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Volunteering Canterbury - Inclusivity in Volunteering

Friday, 14 July 2017, 10:33 am | Volunteering Canterbury

Nearly a quarter of New Zealanders noted a disability in the 2013 NZ Census, although only 45% of them gain employment (compared to 72% of non-disabled adults) – despite the fact that the majority of them would work if a job was available to them. “The ... More >>

The Heart of the Community is Alive and Well

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 3:31 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

‘Overwhelming’ is how Volunteering Canterbury’s Outreach and Marketing Manager describes the response to a call for nominations for this year’s Volunteer Recognition Awards. “Canterbury’s heart is pumping strongly; Cantabrians just keep on giving” ... More >>

National Volunteer Week 2017

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 4:29 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

“Volunteering is something that we just do well!” Glenda Martin, Volunteering Canterbury’s Outreach and Marketing Manager says. “What makes it even more awesome is that we don’t just turn up when the chips are down. Volunteering Canterbury ... More >>

Student Volunteer Expo

Friday, 5 May 2017, 3:58 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

“It was so special and uplifting to see how much our students want to give back and be involved in their community”, Robyn Cummins from the University of Canterbury commented on the well received Expo of Volunteer Opportunities held on Campus during ... More >>

Student Volunteering Expo

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 11:57 am | Volunteering Canterbury

Student Volunteer Week, 1-7 May 2017, showcases student engagement in volunteering and Volunteering Canterbury is excited to present, with support from the University of Canterbury, a three hour expo where 25 not-for-profit organisations will be talking ... More >>

Volunteer Recognition Awards

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 3:19 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

Amazing people will receive Volunteer Recognition Awards on Tuesday 23 June as part of this year’s celebrations for National Volunteer Week. These amazing people include a woman who’s been helping at an op shop for 33 years; someone who prepares food ... More >>

Celebrating Volunteering

Monday, 16 June 2014, 11:25 am | Volunteering Canterbury

National Volunteer Week (15-21 June) will be marked in Christchurch with a full day celebration of volunteering on Wednesday 18 June, in the Civic Offices, Worcester Boulevard. The day will start at 10am with the presentation by the Mayor, Hon. Lianne ... More >>

Statement for immediate release, re National Volunteer Week

Friday, 14 June 2013, 11:34 am | Volunteering Canterbury

National Volunteer Week will be celebrated by Volunteering Canterbury and other organisations around New Zealand from 16 to 23 June. More >>

Volunteer Recognition Awards

Friday, 15 June 2012, 2:50 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

Volunteers who’ve made an extraordinary contribution to our community will be recognised at a ceremony on Monday 18 June, a Volunteer Awareness Week event. Those receiving Volunteer Recognition Awards include volunteers who were working with a group of ... More >>

Volunteers to be recognised

Wednesday, 30 November 2011, 12:24 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

Those receiving Volunteer Recognition Awards range from a fourteen year old schoolgirl to someone who’s been a volunteer fire fighter for over fifty years. Volunteering Canterbury manager, Ruth Gardner said: “Their stories are heart-warming and inspiring, ... More >>

New look for volunteering website

Monday, 29 August 2011, 2:19 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

Volunteering Canterbury is excited to announce the launch of its new-look website at www.volcan.org.nz. This new site went live today. Manager Ruth Gardner says: “This site is culmination of a year’s work by volunteers and gives a fresh new appeal ... More >>

 

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