Regional Operations Coordinator - Wellington

Regional Operations Coordinator - Wellington

by Charli Cox

This is an exciting new opportunity for someone to join us in our newly established region, Wellington, reporting directly into our Auckland based founder. You will oversee monthly pop-ups, donation collections and manage the coordination of volunteers. You will be the local face of Koha Apparel in Wellington and the main point of contact.


Koha Apparel is a not-for-profit, pay-as-you-can retail experience, using donated apparel. Our mission is to repurpose quality clothing donations for those vulnerable in our community. Our pop-up stores utilise a pay-as-you-can [Koha] system which allows those struggling financially to access clean clothing for free. Secondary to this, we aim to reduce the amount of clothing waste going to landfill.

About you:

  • Passionate about the community and supporting those who are vulnerable.

  • Confident in conversing with various backgrounds and ethnicities and have strong relationship building skills with people from all walks of life.

  • Ideally, you will have existing relationships with local community organisations in a similar field.

  • A good manner and interpersonal skills.

  • Understand the effects of fast fashion and do your best to be a conscious buyer.

  • Have a clear understanding of the issues within homelessness and poverty throughout Aotearoa.

  • A full driving licence.

Key tasks and activities:

  • Manage monthly pop-ups with community groups and volunteers.

  • Ensure all donated stock is clean, sorted and readily available for next pop-ups.

  • Coordinate with volunteers to ensure repairs and repurposing product is completed.

  • Actively search and engage with other community groups and organisations to collaborate with.

This will be a paid position, $22 per/hour, 8 hours of work a week maximum. 

If you’d like to make a difference and help the vulnerable Wellington community, please get in touch with us Applications close Sunday 31st January 2021.