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A bit about us

"Children are our taonga (treasure) and their caregivers are the kaitiaki (guardians) of their future"
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (GRG) is a Trust dedicated to providing support and advocacy across Aotearoa to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren on a full-time basis. Our vision is raising resilient and healthy tamariki and rangatahi (children and youth) by empowering grandparent and whānau care families.

About the role
Have you been looking for that rare role that offers challenge and reward in equal measure, and maximises your diverse skills and experience?  As CEO of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (GRG), you’ll be inspired by the importance and impact of our mahi. You'll bring your exceptional strategic leadership and operational management skills to take our organisation to the next stage. You'll be experienced at implementing strategy to drive the growth and development of the organisation, as we passionately strive to improve the lives and well-being of both Grandparents and their grandchildren.
Areas of focus
  • Responsible for the implementation, measurement and reporting of our strategic priorities
  • Advocating for the rights and well-being of the community we serve
  • Developing diversified and sustainable funding opportunities
  • Championing GRG, representing and promoting the organisation across Aotearoa
  • Upholding our kaupapa, and leading by example in the acknowledgement and respect for the cultural diversity of communities across Aotearoa
  • Building effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, not-for-profits, local and central government organisations, Government, funders, and the media
  • Creating positive employee engagement through effective leadership, continuous feedback and identifying areas for training to encourage personal and professional development
About you
  • Our mahi will resonate deeply with you and you’ll be passionate about doing the best job for the communities we serve
  • A big picture thinker with a long-term vision for the future whilst tackling issues of today
  • A contemporary, inspiring leader that empowers the team and volunteers
  • Knowledge and respect for the Treaty of Waitangi and Te ao Māori and the ability to lead others in its practical, day to day application as we continue our journey together
  • An outstanding communicator with high EQ, capable of navigating complex relationships and working collaboratively to influence others
  • An innovative and creative thinker who is able to adapt to the changing needs of the sector, our members and the community we serve
  • A deep understanding of the not-for-profit sector either through previous roles you’ve held or adjacent mahi
What you’ll receive
  • A dedicated team environment that supports personal growth and work/life balance
  • Reporting to a board that is diverse, collaborative and clear on the kaupapa
  • Opportunity to innovate, grow and develop to make lasting change to the lives of those we serve
  • The opportunity to make your mark and lead GRG to its next phase
We have partnered with Kin to find the right person for this key role, please apply with your CV and cover letter or if you’d like to find out more before applying please contact [email protected].
Job type
  • Executive Management
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Auckland