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Company/Business: OceansWatch
Job Title:Sustainable/Community Development Leader/s
Job Location: Auckland - New Zealand
County or nearby cities:Whangarei
Vanuatu
Employment Areas:
  • Social Work (Community, Community Worker)
  • Non-Profit (Aid, Volunteer)
Employment Type:Full Time
Posted:This Job Posting has Expired
Job Description & How to Apply Below
A lot of our work is on land. Our communities have many other more issues than just depleted marine resources so we are always looking at other ways to support them. We always need to do Socio-economic surveying, so that sort of experience helps us a lot. We use the SEM Pacifika guidelines as it’s a requirement of one of our potential funders. We need people who can be very sensitive to a community and individuals needs so that all stakeholders are included in decisions. Experience in small sustainable business or arts and crafts can help too as where we go unemployment is generally ~95%
This job is unpaid.

OceansWatch is an organisationwith a Vision of Healthy oceans and sustainable Island communities. Our Mission is that In partnership with Island communities we develop marine conservation plans, sustainable livelihood projects and support primary school education.

Our Activities include:We run expeditions aboard donated yachts.We encourage, facilitate and resource OceansWatch members with yachts to partner with volunteers to take part in OceansWatch projects.We undertake marine ecosystem monitoring surveys using International and our own methodologies.When a community requests it, we assist and educate them in Ecosystem Based Management of their reefs and the setting up of Marine Protected Areas that are resilient to Climate Change.We facilitate a schools partnership program that supports schools in developing countries.We assist communities in other ways, as requested to build their capacity to create a sustainable environment and sustainable livelihoods.

OceansWatch is:
OceansWatch is an international not-for-profit organisation that works with sailors, divers, scientists and the public to help Island communities to conserve their marine environments, develop sustainable livelihoods and access primary education.
Position Requirements
Skills / Industry Qualifications Required:
We need people who can be very sensitive to a community and individuals needs so that all stakeholders are included in decisions. Experience in small sustainable business or arts and crafts can help too.
Education Level Required: High School
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