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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

Hawera Volunteer Receptionist

Ref: #00380


Purpose of the Role: The work is usually performed at the front office desk to receive and greet any visitors, and patients, and to answer telephone calls. However there will be other tasks throughout the centre.


Morning shift Afternoon shift Office hours 10am - 3pm

Skill requirements

Positive, friendly, outgoing nature Able to maintain confidentiality A team worker who is Calm and confident Honest, trustworthy, reliable and punctual Computer literate with key board skills

Personality requirements

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