Volunteer roles: 155 Open Arms Reception Area Support

9am - 12pm shifts

Are you a people person? We are looking for three volunteers who can welcome and greet visitors to our busy day centre. 

Our day centre is in the heart of Whangārei, providing anyone in-need with space to rest, have a kai and seek support. 

The reception area is space to connect with community, meet friendly faces and welcome visitors.

We are looking for some friendly people to support our busy reception area on a Tuesday, Thursday or Friday (9am-12pm shift).   

We are looking for people who can ideally commit to one shift on a weekly basis.

This role entails:

  • answering the phone
  • confidently handling over-the-counter enquiries
  • ad-hoc tasks that help the centre run smoothly
  • referring visitors to right support person


Orientation and in house training will be provided

Specific requirements

  • Previous reception/admin skills favourable but not essential
  • Friendly and welcoming - happy to have a chat and put people at ease
  • Confident to handle different situations and to ask for help from other team member

Contact Lyn by emailing lyn@155.org.nz or calling +64 09 437 0185 or 0800 120 926 to express your interest in this volunteer role.