Housing Advice Centre

Community Organisation

Housing Advice Centre
77 King Street
Palmerston North 4410
34 days ago

Part Time Fixed Term Position Avaliable

The Team from Housing Advice Centre

Housing Advice Centre administers the Manawatū Ready-to-rent programme and is looking for an
Organiser for a part-time, fixed term position.

Ready-to-rent is a programme for people wanting to rent, to help them gain skills, knowledge and an understanding about what it means to be a good tenant.
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Housing Advice Centre administers the Manawatū Ready-to-rent programme and is looking for an
Organiser for a part-time, fixed term position.

Ready-to-rent is a programme for people wanting to rent, to help them gain skills, knowledge and an understanding about what it means to be a good tenant.

We are seeking an organiser who can take responsibility for running the Ready-to-rent programme from February to December 2020.

This is an opportunity for someone who likes people; is organised and enjoys collecting and analysing data to produce reports.

A minimum of five hours per week is envisaged for most of the year going to up to 20 hours on the week when the programme is running.

It would be helpful if you have access to a reliable car.



Specifically, we are looking for someone with the following skills/experiences:

 Able to set up and administer data to create reports.

 Previous experience in working with people with a warm and caring manner.

 Well organised

 Good communication skills

 Agile and strong enough to set up and clean a training space and kitchen

 Able to interact in a non-judgemental way with all types of people regardless of their

background

 The ability to make a good scone (or similar) would be welcomed.



Applicants for this position should have New Zealand residency or a valid NZ work visa.

The successful applicant will have to undertake a vetting process.



The job description for this role can be found attached and on our website: Https://www.housingadvice.org.nz
Please apply by 3pm Wednesday 29th January 2020 at housingadvice@gmail.com or post to or drop off at Housing Advice Centre 77 King Street

Palmerston North 4410.

Ready-2-rent Job Description 2020.pdf Download View

401 days ago

Lodging a Bond

The Team from Housing Advice Centre

Any bond a landlord takes from a tenant must be lodged with Tenancy Services within 23 working days of receiving the payment.
A bond cannot be more than 4 weeks rent, but it is totally okay not to charge a bond or charge less than 4 weeks.
Bonds can be lodged via the Tenancy Services website … View more
Any bond a landlord takes from a tenant must be lodged with Tenancy Services within 23 working days of receiving the payment.
A bond cannot be more than 4 weeks rent, but it is totally okay not to charge a bond or charge less than 4 weeks.
Bonds can be lodged via the Tenancy Services website (you will need a PDF of the bond lodgement form) or via cheque mailed to Tenancy Services.

For more help contact the Housing Advice Centre 06 358 4875 or Tenancy Services 0800 TENANCY

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427 days ago

Help Over The Christmas Break

The Team from Housing Advice Centre

The HOUSING ADVICE CENTRE (06 3584875) is closed from the 21 December and reopens on January the 7th.
The MANAWATU TENANTS UNION (06 357 7435) is closed from the 21 December and reopens on the 22 of January
TENANCY SERVICES (0800 TENANCY) is closed from the 25 December and reopens on January the … View more
The HOUSING ADVICE CENTRE (06 3584875) is closed from the 21 December and reopens on January the 7th.
The MANAWATU TENANTS UNION (06 357 7435) is closed from the 21 December and reopens on the 22 of January
TENANCY SERVICES (0800 TENANCY) is closed from the 25 December and reopens on January the 3rd.
If you are needing help in between these times you can try the CITIZEN'S ADVICE BUREAU on the ground floor of Hancock Community House.

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519 days ago

Changes to the Healthy Homes Act

The Team from Housing Advice Centre

Along with the Residental Tenancies Act proposed changes, the Healthy Homes Act is also in it's consultation phase. These will have a big impact on renters and landlords so make sure you check them out :) You can make a submission, provide feedback or do a survey.

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541 days ago

Review of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986

The Team from Housing Advice Centre

The RTA is currently being reviewed and a number of changes are planned- to find out more information follow the link below. You can also put your ideas forward by providing a submission, feedback, or filling out their online survey.

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