The Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand (JGI NZ) is a non-profit with an amazing brand going through a strong period of growth. Be part of a dynamic, passionate and diverse startup making a difference.

The Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand seeks team members who are committed to our mission and vision of what the world can be when we all stand up to do our part. We seek people who are energised by challenges and who like to work hard for the things that inspire them.

At JGI NZ, you will know that your work will contribute to the protection and understanding of great apes and to inspiring people of all ages to take action to make the world a better place for animals, people and the environment.

Roles at JGI NZ are currently voluntary.

We are currently seeking applicants for these roles:

  • Administrative Officer
  • Supporter Relations Manager
  • Development Officer - UPDATE: POSITION FILLED
  • Roots & Shoots Regional Coordinators - Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin
  • Roots & Shoots Programme Director - UPDATE: POSITION FILLED

Administrative Officer

  • Location: Wellington
  • 2 hrs/day

The Role: You will manage a range of recording keeping and administrative support tasks. To be successful you will be organised, enthusiastic and have the ability to manage time and priorities effectively.

If you are interested, please send a current CV including references and a cover letter, using the subject line "Administrative Officer Expression of Interest".

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Supporter Relations Manager

  • Location: Wellington
  • 2 hrs/day

The Role: To be successful you will have excellent communication skills and experience raising funds and awareness for charitable organisations. As the Supporter Relations Coordinator, you will develop a communications strategy and execute it across online, via email and print. You will be responsible for content production across channels, media releases, marketing materials, newsletters and appeals with the aim of growing our supporter base.

If you are interested, please send a current CV including references and a cover letter, using the subject line "Supporter Relations Manager Expression of Interest".

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Roots & Shoots Regional Coordinator

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots (R&S) is a programme that empowers young people and equips them with the tools, motivation and support they need to address the problems that matter to them most. For more information on Roots & Shoots click here.

  • Locations: Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin
  • 20 hrs/month

The Role: As a R&S Regional Coordinator you will be working as part of a Roots & Shoots team with other passionate, regionally-based R&S coordinators, the national coordinator. You will manage a range of tasks including promoting R&S across your region, supporting R&S groups and individuals, engaging and supporting youth leaders. You will also have the opportunity to provide input and assist in the development of events, social media, campaigns and resources. To be successful you will be dedicated, organised and compassionate. You will have excellent interpersonal communication skills, experience working with youth and an alignment with the values of JGI NZ.

If you are interested, please send a current CV including references and a cover letter, using the subject line "Roots & Shoots Regional Coordinator Expression of Interest"

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