Work for Us or Volunteer

There are many people who support us to do the mahi that we do as an organisation and achieve our vision. Find out more about how you can get involved!

Volunteer Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Volunteer

InsideOUT is always looking for new volunteers to get involved!

Youth Volunteers

We are currently seeking Youth Volunteers.

We are always on the lookout for youth (under 27) to join our volunteer team. We need people with organisers and creatives! Our volunteers take on tasks of facilitating workshops, hosting our radio show, filming and editing, graphic design and supporting events and campaigns.

The majority of our volunteering opportunities are based in Wellington, Palmerston North, Auckland, Taranaki, Southland and Canterbury but we invite you to get in touch if you live elsewhere and have skills/time to offer!

Email our Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinators, neo@insideout.org.nz (for Wellington + South Island) or edie@insideout.org.nz (North Island excluding Wellington) with any questions.

Board members

We currently have two vacancies on our board.

Executive Advisor (Tangata Whenua)

InsideOUT Kōaro currently has one Executive Advisor (Tangata Whenua) role available on the Board of Trustees. This means the opening will be given to Māori or held open until a suitable Māori applicant applies, as part of our commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and ensuring tangata whenua are represented in our governance.

Applicants must be older than 27 and can be based anywhere in Aotearoa.

For more information, download the full role description.

Alongside general board member responsibilities (see below), our Executive Advisor would:

  • Provide guidance and knowledge to the Youth Trustees and the Managing Director.
  • Act as tuākana to the Youth Trustees and provide the skill sets and experience that someone age 27 or under may not have yet.
  • Have an understanding of the experiences of rainbow young people in Aotearoa.
  • Often have previous experience governing organisations, and may (though are not required to) bring skills like human resources, legal training, financial experience, and other governance experience to the Board table.
  • Foster the youth-focused kaupapa of InsideOUT Kōaro by prioritising youth voices and decision-making.

Youth Trustee (Tangata Whenua)

InsideOUT Kōaro currently has one Youth Trustee (Tangata Whenua) role available on the Board of Trustees. This means the opening will be given to Māori or held open until a suitable Māori applicant applies, as part of our commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and ensuring tangata whenua are represented in our governance.

Applicants must be aged 27 or under and can be based anywhere in Aotearoa.

For more information, download the full role description.

Alongside general board member responsibilities (see below), our Youth Trustees would:

  • Be familiar with the strengths and challenges that rainbow young people in Aotearoa face.
  • Work as part of the team to honour our commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • Represent the organisation in an official capacity as required.
  • No experience required, however knowledge of InsideOUT and the structure of governance boards would be an advantage.
  • Contribute to the vision, mission, and values of InsideOUT.
  • Attend regular meetings.

The general role of a board member is to support the following processes:

  • Set and maintain vision, mission and values, and develop strategy
  • Establish and monitor relevant policies and procedures
  • Ensure moral and legal compliance and accountability with relevant organisations
  • Maintain proper fiscal oversight
  • Select, manage, and support staff in their roles, and evaluate performance
  • Maintain effective board performance through member conduct and utilising development opportunities
  • Promote InsideOUT as ambassadors and work to protect the reputation of the charity
  • Be familiar with the strengths and challenges that sexuality, sex and gender minority youth in Aotearoa face
  • Support InsideOUT to uphold our commitment to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Represent the organisation in an official capacity as required
  • No experience required, however knowledge of InsideOUT and the structure of governance boards would be an advantage
  • Contribute to the vision, mission, and values of InsideOUT
  • Regular meeting attendance (Hours per month – 6 -15)

The ongoing commitments are:

  • Attending a three hour board meeting at a set time monthly (usually 6-9pm on the second Tuesday of each month)
  • Attending occasional additional meetings throughout the year eg. strategic planning days, trainings
  • Allowance for meeting one on one or in sub-committees with board members or staff as needed
  • Approximately up to one hours worth of responding to board business via e-mail weekly.

Email our Board Chairperson brock@insideout.org.nz to express your interest or get more info!

Work For Us

We occasionally have paid positions come up in different regions. Read on to find out about opportunities to join our staff! InsideOUT is an inclusive organisation and we value diversity. Applications will be considered regardless of ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexuality, physical or mental ability.

 We are still accepting applications for our Schools Coordinator roles in Tairāwhiti/Gisborne and Whanganui. To learn more about these roles, see the full job listing.

We are currently seeking casual facilitators to be contracted to support the delivery of rainbow and takatāpui competency training to the mental health and addiction sector. To learn more, see the full job listing.