure positive outcomes for Māori and how to influence others to achieve these outcomes with empathy and understanding. Key to your success will be your ability to gain trust and maintain beneficial relationships that will promote and advance the strategic goals of Odyssey.
Naku te rourou nau te rourou ka ora ai te iwi.
With your basket and my basket, the people will thrive.
If you are interested in this role, we offer:
To apply, please complete our online application forms and attach your full CV /cover letter. If you have any further questions, you can contact Fiona Trevelyan, Chief Executive Officer, on 021 714 609.
Odyssey is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free organisation. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Our ideal candidate will: