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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

Counter Person

Ref: #00249


The opportunity for multiple individuals to work behind our counter that are passionate about people and customer service, who would love To gain transferable cash handling and retail customer service skills has presented itself. You will be a part of a diverse team that believes in our community and loves having the opportunity to give back You will also be responsible for providing excellent customer service to our in store customers and those who donate goods. Full training will be provided and a reference to support you in moving on to your future career We can also enrol you in a retail course that allows you to gain NZQA credits and rewards you with a certificate in retail and customer service. Reliability and set days weekly would be a huge advantage for us.


8:30am -5pm

Skill requirements

Preferably cash handling skills and customer service skills, efficiency, punctuality

Personality requirements

Friendly and willing to provide excellent customer service, can do attitude

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