Heart Health Advocate – Bay of Plenty

Join our team and contribute to the help we are providing for people and their families affected by heart disease.

Are you great at connecting with people?

Our Heart Health Advocate role offers considerable scope to apply your initiative, relationship management and problem-solving abilities while working alongside high performing teams. You will engage key hospitals, health providers, community groups and other key stakeholders.

As our local champion for the Heart Foundation Bay of Plenty you will

  • Provide help for people and their families affected by heart disease through the promotion and delivery of Heart Foundation tools, resources and initiatives (e.g. our Journeys initiative). 
  • Help raise awareness of heart disease, promote the vital work of the Heart Foundation and support key campaigns
  • Recruit, engage, recognise and lead our volunteers; ensuring high-performing, engaged and empowered volunteer teams

Your skills and attributes

Driving our focus on personal health and working with health professionals, are key to your success as our Bay of Plenty Heart Health Advocate.

  • Experience developing collaborative initiatives with hospitals or health providers
  • Experience promoting key messages amongst community networks and groups
  • Understanding of volunteer recruitment, engagement and coordination
  • Excellent communication skills (listening, verbal & written)
  • Tertiary qualification (or proven experience), preferably in health/social sciences or community development
  • Strong and effective stakeholder engagement and networking skills
  • A confident public speaker and presenter (small and large groups)
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, time and work autonomously
  • Intermediate / advanced Microsoft Office suite and database user skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Valid full and clean drivers licence.

To apply

To apply for this permanent part-time opportunity, please send your CV and cover letter to; 

Sibs Moyo
Human Resources Team
Heart Foundation

  • Permanent part-time; 30 hours per week
  • The role covers Western/Eastern Bay of Plenty, Thames & Coromandel region
  • Applications close on 5pm, Monday 27 August 2018
  • Please note that we will only consider NZ Residents/holders of a valid and open Work Visa.
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