Wellington Timebank job vacancy

The Newtown Community & Cultural Centre is looking for a coordinator to manage the Wellington Timebank and build on past success in an empowering environment with support from a committed steering committee.

The coordinator will manage this young but growing innovative community initiative, under the guidance of a volunteer steering committee. The coordinator will contribute to the Timebank’s strategic direction and use their creativity and initiative to fulfil the mission and vision of the Timebank.

Vision: In our community we look out for each other and embrace diversity.

Mission: Through exchanging skills, time and knowledge we foster relationships of trust and reciprocity. We harness the real wealth of the community and the value of each individual.

We invite you to apply if you have:


  • Experience working in the community sector 
  • Great communicator – written and spoken
  • Passionate about building community
  • Ability to relate to people of all ages, abilities, backgrounds and ethnicities
  • Sensitive and compassionate
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and a high level of integrity
  • Good organisation skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Meticulous record keeper
  • Flexible and creative 
  • Great networking skills
  • Good at seeing links and building connections
  • Able to set and maintain good boundaries
  • Strong initiative 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


This job will be 25 hours a week based out of the Newtown Community and Cultural Centre. This role can be shared.

A full job description can be found here

To apply, please send an up-to-date CV and covering letter to newtown.community.centre@paradise.net.nz

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 10 February 2016. Interviews are scheduled between 19 - 23rd February. Our preferred start date is Tuesday 29 March 2016