Your volunteer role is to assist our housekeeping team to maintain high levels of cleanliness at the House. You’ll help ensure our spaces are not only hygienic and safe but also homely. You’ll be vacuuming shared spaces, wiping down tables and chairs, making up rooms and assisting in the laundry.
As a maintenance volunteer you play a vital role in ensuring the Houses are safe and operational. This role is hands-on and includes leaf blowing, water blasting, cleaning House vehicles, and more skilled jobs if your experience allows.
Our busy Duty Managers always appreciate an extra pair of hands, eyes and ears. Supporting the Duty Manager, your role involves greeting families/visitors as they arrive, answering the phones and organising drop-in donations. You’ll also help families with their requests such as port-a-cots, bicycles and DVDs.
The House can quickly become a hive of activity so it is important to have a team member at the front desk at all times, helping to make families and visitors feel welcome. A varied role which involves answering the phones, collecting and distributing mail, booking couriers and taxis, and administration.
We are fortunate to have groups who help us with working bees and cooking meals. Groups range from 8 – 15 people and as a host, you will ensure everything runs smoothly. A cooking group host will greet, induct and manage the team on site while ensuring the facilities are well looked after and left clean and tidy for the next users. Hosts will have a passion for cooking, be an ambassador for RMHC New Zealand, and have a good understanding of people coordination.