More than 1.2 million Kiwis volunteer in our communities every year – step up to this opportunity to make a difference as our new Chief Executive.

Volunteering New Zealand is the national voice of volunteering, working to create an Aotearoa New Zealand that promotes, values and supports effective volunteering. A national membership organisation, Volunteering New Zealand is an influential leader in the community and voluntary sector.

We are looking for a strategic thinker and innovator to drive our well-established organisation through the next stage of growth.

With a remit that involves leading people, financials, strategy, programme development and stakeholder relations, you will ensure that Volunteering New Zealand effectively leads, values and champions volunteering.

The successful applicant will bring:

  • a passion for volunteering and solid understanding of voluntary sector issues
  • experience leading and inspiring teams of paid and volunteer staff
  • the ability to build effective relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders, including government
  • advocacy skills to bring about change
  • ideas and creativity for delivering on strategy
  • knowledge and understanding of te ao Maori
  • the ability to develop new and tap into existing funding sources
  • financial management skills
  • experience working with and reporting to committees or boards
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills including public speaking
  • understanding of and ability to interact with the media
  • an ability to optimise the use of technology and digital channels.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a positive impact on the evolving volunteer landscape in New Zealand.

Salary circa $100,000.

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Applications close Friday 20 July 2018.

Applications must be made on the Application Form and sent as a separate attachment along with your CV and covering letter to Jennifer Pelvin:

For more information contact Jennifer Pelvin – 021 491 456.