Career opportunities

We are committed to building a diverse, experienced and committed team of people to help carry out the mission of Red Cross here in New Zealand.

As we continue to grow and develop our services and programmes we are regularly looking for new staff to join us.

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Project Partners Co-ordinator (Regular Giving)

Location: Wellington

New Zealand Red Cross is looking to recruit an experienced face-to-face, regular giving co-ordinator who will be responsible for delivery of our Project Partners, regular giving programme.

In this role you will:

  • oversee day-to-day management of the regular giving programme
  • work with multiple agencies in efforts to maintain and increase donor engagement
  • develop and implement a donor communications strategy
  • provide accurate and insightful analysis, performance reports and benchmarks reports
  • produce collateral that creates and enhances awareness of Red Cross’ regular giving programme.

We encourage you to apply for this role if you have past experience in:

  • managing a face-to-face, regular giving programme (desirable)
  • working in a not for profit environment
  • working within a fundraising context
  • managing external agencies
  • using a fundraising database (desirable).

If you wish to discuss this opportunity, or for further information, please contact Jason Cowlam at New Zealand Red Cross on 04 471 4338 or email jason.cowlam@redcross.org.nz

All applications must include a covering letter, CV and completed Application for Employment form. Please send your application by email to jason.cowlam@redcross.org.nz

Applications close at 5pm on 05 March 2015

 

Project Partner Coordinator job description (msword - 161KB)

Application for Employment (msword - 258KB)

Volunteer Coordinator - Wellington

Permanent Part time – (25 hours)

The volunteer coordinator is responsible for recruiting new volunteers to assist with refugee resettlement, supervising them during their placement with refugee families and contributing to the work of our client services team which includes a resettlement case worker, social work, employment liaison advisor and cross cultural workers.

The volunteer supervisor ‘champions‘ the role of the volunteer within our Wellington team.
This position requires an energetic volunteer coordinator to join the Greater Wellington team to recruit and support the volunteers responsible for resettling newly arrived refugee families.

In this role you will:

  • Recruit Volunteers
  • Supervise the Volunteers
  • Support the Client Services team

We encourage you to apply for this role if you:

  • Have experience in volunteering or have worked in the voluntary or social services sector
  • A confident and effective listener, communicator, public speaker and facilitator
  • Have a minimum level qualification requirement - diploma or tertiary qualification in humanities, arts or equivalent

If you wish to discuss this opportunity or for further information, please contact Marie Retimanu-Pule, Interim Volunteer Programme Team Leader at New Zealand Red Cross (04) 8050305.

All applications MUST include a covering letter, CV, and completed Application for Employment form. Please send your application by email to Marie.Retimanu-Pule@redcross.org.nz

Applications close at 5.00pm on Wednesday 4 March 2015

Volunteer coordinator - Wellington (msword - 107KB)

Application for Employment (msword - 199KB)

Volunteer Trainer - Wellington

Permanent part time – (22.5 hours per week)

This position is to ensure that prospective volunteers are well trained and have the capability and knowledge to meet the requirements of their volunteer placement with a refugee family or individual.

The trainer is responsible for the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the training programme and for ensuring that all participants meet the required standards. The position works closely with the volunteer coordinators to recruit and place volunteers.

In this role you will:

  • Develop creative recruitment plans to meet changing needs and environments
  • Prepare materials for the training programme and ensure they are up-to-date and relevant
  • Plan the timetable for the annual training programme
  • Work with the volunteer team regarding placement of volunteers with new families
  • Review each set of training and adapt the programme as required

We encourage you to apply for this role if you able to demonstrate:

  • Established record as an effective adult educator
  • Experience working as a volunteer and / or with volunteers
  • Knowledge and understanding of refugee resettlement in NZ, or other relevant cross cultural experience
  • Ability to build, sustain and actively manage relationships and networks
  • Excellent time management and ability to work independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Presentation and public speaking experience
  • Excellent IT skills in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Relevant qualification in adult education is preferred

If you wish to discuss this opportunity or for further information, please contact Marie Retimanu-Pule, Interim Volunteer Programme Team Leader) at New Zealand Red Cross (04) 8050305

All applications MUST include a covering letter, CV, and completed Application for Employment form. Please send your application by email to Marie.Retimanu-Pule@redcross.org.nz

Applications close at 5.00pm on Wednesday 4 March 2015

 

Application for Employment (msword - 199KB)

Volunteer Trainer advert - Wellington job description (msword - 120KB)

Shop Coordinator - Tauranga

Location: Red Cross Shop Cameron Road

Permanent Part time – x 20 hours per week.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Shop Co-ordinator.

This position is responsible for the maximising of sales and profitability of the shop, through effective management of stock, volunteers and customers. This includes the provision of a learning environment for volunteer staff

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Merchandising/Promotion Shop Sales
  • Co-ordinating Volunteer Management
  • Cash/Finance Management
  • To carry out Red Cross obligations

We encourage you to apply for this role if you:

  • Have a minimum of two years’ experience in either a management or supervisors role
  • Knowledge of systems involved with retail stock management including stock rotation
  • Experience in cash handling, cash management, and retail shop operations.
  • Experience working in retail would be advantageous
  • Experience/interest in working with volunteers

All applications MUST include a covering letter, CV, and completed Application for Employment form. Please send your application by email to retail.jobs@redcross.org.nz or post to:

Retail Operations Manager
New Zealand Red Cross
422 Te Rapa Road
Te Rapa
HAMILTON, 3200

Applications close at 3.00pm on Friday 13th March 2015

Shop Co-ordinator - Cameron Road job description (msword - 118KB)

Application for Employment (msword - 199KB)