Job vacancies and volunteer positions from CID member organisations, and the wider sector, are posted here and updated regularly. For more information about each job follow the links. 

If you would like to advertise a vacancy on the CID website, or in the fortnightly newsletter, please email Madeleine

Himalayan Trust: Board Trustee

The Himalayan Trust wishes to co-opt a person with the requisite financial skills and experience to join its governing Board. Founded by Sir Edmund Hillary in the 1960s, the Himalayan Trust works to empower communities and reduce poverty in the Everest region, particularly through education and health initiatives.

Ideal applicant description

To assist the Himalayan Trust to achieve its mission, the Board is seeking a person who has the energy, enthusiasm and commitment to contribute to the Board. The Board is looking for a person who is:

  • Able to show a passion for, and commitment to, the Himalayan people
  • Prepared to commit up to eight hours a month to Board affairs
  • Experienced and qualified in financial management and control
  • Experienced in financial investment
  • Able to think and plan strategically, particularly in financial matters
  • Experienced and knowledgeable about the not-for-profit sector, particularly in the area of development aid programmes in other countries
  • Experienced in and has skills in communication and relationship development
  • Able to work successfully as part of a team

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience to contribute to the governance of the Himalayan Trust we would like to hear from you.

For further information and an application package please contact

Applications close with the Himalayan Trust on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

Completed applications should be emailed to or posted to:

Himalayan Trust
Re: Board appointment
P O Box 43


UNICEF: Professional Fundraiser Team Leader- Auckland

UNICEF’s work is funded by the voluntary donations of governments, donors, institutions and corporations. Our teams of face-to-face fundraisers are critical in helping us to raise funds from the New Zealand public to provide water, health, food and education to millions of children in developing countries around the world.

Fundraisers are responsible for inspiring and securing long-term monthly donors in a range of locations including residential door-to-door, street work and private sites. The Team Leader is responsible for the day-to-day supervision and performance of his/her allocated UNICEF NZ fundraising team to ensure they meet donor recruitment targets. This will include mentoring and supporting your team  members, and working closely with the Coach and Face-to-Face Fundraising Manager. In this public-facing role you will also be expected to lead by example and uphold the highest standards of integrity and conduct, consistent with UNICEF’s values

Working Relationships:

  • National F2F Fundraising Manager
  • Coach
  • Team members
  •  Other Team Leaders


  • Proven leadership skills, ability to motivate and inspire teams
  • Face to Face Fundraising experience
  •  Demonstrable interpersonal skills
  • Valid Driver’s Licence desirable


  • Strong drive for results and quality focus
  • High integrity, honest and ethical
  • Initiative and judgment Work co-operatively within a team
  • Persistent and reliable

To apply please send a covering letter and your CV to Rae at with subject: "Professional Fundraiser Team Leader – Your Name". Fundraising experience will be looked at favourably.

Greenpeace: Database Assistant - Auckland

We are looking for a Database Assistant to join our team here at Greenpeace. The role is essential in delivering our organisational vision - wanting our supporters’ experiences with us to be unique, better and more rewarding than with any other organisation in New Zealand.

Woking in the Supporter Information team, you will have high attention to detail, be confident in working with large volumes of data coming from multiple databases and be used to working to deadline. You will have experience working with SQL platforms and ideally you will have used the Raiser’s Edge in a previous role.

The Supporter Information team are responsible for ensuring all data needs of our fundraising and marketing programmes are met. The role supports all aspects of telefundraising, direct marketing, new acquisition and lead generation, as well as management of our existing supporters’.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience in a similar role and they will be highly organised with strong attention to detail.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • At least 1 year of experience in a database assistant role or similar
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Experience in Microsoft Office, in particular Word and Excel
  • Time management skills
  • Knowledge of environmental issues in NZ and globally
  • Intellectual ability to contribute to the wider organisation and a commitment to upholding Greenpeace NZ policies

Click here to apply


Oxfam: Individual Giving Executive - Auckland 

Are you a results-driven fundraiser with exceptional skills in direct marketing? Do you have in-depth expertise in delivering individual giving programmes and a vision for seeing an end to the injustice of poverty? Then we have may have your perfect job!

The role: You will be responsible for delivering individual giving targets, including retention, and helping to expand Oxfam’s supporter base and public fundraising. Specifically, you will be delivering supporter appeals, emergency appeals, Oxfam unwrapped products, and regular giving communications, primarily through Direct Mail and eDM. You will also have line management responsibility for a Supporter Relations Representative.

Ideal candidate: An effective fundraiser and organiser with excellent analytical, IT and communication skills, you will also have:

  • A strong background in fundraising, appeals management and/or direct marketing
  • Exceptional project management skills, flexibility and the ability to respond quickly in the event of a humanitarian emergency
  • A demonstrated ability to develop and execute marketing and fundraising campaigns that engage members of the public
  • Sound experience in delivering results, reporting and insightful data analysis plus experience in running queries and extracting data from supporter databases

In return, we offer the opportunity to build your career in fundraising and to make a tangible difference to those living in poverty. Based in central Auckland, the post attracts a starting salary of $64,509 per annum (and possibly more depending on the skills and experience of the successful candidate).

For more information, click on the link for the full job description

To apply, please send your covering letter and full CV to, with the subject line “Individual Giving Executive – your name”.

Closing date for applications is 5pm, Wednesday 19th April, 2017.


Greenpeace: Email and Direct Marketing Specialist - Auckland

We are looking for an experienced Email and Direct Marketing Specialist to join our team to help create our supporter communications. You will be the voice that communicates the essence of Greenpeace’s work to our supporters across New Zealand. Through engaging and compelling campaign stories you will connect them to the work we do.

You will be responsible for the end to end process of direct marketing and email campaigns that meet targets and communicate the heart and soul of our work. We are looking for someone with excellent creative copy writing skills and the ability to grasp complex content and communicate it in a clear and engaging way with our supporters.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • At least two years experience in an email, direct marketing or appeal fundraising role.
  • Copywriting experience
  • Understanding of data and targeting strategies
  • Conversion rate optimisation experience
  • Experience in briefing and working with designers to produce creative marketing or fundraising materials
  • Experience working with external printers, mail houses and other relevant suppliers
  • Skills in analysis and the use of Excel
  • Knowledge of NGOs and fundraising in NZ
  • Tertiary Marketing or Communication qualification or equivalent industry experience
  • Knowledge of environmental issues in NZ and globally
  • Intellectual ability to contribute to the wider organisation and a commitment to upholding Greenpeace NZ policies

View the full job description here.

Applications close 21 May.


Amnesty International: Fundraiser - Auckland

Your job will be inspiring people to become supporters of Amnesty International and contribute to the movement by making a monthly donation.

We are looking for people with:

  • great 'people' skills, especially confident and friendly communication and rapport-building with a diverse range of people. This is really the key to the job!
  • a ‘never give up’ attitude, keeping your chin up on bad days as well as on good onesan open and positive attitude to learning new things, trying them out, reflecting on how it went, and receiving feedback
  • a driven attitude to achieving their targets, and a self-motivated work ethic
  • commitment to working with others to achieve their whole team's success
  • a passion for Human Rights and Amnesty International's values and goals

Experience in face-to-face fundraising or sales would be a big advantage.

You'll receive a reliable weekly salary plus we have a great bonus system for exceeding your targets.

We have roles available in our Streets and Doors teams in Auckland.

You must be able to commit to working with us for a minimum of 3 months.

Click here to apply.