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Endo Warriors Aotearoa (EWA) Youth Advisory Panel Member (YAPM) - Volunteer Role

Endo Warriors Aotearoa (EWA) is a charitable trust in New Zealand that supports individuals affected by endometriosis and fighting period poverty. We value the voices of rangatahi and aim to learn from their experiences.

 

Role Summary:

We seek 6 motivated and passionate individuals to join our Youth Advisory Panel (YAP). As a member, you will:

  • Provide valuable insights and input into EWA's programs and initiatives.

  • Collaborate with the charity director, board members, and volunteer staff to develop strategies that meet our youth members' needs and help achieve our mission.

Responsibilities:

  • Consultation: Engage with young people, community groups, and government agencies on youth-related issues and policies. Monitor and evaluate relevant legislation and recommend changes as needed.

  • Project Management: Plan and organise projects, document activities, and report insights to the charity director and board members.

  • Community Engagement: Volunteer at EWA events, help organise and pack support packages, and provide ad hoc administrative support.

  • Advocacy: Make submissions to local councils and government on issues affecting youth.

  • Meetings: Attend and actively participate in regular YAP and board meetings.

  • Feedback: Provide feedback on and help develop new programs tailored to youth needs.

  • Liaison: Act as a liaison with our youth partnerships to ensure their voices are heard.

  • Contribute to our social media presence by sharing experiences, promoting upcoming events, or engaging with our online community. Your input in this area can help amplify our message, increase awareness, and connect with a broader audience of youth who may benefit from our programs and services.


Requirements:

  • Ideally located in Wellington or surrounding areas (applications from outside this area will also be considered).

  • Passion for supporting individuals affected by endometriosis and period poverty.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Collaborative mindset and willingness to work with board members and volunteers.

  • Critical thinking and constructive feedback abilities.

  • Availability to commit to 15 hours a month, attend regular meetings, and participate in events.

  • Aged between 15 and 22 years old as of January 1 each year.

  • Signed parental/guardian consent if applicable.


Term of Appointment:

  • Standard term: up to 1 year, with potential for extension at the discretion of EWA.


Benefits:

  • Make a meaningful contribution to your community.

  • Develop valuable personal and professional skills.

  • Join a dedicated team with a common goal.

  • Gain exposure to the charitable and non-profit sectors in New Zealand.


Training and Induction:

There will be a training/team-building day, and you will receive an orientation pack explaining EWA functions and processes (Date TBA)

 

Application Process:

If you are interested in joining our team, please send:

  • A cover letter outlining why you want this role and why you are a good fit.

  • Your CV

Applications close 23 June 2024

Please feel free to contact yessenia@endowarrirosaotearoa.com if you have any questions. 

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