Job Vacancy - Cultural Navigator
Do you have experience and/or understanding of working with migrants and former refugees? Do you love working with the community? If so, we would love to hear from you.
Shared Communities is an initiative that aims to remove the barriers that impact access and participation for Whakatū Nelson’s migrant and former refugee communities within the arts, culture and heritage sectors of our region.
In this rewarding role (up to 40 hours pw negotiable), you’ll build networks with both new migrants and longer settled communities by establishing the role of Cultural Navigator.
The Cultural Navigator will build relationships with members and groups from our diverse communities and support them through the journey of bringing their creative aspirations to life. They will also build relationships with stakeholders and facilitate workshops to increase their cultural competency and awareness.
To succeed in this job, you will have:
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to foster relationships with diverse communities and stakeholders from the arts, cultural and heritage sectors
- Knowledge and understanding of local arts services available across Whakatū Nelson
- Cross-cultural competence – adaptability and understanding of different ways of working and communicating than what you’re used to, taking into consideration language barriers and appropriate cultural customs
- Ability to clearly present information in the form of group meetings and workshops
- Excellent planning and organisational skills to prioritise work, facilitate opportunities, and keep ahead of important dates
- Proactive ideas for connecting with people for advice and resources.
- The ability to work varied hours from time to time, including evenings and weekends.
Please note this is a one-year employment contract with potential to extend further - pending funding.
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Applications close 4 August, but will be reviewed as they come in, so don't delay.
To understand more about the Shared Communities initiative please read our engagement report funded by Ministry for Culture and Heritage by clicking here.