Membership Support

In this role, volunteers are part of a team that supports and visit our member not-for-profit member organisations all over Marlborough. These visits help us to better understand the current and future needs for volunteers and support. Membership Support Programme (MSP) team members engage in constructive discussions, build rapport, and help create a plan to meet the organisation's needs. This is all about building supportive relationships with organisations, big and small, to do the work that makes our world a better place!

Each team member is assigned a number of organisations. They are then responsible for ongoing contact and support, working closely with Volunteer Marlborough staff. Team members report back via our online platform after any contact to ensure all relevant staff and volunteers are informed as needed and attend quarterly meetings. This ensures that organisational priorities are achieved and allow for collaborative discussion and feedback. The team is led by a designated member of the support team and a staff member.

Orientation to Volunteer Marlborough and training in how to use our online systems and processes will take place after appointment to the team. You will shadow other experienced MSP team members or be accompanied by another team member for your first few organisation visits. You will attend at least one in-person interview prior to successful appointment if you are shortlisted. References will be required.

  • A pleasant and friendly personality with a genuine interest and curiosity in exploring the work of non-profit organisations and supporting staff / volunteers.
  • The ability to engage others and elicit responses to allow for an in-depth understanding of the opportunities and challenges faced by organisations.
  • The ability to listen, reflect, and respond appropriate to the circumstances.
  • The ability to be self-motivated and operate with high levels of integrity and take personal responsibility for their work representing the face of Volunteer Marlborough to organisations.
  • Previous experience working / volunteering in the non-profit sector, or in a mentoring / coaching role will be advantageous.
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills are essential to the role.
  • Must have access to own transport to visit organisations. (Some travel costs to be reimbursed)
  • Access to a home computer and internet are needed for this role.

Training and orientation provided.

🟠 Volunteers may need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 for this role. If you have any questions or concerns, please get in touch.

A Ministry of Justice background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

In general working hours, Monday to Friday.
Estimated 4-5 hours per week.
One year commitment expected.
Attendance at quarterly meetings (1-2 hours)

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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