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Working with Whānau Ora

Whānau Ora is a culturally based, and whānau-centred approach to wellbeing focused on whānau (family group) as a whole, as the decision-makers who determine their goals and aspirations.
Building on the strengths and capabilities of whānau and wrapping the necessary services and support around them to get better outcomes and create positive changes. In areas such as health, education, housing, employment, improved standards of living and cultural identity.

Whānau are supported to fully realise the confidence, mana and the belief in self, family and community.

Culture and Opportunities

Here at Whānau Ora, everything we do is underpinned by our values, our Te Kawa o Whānau Ora and Te Kahau Ora. We can offer meaningful mahi that will support your desire to build services and programmes by, with and for whānau. You will walk alongside selfless community leaders, creating meaningful opportunities with and for whānau in your community. It takes great people to do this, people who care about what they do and those around them.

We can offer opportunities in Funding & Planning, Data & Digital Transformation, Project Management, Operations, and Relationship Management.

Employee Benefits

Whānau Ora have specialist staff who act as navigators and advocate for whānau. As new kaimahi, you are woven into a story far bigger than oneself. Our kaimahi are far more than just a number. They are whānau. As employers, we prioritize your well-being, with flexible work models available depending on the role.

Other benefits include:
  • Offering mahi in Te Reo me ngā Tikanga Māori
  • Competitive salaries and wages
  • Fun, supportive, and flexible teamworking environment
  • Ongoing opportunities, learning and career growth
  • West Auckland-based offices, near to public transport and shops
Come and join our Whānau!
“At WOCA you are in an environment that encourages you to be courageous and creative. You are supported to challenge the status quo and be part of making real and enduring change for Māori, by Māori with Māori.”
Rebecca Greenwood - Strategy & Change Management Lead, Wai-Atamai - Te Whānau O Waipareira