Community Connector

Otahuhu, Auckland
Community Development (Community Services & Development)
We are looking for a hands-on person to perform the duties of a Community Connector based at our office in Ōtāhuhu. No two days are the same! If you have the passion and desire to help make a difference in the lives of children and their families / whānau then we would like to hear from you!

Ko wai mātou | About us

The Anglican Trust for Women & Children (ATWC) is a multi-disciplinary Social Services organisation based in Ōtāhuhu, with over a hundred and sixty years of service to families in our community. Our values of Hope & Aroha, Compassion & Respect, Whanaungatanga, Stewardship, Integrity & Professionalism are the principles that guide all interactions.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

We are currently looking for a Community Connector to provide support and advocacy to individuals and families experiencing hardships due to COVID or weather events. This role includes assessing support, advocating on behave for those in need, being a strong communicator, establishing and maintain excellent relationship with internal and external stakeholders. This is a fixed term role until 30 June 2025 working 30 hours a week.

Mōu | About you 

To succeed in this role, you will need the following:

  • Certificate or diploma in Health and Wellbeing, Social Services or a related field.
  • Be a team player
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Have good understanding of the challenges faced by families impacted by COVID, recent Auckland weather events and in general hardship
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Be able to manage autonomy responsibly – whilst able to ask questions when required
  • Strong problem solving, advocacy and interpersonal skills
  • Empathy and patience
  • Work quickly and methodically
  • Excellent rapport building skills
  • Full driver licence

Desired attributes:

  • Knowledge and experience in dealing with diverse cultures
  • Solution focused
  • Creative and innovative
  • Desire to make a difference
  • Compassionate
  • A sense of humour

What ATWC offer:

  • Additional 15 leave days as well as 4 weeks annual leave pro-rata to fixed term
  • Ongoing professional development and growth
  • Supportive working environment

If you would like to be an integral part of a team, dedicated to creating stronger families in the Auckland community, we want to hear from you.

To apply, please send your resume with cover letter to, [email protected]

Applications close Wednesday 27 March 2024, 5.00 pm. 

Note: Only candidates who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


10 Beatty Street, Ōtāhuhu, Auckland 1062


Monday to Friday 8am-4:30pm


+64 9 276 3729