Join our team of change-makers!
In 2019 three Local Committees located in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington will deliver the Climate Challenge Conference program in their cities. Each committee will be made up of nine local young people who will work together from January to May-June, depending on the date of the cities conference. Applications close on the 20th of November.
This committee will be made up of members who represent the following roles:
Responsible for overseeing the conference and supporting the committee members to develop their leadership skills. This role includes managing the relationship with the local university, ensuring tasks are completed on time and running weekly team meetings.
Lead Promotions Officer
Designing a strategy with the National Committee to engage youth in the community, overseeing and working as part of the promotions team to carry this out and successfully promote the conference.
Designing the program for the weekend, including finding and preparing speakers, working with partner organisations to deliver workshops, entertainment and stalls.
Manages physical and human resources. This includes venue, food, resources for workshops, conference assistance and media team. Works with the Finance officer to seek product sponsorships from local businesses.
Seeks funding, sponsorships, manages the budget and outgoing invoices.
Promotion and Registration Officers
Promotes the event to a wide variety of high school students. This includes through schools, ambassadors and local organisations.
Responsibilities and opportunities
Members of this committee will attend a three day hui during January in their city. This hui includes skill development workshops, planning, initial actions, and the opportunity to get to know other committee members. A mentor from Generation Zero or the National Committee will support each member throughout their term.
The Coordinator and Lead Promotions Officer will also attend a four day hui during December in Wellington - travel and accommodation provided for those out of town.
The average time commitment for a member of a Local Committee is three hours of independent work a week plus a two hour afternoon meeting. This position is for six months, with opportunities to be involved in the second half of the year which can be reapplied for at the end of a term. Please be aware of this commitment and be willing to fully commit before applying.
In order to hold this position you must be located close enough to each of these cities to travel to them for weekly meetings from February to May-June, depending on the date of your cities conference. These roles are open to all young people in this area, but priority is given to high school aged students, as per our Leadership for All philosophy. Previous leadership experience is not required.
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