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This is a fantastic time to be a part of an organisation that specialises in empowering girls and young women to be the best they can be. GirlGuiding NZ has a strong history of enabling girls and young women to develop to their full potential and make a difference in the world.

We are seeking someone who not only loves what GirlGuiding stands for but is also keen to play an integral part in the organisation’s finance department.

Based in Christchurch, we have a part-time role for a motivated individual with accounts/admin skills to join our team as an Accounts Payable Administrator for 30 hours per week. The primary focus of the role is to support the finance team’s accounts payable function. To succeed in the role you will have technical knowledge, experience and initiative, as well as high standards of performance and your organisational skills will be second to none!

The successful candidate will have well-honed administration skills and proven accounts payable experience. You will take pride in your attention to detail and accuracy, be a good communicator, and have the ability to liaise effectively with suppliers.

Experience with the accounting computer package, Greentree, would be an advantage.

So if you are someone who…

  • Takes genuine pride in their work with integrity
  • Has a team player approach, whilst being down to earth and approachable
  • Is logically and mathematically minded with the ability to follow systems and processes
  • Is assertive when required to ensure deadlines are met

…we want to hear from you!

To complement the hours of the team, our preferred hours of work would be 10.30am – 5pm, however, we may be flexible for the right candidate.

For a copy of the job description go to this link.

Please send your cover letter and CV to:

Applications close: Friday 5 April 2019

  • Do you need a new challenge and want to work for a Community-based organisation?
  • Can you be described as bubbly with great coordination skills?
  • Are you an impressive communicator and even better problem solver?

If you have answered yes to any of the above, GirlGuiding New Zealand is seeking someone just like you who can provide outstanding administrative support to staff and volunteers including support for the International and Travel functions of the organisation.

Being a person that enjoys getting the job done and using and developing your coordination skills in a day full of variety, this is a role that will keep you on your toes and bring a sense of achievement.

You and your voice will be the warm welcome to GirlGuiding NZ. You will be the initial point of contact for enquires and calls, supporting the attendance of members at international events and coordinating travel. You will keep the office ticking over ensuring it has supplies, staff meetings are minuted, communications are sent and police checks are administered.

You will have exceptional customer service skills, be adaptable and a supporter of change and keen to let your admin skills shine.

You will not only support what GirlGuiding stands for….. enabling girls and young women to reach their full potential and make a difference in the world… but will play a part in making it happen.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Demonstrable admin skills
  • Commitment to strong customer service
  • Strong personal prioritisation and time management skills
  • Effective communication and relationship management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office and database experience
  • Integrity and discretion
  • The motivation to succeed in the role

This is an exciting time to join the team so if you feel you fit the criteria above, please apply with your CV to:

This role is full-time, based in our Christchurch office. Preferably the successful applicant will have an understanding of not-for-profit organisations. 

Download the full job description here.

Applications close: 1 April 2019.

  • Want to work for an organisation that is ready for a growth explosion?
  • Are you totally social media savvy?
  • Do you have a creative mind?
  • Are you a confident communicator with great attention to detail?

Having gone through some recent positive changes in order to grow their membership, GirlGuiding are repositioned and rebranded ready for the next phase of their exciting future and are looking for a Communications & Marketing Manager who is up for the challenge.

We need a marketing and communications expert who is savvy and well-versed in internal communications and working with the media who can help this iconic organisation grow its profile and become the leading voice for women and girls in New Zealand.

This is a great opportunity for someone with the right background to apply their skills and experience to develop a marketing and communications strategy and plan to help take GirlGuiding into this next chapter. You will have the important task of developing and implementing external marketing campaigns to raise the profile of Guiding to achieve growth. You will ensure the organisations internal and external messages are conveyed to create an excellent public image.

Based in Christchurch you will provide high quality and timely advice to the Leadership Team. You will also work across the organisation to ensure there is a seamless and strategic approach to communications and, lead communications projects.

We need someone who is excited by this opportunity to bring fresh thinking and new ideas to our organisation through social media and other outlets. We’re after someone who is driven with a genuine desire to help achieve growth and is passionate about what GirlGuiding NZ has to offer young girls and women.

If this sounds like you then we have some great projects to get your teeth into and would love to hear from you.

This role is full time and ideally the successful applicant will have an understanding of volunteer based organisations.

To apply, please provide a covering letter as to why we should pick you along with your CV to

Download the Role Description

Our volunteers specialise in empowering girls and young women to take action to change their world. Be part of a team making a real difference in your community and enjoy the exciting opportunities that’ll come your way!

As a Local Co-ordinator you will:

  • Work with a team of volunteers to ensure they deliver an engaging, relevant and fun programme for girls and young women.
  • Maintain a girl-led focus to ensure girls have a voice.
  • Build collaborative and supportive relationships with your team and the wider Guiding community.
  • Work with volunteers and staff team to ensure a quality programme is delivered.
  • Receive approximately 6 hours of initial training, with on-going training and support as part of the role.
  • Gain transferrable skills that are respected by employers nationwide.

Time commitment

  • This role will require a commitment of 3-4 hours per week. We offer a degree of flexibility to work around your existing schedule.

Role description

More information on this role can be found in the Local Co-ordinator – Role Description


If you’d like to become a local co-ordinator please send a letter of application explaining why you should be considered for a role with your CV to

If you’d like to know more or sign up for our other volunteer roles click here.