Volunteer Recognition Awards 2020

We invite you to nominate that extra special volunteer/s from your organisation who you would like to see acknowledged in 2020

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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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Latest role

Volunteer Swim Coach

Ref: #00136


* Do you enjoy swimming * Are you a keen swimmer * Have you swum competitively * Would you like to gain work experience * Being a member of a team We are seeking adult and Years 10-13 volunteer swim coaches for our upcoming Summer Season. - Volunteer swim coaches work in the water alongside our experienced coaches during our Learn to Swim and Pre-Competitive swim lessons. - Volunteer swim coaches assist with the same groups each week. - Lessons are after school on Mondays and Wednesdays, 3.45pm-6pm from late October through to mid December and early February through to late March.


3.45pm to 6.00pm During school terms 4 & 1

Skill requirements

Previous experience in coaching preferred

Personality requirements

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Events and Workshops

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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