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Welcome to the Heart Foundation, New Zealand's leading heart health charity. Our vision is hearts fit for life, for this generation and the next. At the heart of our organisation, are our people, bringing their skills and passion to positively influence the heart health of New Zealanders.

We are a workplace that offers you opportunities to build a rewarding career


The Heart Foundation offers an environment that promotes work life balance, through a variety of our part time, full time and flexible working arrangements. The wealth of expertise within our teams, allows the Heart Foundation to effectively lead, champion and support active, healthy lifestyles across all of our teams and the New Zealand community. 

As a member of the Heart Foundation team, your benefits will include:

  • Joining a welcoming, knowledge sharing and collaborative team environment 
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities
  • Tertiary study assistance
  • Generous annual leave provision (additional week after 2 years of service).

Our diverse team of 120 people across New Zealand, are engaged in: supporting people and their families impacted by heart disease; partnering with health professionals, to support continued quality heart health care, and delivering health promotion initiatives and activities across a wide range of community groups. Some of the positions, we recruit to join our Heart Foundation team are listed below.

  • Fundraisers
  • Dietitians
  • Nutritionists
  • Clinical specialists
  • Heart health promoters
  • Stop smoking facilitators
  • Trainer/facilitators
  • Project managers and coordinators
  • Marketing specialists
  • Digital producers
  • Communications specialists
  • Information Systems specialists
  • Business Analysts
  • Business and administration support
  • Finance
  • Human Resources

Privacy information

During the application/recruitment process we collect information about you to help us assess your suitability for the role you are applying for. We ask where you found out about this role to assess the most effective ways to promote vacancies at the Heart Foundation.

You don't need to provide all the information requested in the form but, if you don't it may affect our ability to properly assess your application. Only our Human Resources team and the relevant hiring manager will have access to your application information.

If we decide to progress your application, we will ask you to provide us with referees or let you know we will be contacting any referees you have already provided to us. We only keep application information for a limited period. Please let us know if you would like us to keep your application information on file so, you can be considered for future roles. 

Meet the careers team

Julie Green

Julie Green

Senior Human Resources Business Partner

Yulia Gonina

Yulia Gonina

Senior HR Advisor