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Community Development Officer

If you have a real interest in the wellbeing of the community, a passion for working with people – particularly young people, are energetic and creative, have a flair for project management and an interest in building and maintaining community relationships then this position will certainly appeal to you.

The position involves:

• Leading youth development including the Youth Council
• Building capacity with Stratford’s community groups
• Planning and coordinating community projects
• Providing administrative support

The position requires a team player with a good understanding of how community organisations work, experience with project facilitation, public speaking and a hands on, common sense approach.

Good communication, strong computer skills, broad knowledge of Stratford and the Taranaki region are all necessary attributes to thrive in this position.

An Individual Employment Agreement will be negotiated with the successful applicant. An application pack can be obtained here or collected from the Council office or by phoning (06) 765 6099. Your Curriculum Vitae and completed Application Form should be addressed to:

Executive Administration Officer
Stratford District Council
P O Box 320

and clearly marked "Community Development Officer". Applications must be received no later than 4.30 pm on Wednesday 20 June 2018.

Stratford District Council is an Equal Employment Opportunities Employer.


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