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.
Stroke Health Educator
DescriptionThe primary purpose of the role is health promotion - focused on building a stroke savvy society in New Zealand by providing information and education to individuals, groups and also at exhibitions. This is a new opportunity to provide support to our Taranaki based Community Stroke Adviser. The role will appeal to anyone wishing to gain experience and skills in health education and/or community work. The role will involve building relationships with others within the health, business or community settings.
Hours4 to 6 hours per week
Skill requirementsA basic understanding of stroke and/or health is preferable Good communication skills. An understanding of the philosophy of volunteerism. Computer literacy. Flexibility. Good time management. Report writing, Evaluation, Assess potential audiences, Confident and comfortable working with groups.
Personality requirementsBeing passionate, professional and knowledgeable in the role. Honest and accountable. Self-motivating and pro-active Culturally sensitive. Good sense of humour. Well presented, flexible, confident and genuine.