Jobs at LIFE


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Children's Pastor - LIFE Central

Position Summary:

The Central Campus Children’s Pastor is responsible for Adventure Kids at LIFE’s Central Campus. This includes being the pastor to kids associated with this campus and building relationships with families. Key aspects include supervision of Central Adventure Kids staff and students and taking responsibility for growing and mentoring leaders and team. Overall delivery of the of the Sunday programme, contributing to Adventure Kids programme development as well as playing a key role in events and conferences are also key elements.

The Role:

  • To manage other Central Adventure Kids staff.
  • Recruit and onboard appropriate leaders and team to the Central Adventure Kids team.
  • To build relationship with Central Adventure Kids team and the families with kids who attend LIFE Central.
  • To meet with and mentor leaders in the Central Adventure Kids team.
  • To provide pastoral care to leaders, team and families when required and in conjunction with the relevant Connection Pastors.
  • Plan and outwork the Adventure Kids programme for Sunday services across pre-school and primary.
  • To ensure that LIFE’s child protection policies are being correctly applied – including Police Vetting, Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.

You:

  • Have a passion for children and families.
  • Have experience working with children and preferably qualifications in teaching.
  • Are a team player, collaborative in nature and has 5+ years’ experience in managing staff and/or teams.
  • Are approachable, engaging and able to relate well to both children, team and parents.
  • Are driven by a strong creative/innovation instinct. Creative by nature and always looking for new ways to do familiar things.

Location:  LIFE Central, Mt Eden
Work type:  Full-Time

What to expect:

After you have applied, you will receive an email acknowledging your application. We will review your application and if you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the hiring manager and invited for an interview.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

LIFE Community Kitchens Volunteer Coordinator

Position Summary:

The LIFE Community team is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to take responsibility for the experience, care, and collaborative growth of all LIFE Community Kitchens volunteers.
With 8 locations across Tāmaki Makaurau, LIFE Community Kitchens aim to ensure that the most vulnerable families do not go hungry. Each LIFE Community Kitchen location is situated in lower-income areas of our city and is serving up to 150-300 meals each week.

The Role:

Through a passion and drive to see people’s lives impacted, you will carry responsibility of our volunteer teams and leaders throughout Auckland while carrying LIFE Community values and culture.
Duties include but not limited to:

  • Volunteer Leader coordination
  • Volunteer database management
  • Volunteer training, gathering or special activation planning and execution

You:

This position requires:

Experience in:

  • Administration
  • People management
  • Experience in communicating at all levels

Specific competencies:

  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Work well under pressure
  • Great relationship skills
  • Ability to work with a variety of stakeholders in various organisations

Location: LIFE Head Office, Mt Eden and LIFE Community Kitchen locations across Tāmaki Makaurau.

Work type: Permanent, full-time. (Monday – Friday)

What to expect:

After you have applied, you will receive an email acknowledging your application. We will review your application and if you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the hiring manager and invited for an interview.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

Kitchen Assistant - LIFE Community

Position Summary:

Our LIFE Community team is looking for a Kitchen Assistant to provide assistance to the LIFE Community Chef. The Kitchen Assistant will oversee food preparation, support ordering, stocking, organising storage and cleanliness of the kitchen & storage area and possibly delivering food to Community Kitchen locations.

This is a full-time, 5-day a week position, Monday to Friday.

The Role:

  • Supporting on planning menus and ordering food.
  • Organising deliveries and liaising with suppliers.
  • Organising and stocking all delivery in storage alongside the LIFE Community Kitchen Chef.
  • Assisting the LIFE Community Chef prepare, cook meals.
  • Keeping the kitchen up to LIFE and Health & Safety standards.
  • Support ordering requirements, times and service details as requested.
  • Carrying out clear delivery instructions/plans and responsibilities.
  • Operate as back-up driver to Community Kitchen locations across Auckland when needed.

The role reports to the LIFE Community Kitchen Chef.

You:

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, able to take initiative and be a flexible team player.

They will hold a Certificate or Diploma in Culinary arts or cookery level 4-5 (Preferred) and be competent in the areas of food safety and menu engineering.

They will have a minimum of 2 years in a similar position or experience cooking a large number of meals (up to 600-800) per day.

