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About us

Volunteering New Plymouth promotes and recognises the importance of volunteers and volunteering within our community. We do this by being a single point of contact for the recruitment and training of volunteers, the promotion of good practice in volunteer management and the recognition of the contribution of volunteers to the community. We aim to help organisations recruit and retain volunteers and we support existing volunteers through free or low-cost training in order to increase their efficiency, effectiveness and capacity.

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Events and Trainings

Volunteering New Plymouth runs a number of events and workshops to support the not for profit sector.

These include Volunteer Awareness Week activities, our annual Volunteer Awards, volunteer managers' recognition events, volunteer 'speed dating' and the volunteers barbeque traditionally held in December.

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Latest role

Van Driver Assistant

Ref: #00358


This is a new role where we would like to have a volunteer helping with the pickup and dropping off of members, YOU WON'T BE DRIVING THE VAN, you will be assisting the driver with the walkers and members in and out of the van.


9am TO 10.30am or 3pm to 4pm

Skill requirements

Communication skills when talking to people Professionalism. Teamwork Time management. Positive attitude. Willingness to help.

Personality requirements

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