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May 2021 - Trustee positions

Dwell Housing Trust is seeking to appoint two to three new trustees to fill current vacancies and to allow for continuity when existing long-serving trustees conclude their terms.

We are seeking potential trustees with the following experience and skill sets:

  • property development, project management, architecture or construction management relevant to community housing developments
  • communications, marketing or lobbying
  • raising funds, have strong relevant networks and who enjoy networking

Dwell has significant projects underway to provide new quality housing in the Wellington region. We need trustees who can assist the board in fulfilling its governance role over these new projects and the ongoing growth of Dwell.

As well as your specialist skills you will have a social heart, be a sound strategic thinker, a strong people person and a great team player. It is desirable that you have a track record as a board member with a good knowledge of governance. The responsibilities and qualities of the trust board members, are listed in the role profile document.

Dwell has a minimum of eight board meetings each year including a strategic planning day. Most meetings are held early evening in Wellington CBD.

There is a lot of information about our great organisation on our website including biographies of our people, information about Dwell and what we do, and our latest annual report.

If you would like to speak with someone about Dwell and the role of trustee you are welcome to contact Keith Taylor, Chair at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 021 836419 or Alison Cadman, Chief Executive on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 027 554 2621.

To apply please email by Alison by 5pm on 30 June 2021 with:

  • Your up-to-date CV showing your career history and governance experience
  • A brief supporting statement detailing how you are a good candidate for trustee
  • A completed declaration form

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Dwell Housing Trust provides affordable, quality housing for people in need or on a low income. We are more than a landlord - we ensure our tenants have access to the support they need and want to live well, do well and be well.

We believe that affordable, stable and healthy housing is a fundamental right, and that appropriate housing has long-lasting benefits for the people living within those households and the wider community.

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Wellington 6142, New Zealand
 Level 5, 173-175 Victoria Street
Wellington, New Zealand