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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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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Times are changing

By the time you read this we will have been in lockdown level 4 for one week. So what next?

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Latest role


Ref: #00086


Role description: Providing admin support to the trust, mainly around the monthly trust meeting, the AGM and a bit of correspondence. main tasks are: * coordinating meetings when needed (usually happen on the first Tuesday of the month at 1:30pm, though this is flexible) * Emailing a reminder & agenda before the meeting * Taking minutes during the meeting and distributing to committee members * Electronically filing documents * Maintaining the trusts files Monitoring and filing relevant incoming communications (mainly via email)


Once a month meeting (1.5hrs) Other tasks in own time

Skill requirements

Specific skills: * Computer literate: Microsoft word and emails - mandatory, very basic PDF and excel - advantage * Organisational abilities

Personality requirements

Personality requirements: * good communication skills * Organised personality

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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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