Unique Community Enterprise Leadership role

Community-led Innovations Leader

Wellington Region

Full time role

  • Are you looking for an opportunity to apply your professional skills and expertise to support just and sustainable community change?
  • Do you want to work in a leading edge community development organization?

Wesley Community Action supports a wide range of initiatives tackling tough issues in our communities.  These initiatives are triggering significant change and bring opportunities and challenges. We need a person who is passionate about systems change, believes in the abilities within communities and brings sound skills to support enterprise and innovation.  They need to be able to capture and communicate this approach to ensure they are effective and viable.

 Wesley Community Action is about creating lasting change in our communities by helping people to be the best they can. We focus on and grow people’s strengths and support the change they want.  We are an open and flexible organization where staff enjoy working – we laugh a lot, value learning and love our community and people.

If you want to learn more about job description and pay and think have what it takes, then contact:

Isabel Macdonald – 04 8050875   imacdonald@wesleyca.org.nz

                Wesley Community Action, P O Box 9932, Wellington 6141

Foster Parent/s needed  – (singles/couples)


 Can you provide care for a teenager in your own home full time or on occasional weekends?  Do you genuinely believe you can make a difference?

Our team of foster parents work alongside our social work and youth work staff to support young people who do best in either intensive one on one or group foster care environments provided by Wesley Community Action. Our young people have had extensive histories of being in care and bring with them life experiences that can make life challenging for them and challenging for those caring for them.

You will not have dependent children living with you, will have a full driver’s license and ideally knowledge of supporting youth who have challenges.

We will provide a salary, 24-hour crisis back up, training, professional supervision and a supportive team environment that ensures you always have someone to support you.

please contact:Isabel Macdonald imacdonald@wesleyca.org.nz / 04 8050875

Wesley Community Action,P O Box 9932, Wellington 6141                                           

Position description: Advert Foster Parents full and part time Sept 17

 Application pack:FINAL 2018 Foster parent application info pack (2)

If you are considering working with Wesley Community Action, here are some values that support our work;

  • People we work for drive our work.  Our work helps our clients to  grow or maintain their capacity and well-being.
  • We value open honest relationships – we aim to highlight strengths in all people and have direct conversations if things aren’t working.
  • Self-awareness is key – our capacity to reflect on our own work without getting defensive or threatened is very important.

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