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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

Start Line MC Assistant

Ref: #00269


Be at the start of everyone’s epic journey! The start line is a busy Place and can be a bit pressured as everyone prepares for this Epic event. Support the MC at the start line, you will supply information to MC about Participants and assist MC where needed. Volunteers will need to be Fully Vaccinated and provide proof before commencing their roles.


6 hours Saturday 26th March 4am – 10 am

Skill requirements

Fun, enjoy fast paced environment of busy event start line. Able to navigate computer systems and keep information flowing.

Personality requirements

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