Working with our Waikato Assessor and New Member Support teams, the Liaison Officer is the first contact for new and existing members and the facilities we visit.
The role involves:
Liaising with the Waikato Assessor and the national New Member Coordinator on the status of new applicants.
In conjunction with our Assessor, arranging a placement (facility to visit) for new members and ensuring existing members receive ongoing guidance and support in relation to their visiting.
Maintaining details of members and facilities visited on the national database.
Contacting those facilities not currently visited to promote our service.
Providing a short monthly report to the Secretary on the region's activities for presentation to the committee.
Organisation of group visits to Universities, Colleges and workplaces) when requested.
Arranging of social events for members.
By participating in this volunteering opportunity, you are helping achieve the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goal(s):
Goal 3 – Good Health & Well-Being
We are looking for someone who loves dogs and appreciates the benefit of pet therapy, is a good communicator, is reliable, trustworthy, organised, methodical, has good computer skills and respects confidentiality.
Please note - from time to time the role requires visiting aged care facilities, hospitals and hospices, therefore a Vaccine Pass is currently required. You will need your own transport to do this - you are not expected to drive long distances as most of this liaison work can be done from home.
Any phone expenses are reimbursed.
A Ministry of Justice background check is required for this role.
This is flexible and dependent on the number of applications received, inquiries from facilities and existing members and if a group visit or social event is being arranged, but approximately 3-4 hours per week.
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.