Kāpiti Volunteer Role

Role: Kāpiti Community Ambassador Cancer Society, Wellington Division (VOLUNTEER ROLE)

Location: Kāpiti

Reports to: Fundraising and Communications Manager

Supported By: Manager Volunteering

Direct Reports: None

Budget: No Budget Delegations


Purpose of position:

The Cancer Society needs help both to raise awareness of the work and activities it undertakes and the need to raise funds from the community. Our community ambassador would play a vital role in representing the Charity at local events and functions, speaking about our work and the importance of the funds our supporters raise.


Skills/Experience Required 

  • A passion for the work of the Cancer Society
  • Confident Public Speaker with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Reliable and professional demeanour
  • A personal and friendly manner
  • Flexibility
  • Honest and trustworthy nature
  • An ability to use your own initiative and to work unsupervised


Key Functions and Responsibilities 

  • Organise 4 morning teas per year to talk to and inform our top donors about the work we do.
  • Delivering talks to a range of local community groups about the work of the charity and the ways in which they could help us achieve our mission and goals.
  • Look after our information and fundraising stands at local events
  • Other Tasks as negotiated


Hours Required

The hours are flexible; however, we would like you to attend a minimum of 4 events per year.



  • You will receive a full induction to the Cancer Society and to your role
  • You will have a member of staff as a named contact who will support you and answer any queries you have
  • You will be given any equipment and information necessary to carry out your role
  • Reimbursement for any reasonable expenses incurred (with prior agreement from the manager)
  • The Cancer Society will act as a referee for you after successful completion of your role.

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