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Volunteer Recruitment Administrator

Fire and Emergency New Zealand
Job Category:
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is a Crown Entity established on 1 July 2017 under the Fire and Emergency Services Act 2017. The role of our new organisation is to reduce unwanted fires, respond to structural and vegetation fires and other emergencies including motor vehicle crashes, medical emergencies, hazardous substance related incidents, natural disasters and support increased community resilience.

Our new, unified organisation provides a fire and emergency service that delivers for communities, and the firefighters who serve them, now and in the future.

The role

The purpose of the Volunteer Recruitment Administrator role is to provide high quality administration support to the Volunteer Resilience and Recruitment teams, with day-to-day support to the Candidate Care Coordinator.

This role requires the job holder to provide both specialist volunteer recruitment administration support and more general administration and project coordination support.

The Volunteer Recruitment Administrator works collaboratively across Volunteer Resilience team the wider Service Resilience and Development Team.

The job holder will be responsible for the following:

  • Volunteer recruitment administration
  • General administration and coordination
  • Working as part of and supporting a busy, high performing and growing volunteer resilience team
  • Being able to demonstrate the following volunteerism principles in action, i.e:
  • Making it easier to be a volunteer
  • Recognising volunteers, their employers and families as well as their contributions
  • Appreciating that volunteering is always a matter of choice
  • Identifying sharing and growing what works for volunteers
  • Being responsive to local needs
  • Involving volunteer perspectives in decision making
  • Demonstrating openness, transparency and fairness
  • Operating with mutual trust and respect
  • Being inclusive and accepting of difference
  • Building an environment that enables volunteering to thrive

This is a permanent full time role, based at National Headquarters, Wellington.

How to apply

Head to our website to download an application form and position description:

Send completed application form along with supporting documents to: John Kneebone - Senior Advisor, Volunteer Resilience -

Applications close at 9am on Tuesday, 23 January 2018.

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