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Pacific Creative Wellbeing Activator

Job details

Ōtautahi Creative Spaces Trust
10 Dec 2021
Work type
Part time employment, Fixed Term
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Pasifika, Visual Arts


Ōtautahi Creative Spaces harnesses the power of creativity to support people with experience of mental distress in Ōtautahi to thrive. We use the visual arts as a strengths-based tool to build social connection, identity and wellbeing.

We recognise the need for Pacific people to feel welcome and comfortable in the programmes we offer. We want to improve our relationships and engagement with Pacific people and communities.

Are you an active networker and seeking an opportunity to work within the creative wellbeing sector? 

We are looking for a dynamic person who understands the connection between culture, identity and creative practice to strengthen wellbeing. 

You'll have strong connections with Pacific communities in Christchurch. 

With a passion for the arts and cultures of Te Moananui a Kiwa, you'll bring an interest in and knowledge of Pacific arts. You’ll have your own visual arts practice, and experience inspiring others as an arts educator. You’ll have an awareness of the impact of trauma and mental distress and the confidence to support others to explore their creative world, both in groups and independently.

This is a new role, funded by Manatū Taonga, Ministry for Culture and Heritage, and is offered as a fixed term employment contract, of 15 hours a week, for three years.

For more information, please contact:

Kim Morton, Director 022 064 7963

How to apply

Please send your CV and a letter telling us what you'd bring to this role, along with a photo or a link to an artwork you've created, to 


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Ōtautahi Creative Spaces

23 Nov 2021