Location: LIFE Central, Mt Eden, Auckland

Work type: Permanent, full-time.

What to expect:

After you have applied, you will receive an email acknowledging your application. We will review your application and if you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the hiring manager and invited for an interview.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

IT Support Assistant

Position Summary:

LIFE is looking for a talented and passionate IT Support Assistant to join our IT team for a fixed period to cover a staff member who will be on parental leave. This is a fast paced and varied role that will be responsible for meeting the day to day IT support requirements across our LIFE campuses.

The Role:

This role is key to enabling the outworking of IT systems at LIFE. The key outputs of the role are:

  • IT Support – providing proactive IT Support to Church, Business, Kingdom and Community focuses of the LIFE Group on a daily basis.
  • Training – setting up and training new users (staff, students, volunteers)
  • Digital Technologies – exploring and implementing digital technologies to enrich and enhance the end users’ experience across LIFE.
  • Asset Management – maintaining a database of IT assets that are currently used by entities within LIFE.
  • User/Device Management – keeping users and devices up to date within LIFE.
  • Projects – assisting the LIFE IT Team with IT projects across LIFE as required.

You:

You will have the ability to hit the ground running and learn new tools and systems quickly. We are looking for the following competencies:

  • Proven working experience in IT, providing low-mid support and troubleshooting services
  • User Management with Active Directory & Office 365 Admin Centre
  • Office 365 technologies such as SharePoint, Teams & the Power Platform
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail, strong analytical problem-solving skills and the ability to cope well under pressure
  • Strong time management and workload management skills

Location: LIFE Central, Mt Eden
Work type: Fixed-Term | Full Time Employment (5 days)

What to expect:

After you have applied, you will receive an email acknowledging your application. We will review your application and if you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the hiring manager and invited for an interview.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

IT Support Engineer

Position Summary:

LIFE is looking for a talented and highly skilled IT Support Engineer to join our passionate IT team. This is a fast paced and varied role that develops, maintains, and administers a wide range of technologies across our LIFE Campuses.

The Role:

This role is key to enabling the outworking of IT systems at LIFE. The key outputs of the role are:

  • Providing Tier 2 and 3 IT Support to Staff at Students at LIFE
  • Assisting the LIFE IT Support Team with direction and input into resolving Tier 1 IT Support cases
  • Assisting in providing high level IT Support direction to LIFE’s External Entities and liaise with their third party supplies as required
  • Outworking and maintaining LIFE’s network core across its New Zealand sites
  • Assisting in maintaining the fleet on devices across LIFE
  • Assisting in the planning, budgeting and outworking of the LIFE IT Capex Budgets
  • Managing and outworking projects that align with IT Strategic Plan

You:

You will have the ability hit the ground running and learn new tools and systems quickly. We are looking for someone who:

  • Has 5+ years’ industry experience
  • Has core IT Support and Troubleshooting experience
  • Experience with management of Aruba Network hardware in a managed environment
  • Experienced in Office365 and Azure environments
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail, strong analytical problem-solving skills and the ability to cope well under pressure
  • Strong time management and workload management skills
  • A high level of attention to detail and the ability to cope well under pressure

Location: LIFE Central, Mt Eden
Work type: Full Time Employment (5 days)

What to expect:

After you have applied, you will receive an email acknowledging your application. We will review your application and if you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the hiring manager and invited for an interview.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

Community Facilities Technician

Position Summary:

LIFE has an exciting opportunity for a Community Facilities Technician to join our Facilities team. Reporting to the Assistant Facilities Manager you will be responsible for maintaining LIFE’s three Community facilities to a professional standard.

This is a permanent, full-time position with a Monday – Friday work pattern.

The Role:

As the Community Facilities Technician you will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Managing relationships with key external contractors to LIFE
  • Managing budget spend
  • Scheduled and proactive maintenance
  • Working closely with the rest of the Facilities team
  • Managing relationships with the Entity managers and Head of Community

You:

The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence. We are looking for someone who:

  • Has strong building maintenance experience
  • Elevated Work Platform license (preferable)
  • Forklift license (preferable)
  • Height and harness training (preferable)
  • A friendly, approachable and a professional manner
  • Punctual, organised and practical

Location: LIFE, Mount Eden, Auckland
Work type: Full-time, Permanent

What to expect:

After you have applied, you will receive an email acknowledging your application. We will review your application and if you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the hiring manager and invited for an interview.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

Content Creator

Position Summary:

The Communications team at LIFE are looking for a multi-platform storyteller and creative thinker with strong digital nous to join the team as a Content Creator. You will be a part of concepting, curating, producing and implementing content for social channels and beyond.

