Ministry of Social Development invites applications to join new Community Advisory Group
Tue 01 Oct 2019
The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) is inviting applications to join a new Community Advisory Group. Applications close at 9am on Monday 14 October 2019.
MSD's Kotahitanga - Working with our partners and stakeholders October newsletter provides further information.
The newsletter states:
"We want to improve the way we work with community service providers to achieve our shared outcomes.
This is part of a cross-agency activity led by MSD and Oranga Tamariki aimed at growing and supporting a successful social services and community sector. This is focusing in particular on how we can grow better outcomes from better commissioning.
We’re looking for up to 12 people to join a new Community Advisory Group which will give communities a voice and opportunity to input into this work.
We’re looking for people from diverse backgrounds, who are able to share perspectives from their community and/or provide an NGO viewpoint. The Community Advisory Group will have four one-day meetings between October 2019 and August 2020, when the group’s work will finish.
Members will be paid a fee to participate. Anyone interested in being considered for this group is asked to send an email with responses to the two questions below to Community_Information_CPP@msd.govt.nz by 9am on Monday 14 October 2019.
- Why do you want to be involved with this group? (200 word limit)
- What skills and experience can you offer to the group? (400 word limit)
In addition, you may wish to provide us with your CV or LinkedIn profile, but please note this is not required. You may also send us a video to a maximum size of 4MB answering the above questions. If you have any queries about the process, function of the group or what’s involved, please email us at Community_Information_CPP@msd.govt.nz"