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VOLUNTEER CO-ORDINATOR part-time (20 hours p/wk Mon-Fri) Newtown location

Mary Potter Hospice is proud to be regarded as one of Wellington’s most loved and trusted charities. For over 30 years, the Hospice has been caring for people and their family/whanau. We are a great place to work; we offer excellent working conditions, together with a friendly and motivated team environment.

Volunteers are an integral part of the Hospice operation and we would not be able to achieve our work without them.

This important role is responsible for coordinating the 260 volunteers who work in various roles in our inpatient unit in Newtown, and has up to five volunteers reporting directly to it.

The role includes:

  • Recruiting and selecting volunteers
  • Rostering
  • Organising events e.g. volunteer orientation, long service awards
  • Arranging volunteers for one off events or special circumstances
  • Managing offers of assistance from employee volunteers
  • Preparing data and statistics for reporting purposes

We are looking for someone with excellent relationship management and communication skills, strong administration skills and the ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced role. Being experienced working with volunteers and databases would be an advantage.

Click to obtain the Job Description and application form here. Please send a cover letter, CV and application form by Friday 28 April 2017 to Christine Hanks, Mary Potter Hospice, PO Box 7442, Newtown 6242 or email

For further information phone Lichelle Evans 04 381 0475