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 January.
We are currently looking to fill roles in the Christchurch committee of:
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.
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 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 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.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further questions.