Volunteer Programme Coordinator

Date: 24 May 2024

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

•    Busy, dynamic role coordinating Maritime Museum's volunteer programs.
•    Inspiring environment working alongside passionate people, creating rewarding relationships.
•    Permanent, part-time opportunity working 32 hours across Monday to Friday


He angitūtanga: The opportunity
We have a fantastic opportunity available for someone seeking part time hours, to oversee and co-ordinate the ongoing delivery and development of the New Zealand Maritime Museum’s volunteer programme. Our volunteers are integral to the Museum’s culture, visitor experience and general running of the organisation. These passionate ambassadors of New Zealand’s maritime story contribute to over 20,000 hours per year.


In this dynamic and broad role, you will be responsible for volunteer recruitment as well as the induction, training, development and day-to-day management of our Volunteer Guides and Hosts, and the guided visitor tours.


Please click here to access the position description for this opportunity.


He kōrero mōu: About you
This is a busy and varied role where no days are the same! Ideally you will bring 2+ years of previous experience managing and coordinating large numbers of people, preferably volunteers. You’ll have strong organisational skills, a natural at multi-tasking and are comfortable working autonomously.


Your outstanding communication skills and warm and approachable manner will be essential to working with this diverse group of staff and volunteers. You will also ideally have previous experience in recruiting and training people and have knowledge and understanding of volunteer management best practices.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
The New Zealand Maritime Museum Hui Te Ananui a Tangaroa is the place where the stories of people and the sea are preserved, shared and explored with our visitors. This role plays an integral part in delivering and expressing our rich and diverse maritime cultural history. 


This is a permanent part-time role working 32 hours across Monday to Friday with the occasional weekend requirement. We offer a supportive environment, and the flexibility around start, and end times is dependent on role expectations.


•    We offer a competitive salary, long service leave and learning and development opportunities.
•    Work with a team of dedicated and respected experts who share a passion for making a difference.
•    Contribute to Auckland's growth and development by ensuring the right outcomes are achieved for the region.
•    As part of Auckland Council Group, you'll gain access to many benefits and discounts, including discounted financial services and insurance, entertainment, lifestyle discounts and more.


Apply now via our careers site, and ensure you attach a bespoke covering letter that is written for this position. We want to know why you’re interested in this role and what makes you a great fit! #workingforauckland


Applications close Sunday 16th June 2024
Applications will be reviewed throughout the advertising period, so please don't delay applying if you're interested.

Tātaki Auckland Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


Tātaki Auckland Unlimited strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.