Reference nr. 2175 : Department of Corrections
Flax Weaver at NRCF

To provide prisoners at NRCF with knowledge in flax weaving.

  • Show, teach prisoners how you do Flax Weaving.
  • Arriving to the activity on time, as we have a strict schedule (prisoner dispo) to adhere to. You will need to allow enough time to get through the gatehouse (around 10 mins).
  • Recording attendance of the prisoners, and then forwarding this to the Volunteer Coordinator.
  • Work in a team environment and comply with Department of Corrections staff instructions while volunteering.

  • All volunteers must undergo background checks prior to working with children including references, ministry of justice checks and completing health & safety Induction training.


Specific requirements

Skills, Attitudes & Experience needed:

  • Prior experience in flax weaving.
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively with prisoner and Corrections staff.
  • Reasonable fitness (able to walk to and from units unassisted).
  • Patient, compassionate and non-judgemental.
  • To act with integrity and professionalism and to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • To maintain regular contact with the Regional Volunteer Coordinator to seek supervision and support.

Kaikohe - Hokianga

2 volunteers needed


✔ Police check
✔ Reference provided after some time