Volunteering for UNA NZ

We are made up of over 40 committed volunteers across New Zealand and employ one core staff at the National Office in Wellington. We work together to inform, inspire and engage all New Zealanders regarding the work, goals and values of the UN to create a safer, fairer and more sustainable world.


The United Nations Association’s main ruling body is the National Council. It has three main roles per the Constitution:

  • Governance of the organsiation as a whole
  • Policy making body of the organisation
  • Coordination and support of our branches

The National Council meets up to four times a year in order to discuss and vote on yearly budgets, long-term strategic plans, policies, actions, and upcoming events.

The National Executive is responsible for the day-to-day running of the organization and the National office, upcoming events, payments and accounts. It employs the National Administrator, whose key role is public relations, organizational administration and development, and project and event management. The role supports the National President and our Regional Branches.


You can view available positions below. 


Current opportunities:


Media Communications Officer - please see the full role description here