Volunteering New Zealand is on the hunt for an Operations and Administration Coordinator.

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Volunteering is a huge part of who Aotearoa New Zealand is as a nation.  At Volunteering New Zealand | Tūao Aotearoa, we are kaitiaki of Mahi Aroha, and our vision is to empower our incredible team of 2.5 million volunteers to continue to enrich the lives of communities around Aotearoa New Zealand.  
The values | uara that drive us are:  

  • To care, nurture and grow | manaakitanga
  • To build connections and enduring relationships | whanaungatanga
  • To inspire by example | tūao
  • To hold ourselves to the highest standard | whaiwhakaaro

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role  
This is a permanent part time role (24- 32 hours) where you will have a wide range of responsibilities and will be a key enabler for our small but mighty team. 

Highly organised with a keen eye for detail, you will contribute to the processes, resources, events and campaigns that we develop. You will get the opportunity to work across different and interesting projects throughout the year. From organising our national conference, to campaigns such as national volunteer week and supporting us to develop training resources – you’ll play a key supporting role in enabling our team to turn ideas into action.  

You’ll also provide support across marketing and social media activities.  
Key responsibilities:  

  • Providing administrative support – organise travel, diary management, set up meetings, answer email queries
  • Minute taking and preparing board papers
  • Contribute to project planning and event organisation
  • Database and internal systems management
  • Help keep our website updated and current
  • Posting on social media
  • Keeping Mailchimp distribution lists and stakeholder network lists up to date
  • Coordinate digital marketing campaigns

Kōrero mōu – About you   
This role is the heart of our office, and we are seeking a self-starter who thrives in a varied role where everyone pitches in. You will ideally bring experience in a similar role, along with a genuine desire to have a positive impact on others through your work.   

You love anything tech and if there is a glitch – we can count on you to resolve it! 

You will bring: 

  • A natural ability with technology and systems
  • Experience in administration, operations, or office management
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel
  • Experience using Dropbox, MailChimp, Xero (ideal)
  • Some experience with marketing coordination
  • A+ written and verbal communication skills (proof-reading)
  • Strong attention to detail and an organised approach to your work
  • A commitment to te Tiriti
  • An understanding of, and affinity with, other cultures
  • A proactive approach with the ability to identify potential problems and find solutions
  • A thirst for learning and continual improvement
  • A self-starter, self-managing and proven organisational skills
  • Experience with volunteering and commitment within the not-for-profit sector
  • Project management experience (desirable).

Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply  
If you’ve been searching for a fantastic part time role with real purpose, look no further. Please apply now with your CV and a cover letter letting us know a bit about you and what you’d bring to the role. Applications close as soon as we find the right person– apply now, we’d love to hear from you!

We’ve partnered with Kin to help fill this position.  For any questions, please reach out to Jamie on jamie.edmundson@kin.co.nz