The purpose of the position is to provide free, practical life skills, support and mentoring to whanāu in their home on a one-to-one basis.
The goal is to build self-confidence by sharing practical knowledge that will enable whanau to learn new skills and make the most of the finances and resources available to them.
We especially need people with experience and skills in:
Running a Household
Cooking and Baking
Growing your own kai
Sewing or other crafts.
Our Ideal Volunteers are:
Empathetic and non-judgemental
Patient with good communication skills
Enjoy working with whanau
Have a good sense of humour.
If you have skills and experience that may enhance the lives of whanau we would love to hear from you.
If you would like know more about Maataa Waka and the services that we offer visit our website on www.maataawaka.co.nz
Te Korowai Aroha mentors will be required to complete an application form, undertake a Police Check and attend in a training day.
Weekdays only; no evenings
Medium- to long-term commitment
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.