The Heartland Otago Southland Life Education Trust is a charitable community-based trust, responsible for overseeing the delivery of Life Education services to the children and schools of our catchment area. They educate and empower children to make healthy choices so they can live full and healthy lives. Every year they teach over 250,000 children about their body, friendships, their identity, food and nutrition and helpful and harmful substances.
They are one of 32 community trusts delivering these services across New Zealand, with the support of the national body, Life Education Trust (NZ). Life Education’s mascot is Harold the Giraffe.
They are currently seeking a Trust Treasurer. The collective role of the Trustees is to ensure the Life Education programme is delivered to our communities. This involves key responsibilities such as:
They hope volunteers will gain the following:
The successful volunteer candidate will have the following skills and attributes:
They meet once per month for approximately 2 hours, generally in the Roxburgh area. Due to the mix of governance and management activities required, a time commitment of 4-6 hours per month outside of these meetings is likely.
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.
Committee & Board