This is a full-time position, Monday to Friday.

The Role:

As the Content Creator you are the champion of LIFE’s online and social presence. You will be a digital storyteller using visual (video + still), written and experiential elements to influence the perception of LIFE’s brand and events, ultimately to serve the vision of impacting our generation with the reality of Jesus.

In this role, you will:

  • Create and manage ongoing content plans across social platforms
  • Capture and create content across our LIFE events, initiatives and campaigns, including video, photography and/or copywriting.
  • Monitor and maintain conversations across our social platforms.
  • Assist the wider communications team in campaign shoots.
  • Input into the overall content strategy across LIFE.
  • Assist with copywriting for website or print collateral.
  • Engage volunteer teams with content opportunities.

You:

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, proactive, flexible, be a team player with a collaborative spirit and know instinctively what engages people in this ever-changing digital world. We are looking for someone who:

  • Keeps on the leading edge of cultural, industry and tech trends in order to create content that people want to engage with.
  • Has an excellent command of English and pride yourself on excellence in writing, even when typing on your phone.
  • Is fluent in the language of gifs, memes, emojis and whatever is trending.
  • Is driven by a creative/innovation instinct.
  • Is ideally experienced in video content creation and graphic design.
  • Is a people-person and knows how to rally people around you to strengthen your weaknesses.

Location: Head Office, Mount Eden, Auckland
Work type: Full-time, Permanent

What to expect:

After you have applied, you will receive an email acknowledging your application. We will review your application and if you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the hiring manager and invited for an interview.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

Marketing Manager

Position Summary:

LIFE has recently created the exciting new role of Marketing Manager within its Communications Team.

The Marketing Manager will deliver marketing strategy and outwork key initiatives and campaigns across the four focus areas of LIFE: Church, Community, Kingdom and Business. Reporting to the Communications Director, this is significant role, leading a brand management team in coordinating and executing brand and seasonal campaigns.

The role will be instrumental in growing and developing our Assistant Brand Managers and seeing creative ideas and campaigns come to life. The day-to-day will centre around supporting and developing the team, maintaining a level of excellence across all digital and physical touch points, bringing marketing plans to fruition and ensuring that all deliverables are provided in a timely manner.

You will work closely with the Digital, Graphic Design, Content and Film & Television teams.

Your creative flair and curiosity mean that you’ll be watching the industry and gleaning ideas from other churches, not-for-profit organisations and corporates alike, bringing ideas to the table and looking for ways to improve the experience for our end users and audiences.

The Role:

The Marketing Manager role encompasses three key areas of responsibility:

  1. Effective management and development of the brand management team.
  2. Driving brand and campaign development for LIFE brands and initiatives.
  3. Execution of marketing calendar for the brand portfolio.

The Marketing Manager reports to the Communications Director who is part of LIFE’s Executive Team.

You:

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, proactive, highly-organised, be a team player with a collaborative spirit and a passion to grow and develop people. We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a skilled manager and knows how to grow and develop people.
  • Is a details person, even under pressure.
  • Enjoys a fast-paced working environment – you probably get a rush when ticking items off a to-do list!
  • Speaks the language of “digital” and isn’t overwhelmed by the ever-changing changing digital landscape.
  • Is not afraid to roll their sleeves up and do whatever it takes to get the job done – you might need to get creative, but that is part of what makes the job fun.
  • Can keep many plates spinning at once – with relationships across many departments, not all our Calendars are synced so you’ll need to be able to multi-task with grace.
  • Has an excellent command of English and pride yourself on excellence in writing, even when typing on your phone.

Location: LIFE Head Office, Mt Eden, Auckland
Work type: Permanent Full-Time (Monday – Friday)

What to expect:

After you have applied, you will receive an email acknowledging your application. We will review your application and if you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the hiring manager and invited for an interview.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].



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