Internships and Volunteering

At Fairtrade, our volunteers, interns and staff work hard to improve lives through fairer trade practices. Search below to find out what positions and volunteer opportunities are available near you.

New Zealand

Marketing/PR Internship

We are on the hunt for an up and coming marketing superstar to join our small yet extremely passionate team at Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand in Takapuna, Auckland.

The role of the Marketing Intern reports to the Marketing and Digital Communications Advisor and will support members of the Business Development team with the facilitation and administration of Fairtrade campaigns. This is a dynamic and varied role and will include any or all of the areas outlined below on campaigns underway or in the planning phase:

  • Compilation of media clippings and reports
  • Database management
  • Event assistance
  • Social media support
  • Assisting with event invitations and mail outs
  • Research

If you are interested in social justice, ethical trade and making a difference to the lives of disadvantaged producers and farmers around the world then we want to hear from you!

Email a copy of your CV and a cover letter explaining why you would be perfect for this role to

Applications close 6th March 2017

Work schedule:

16 hours per week

2 days week

Start ASAP - 3 month duration


There are currently no volunteer positions or internships available.

Please keep a lookout on this page for any future positions or sign up to our Australia newsletter.


We welcome applications from international volunteers, but we regret that we are unable to assist non-NZ / non-Australian residents with visa applications, flight costs or accommodation. 

You may also wish to consider volunteering with Fairtrade International.


Some general points about volunteering

Our offices are based in Docklands, Melbourne, and Takapuna, Auckland.

The type of work available is rarely suitable for volunteers to carry out from home.

Internship positions require a minimum commitment of one half-day per week for three months and may vary depending on the project or the requirements set by your university. Volunteer positions are negotiated on a case by case basis, depending on the project.

We refund expenses that are agreed by your supervisor and incurred outside of normal travel to and from the office.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.