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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

Area Coordinators - Fitzroy, Merrilands & Stratford

Ref: #00345


We are seeking fantastic Area Coordinators for our Pink Ribbon Street Appeal! As an Area Coordinator, you will oversee multiple sites within your town/suburb and manage a team of volunteers to collect funds for BCFNZ on Friday 28th and/or Saturday 29th October 2022. Over the appeal weekend you will distribute stock to your volunteers, troubleshoot any issues (should they arise) and bank the funds donated in your area. We provide you with everything you will need for the role, including a detailed brief, access to a volunteer roster system, plenty of (pink!) stock, collection permits and banking materials.


Approximately 8am to 6pm on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th October, additional hours in the lead-up to the appeal

Skill requirements

• Enthusiasm and passion for the BCFNZ cause • Great communication skills • Driver’s licence and access to a car

Personality requirements

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