We invite you to nominate that extra special volunteer/s from your organisation who you would like to see acknowledged in 2020
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.
Seasons for Growth Small Group Facilitator (Companion)
DescriptionThis is an education program to support 6-18 year olds who have experienced grief, loss and significant change in their families. The Companion role involves working in pairs to facilitate small groups of 3-6 youngsters for 9 one-hour weekly sessions, run mainly in schools, during the school day, or after school. Sessions cover topics like changes, stories of loss, feelings, choices and self-care.
Hours3 hours per week for every 9 week program Volunteer can choose how many groups to facilitate each year
Skill requirementsEnjoyment and understanding of young people Ability in small group work Listening and communicating skills Literacy Any prior education in the field is valuable
Personality requirementsReliability, flexibility, team player, empathy, self awareness, sense of humour Commitment to young peoples' safety and wellbeing