Volunteering New Plymouth runs a number of events and trainings to support the not for profit sector. These include Volunteer Awareness Week activities, our annual Volunteer Recognition Awards, Volunteer Managers' recognition events, Volunteer 'snap shots' and the Volunteers Thank You event.
Vehicle Maintenance Manager
We need a dedicated team member that is looking for a challenge in their retirement. The very minimum would be to ensure that our 2 vans are washed each week, oil water checked and the log book has been completed. Depending on the availability and desire to step into other areas would be discussed upon interview. There are Health & Safety areas that need to be oversighted, some general handyman tasks, but primary role is the up keep of the vans.
Toy Library volunteer
Do you love people and kids? Do have a spare 2-4 hours per week, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The Taranaki Toy Library in Fitzroy is hunting for volunteers as we move into 2024. You could be a fit retiree, a stay-at-home parent who would like to stay connected to the workforce and have some baby-free time while supporting our community or anything else! As a permanent helper, you will mainly be checking our returned toys. This role involves confident reading and counting, good customer service skills together with attention to detail and of course you would enjoy being around children. Computer literacy would be a bonus but not essential. If you would like to know more, we would love to hear from you! We provide all training and a super friendly team of 8 other long-term helpers. Lots of our regular helpers are staying for years. (Regular volunteers are considered for an honorary membership to borrow toys after helping for a while). Our Toy Library actively promotes play as being essential to the development of children. We are in Fitzroy and run by a couple of coordinators with the help of permanent session helpers and some parents who help occasionally, alongside a committee and trustees. We have over 1700 toys that can be borrowed on a regular basis by our members. If you have time to spare we would love to hear from you!