Volunteering with PFNZ
PFNZ Volunteers make an essential contribution to the wellbeing of our communities.
Volunteers and the staff who support them, are at the heart of PFNZ.
We recruit, train and supervise volunteers who deliver support in our communities.
What sort of person is a PFNZ volunteer?
PFNZ volunteers come from all walks of life, they are men and women of all ages who have different occupations and interests. PFNZ volunteers have an absolute commitment to helping some of New Zealand’s’ most stigmatised people.
What skills do you need?
You will be the sort of person who is a good listener and communicator. You will be able to problem solve calmly during times of high stress. You will need to have access to and know how to use a computer so you are able to use our systems and you will need a car and a current drivers licence.
What does a volunteer do?
Support people in a group situation
Join our kids programme and be a camp leader
Practical things like providing transport, delivering birthday cakes, groceries, and the like.
How do you become a volunteer?
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, simply register your interest by completing the online form from the button below.
PFNZ and you
Throughout the country we strive to ensure our volunteer family is welcomed, supported, appreciated and recognised.
When you become a part of our PFNZ family you can be assured that our introduction process is simple, straightforward and painless! You will be trained for the role(s) in which you volunteer, and training will be updated, relevant and delivered accordingly during your time with us. We support our volunteers in various ways through training, regular updates through various communication tools, monthly support meetings and various volunteer events.
You will have the opportunity to enjoy connecting with the rest of the PFNZ family and you will reap the rewards of your commitment to our mission, while being valued and appreciated.
- Area Cluster Coordinator
- Family Support Person
- Angel Tree Family Events Coordinator or helper
- Technical support – Facebook, Website, or Database
Post Release support
- BreakFree Post Release support
- Volunteer Training Development
- Administration – general
- Angel Tree Christmas – Area or church/parish coordination