Volunteer and Events Coordinator - Gisborne Centre

Are you a multitasker extraordinaire and thrive on making a difference to the lives of real people in your community?

If you’d like to work alongside inspirational people and have a great work life balance, then this job could be for you!

The role

To recruit, train, and manage volunteers for the Gisborne East Coast Cancer Society across a range of activities and events e.g. Relay for Life, Daffodil Day, Supportive Care programmes, Community Health deliverables and fundraising activities/events.

To assist with the co-ordination of Cancer Society of New Zealand fundraising events as agreed with the Centre Manager.

To identify and support community events and activities which aim to raise income for the Cancer Society services.

Our Mission, Te mātou koromakinga

Improving community wellbeing by reducing the incidence and impact of cancer.

The Cancer Society is committed to working with our communities by providing leadership and advocacy in cancer control, with core services in:

  • Health Promotion
  • Support
  • Information and Resources
  • Research.

The Cancer Society of New Zealand is a non-government organisation reliant on community support and donations.

Our Vision, Te Matakite

To be the leading organisation dedicated to reducing the incidence of cancer and ensuring the best cancer care for everyone in New Zealand.

Skills and experience

  • Drivers Licence (Current Full NZ Licence)
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point, Mail merge, Databases, Social Media)
  • Experience in working with Volunteers
  • Fundraising and event management experience in the Not For Profit sector
  • Strong organisational, planning, administrative skills
  • Budget management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Experience with working with news media
  • Excellent customer service ethic and high expectations for quality
  • Effectively organises work to achieve desires result
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Ability to co-ordinate multiple projects and delegate effectively
  • Strong community network building skills.

Applications close Friday 27 April.

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