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‘Student Volunteer Army Fights The Decline Of Youth Volunteering With Koha For Kids Campaign’

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 9:00 am | Student Volunteer Army

Best known for their crisis response mobilisations, the SVA also teach and support volunteering at primary and secondary level, with over 25,000 primary students taking part via SVA Kids. This Te Wiki Tūao ā-Motu | National Volunteer Week, SVA are ... More >>

Student Volunteer Army Prepared To Mobilise To Support Canterbury Residents In Wake Of Flooding Event

Monday, 31 May 2021, 2:49 pm | Student Volunteer Army

The Student Volunteer Army (SVA) is poised and ready to assist with the response to the Canterbury flooding. While the region is currently grappling with the ongoing effects of the weather, the SVA is prepared to step in to help with the inevitable ... More >>

Student Volunteer Army Celebrates Student Volunteer Week By Leading Student-led Volunteering In New Zealand

Monday, 15 March 2021, 9:49 am | Student Volunteer Army

This week is Student Volunteer Week (SVW), a national campaign celebrating students making a change in their communities. “ Collective Impact: Give.Grow.Connect ” is the theme of #SVW2021. Student Volunteer Army is proud to celebrate SVW by celebrating ... More >>

SVA & New World Bringing Back Grocery Delivery Service To Support Those In Need

Monday, 1 March 2021, 6:39 pm | Student Volunteer Army

Student Volunteer Army and New World re-mobilise Grocery Delivery Service in Auckland as the city shifts back into lockdown As Auckland shifts back to Level 3, the Student Volunteer Army and partners New World are mobilising their ‘SVA Grocery Delivery ... More >>

Student Volunteer Army Returns To West Coast For Community Outreach Camp

Friday, 24 July 2020, 4:43 pm | Student Volunteer Army

In the first volunteering camp of the year, 100 members of the University of Canterbury Student Volunteer Army (UC SVA) will head to Hōkitika on Friday 24th July to help out with a range of community volunteering projects. The SVA Camp initiative was ... More >>

Student Volunteer Army To Expand Into Other Regions With The SupportOf Hyundai New Zealand

Sunday, 12 April 2020, 6:34 am | Student Volunteer Army

The Student Volunteer Army launched a national volunteer response on 1 April in order to support those most in need across Aotearoa during the COVID-19 Lockdown. The organisation’s services include providing a grocery store delivery system for ... More >>

1000 SVA Members To Return To Red Zone

Friday, 28 February 2020, 11:10 am | Student Volunteer Army

The University of Canterbury Student Volunteer Army (UC SVA) is returning to the Red Zone on Saturday 29th February for the fourth annual Big Give event in what will be the largest student volunteer presence in the area since the Christchurch earthquakes. ... More >>

Primary School Students Prepare for Nationwide Invasion

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 4:48 pm | Student Volunteer Army

Primary School Students Prepare for Nationwide Community Invasion • Student Volunteer Army (SVA) launches its 2018 primary school programme, which has recruited 32,000 pupils • Classroom battalions from 1,000 primary schools will lead volunteer projects ... More >>

Student Volunteer Army Recruits 32,000 Students

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 3:37 pm | Student Volunteer Army

Student Volunteer Army Recruits 32,000 Students for New Primary School Programme Community entrepreneur and Student Volunteer Army (SVA) founder Sam Johnson announces 32,000-strong primary school army – one of the largest mobilisations of its kind ... More >>

Student Volunteer Army November 14th Earthquake Response

Monday, 14 November 2016, 5:12 pm | Student Volunteer Army

In reaction to the recent earthquakes, the University of Canterbury Student Volunteer Army (SVA) has activated it's Emergency Earthquake Response Plan. More >>

Student Volunteer Army heading to Akaroa

Friday, 23 September 2016, 1:39 pm | Student Volunteer Army

On the weekend of Friday 23rd September, 100 members of the University of Canterbury Student Volunteer Army (SVA) will be heading to Akaroa, Duvauchelle, Hinewai and Ōnuku helping with over 30 projects in the area varying from conservation projects ... More >>

Student Volunteer Army becomes UC’s largest student club

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 12:29 pm | Student Volunteer Army

The University of Canterbury’s (UC) thriving student clubs scene, has now been taken over by an army – with the Student Volunteer Army now the largest student club on campus. More >>

Student Volunteer Army Sets Sights on Anzac Day

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 10:55 am | Student Volunteer Army

The Student Volunteer Army (SVA) will be rallying Members of Parliament in Wellington today to get backing for the SVA’s innovative Serve for New Zealand: Anzac Day initiative. More >>

Student Volunteer Army heading North

Friday, 11 March 2016, 12:15 pm | Student Volunteer Army

On Saturday 12th March, 90 members of the UC Student Volunteer Army (SVA) will be based in the Marlborough Sounds, assisting in the construction of a 5 kilometre section of the Link Pathway for the first ever “SVA Camp”. This will be the first time ... More >>

SVA's Annual ‘City Care Connect the Community’ Event

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 12:01 pm | Student Volunteer Army

This Saturday 23rd May, the Student Volunteer Army (SVA) with the support of City Care, will spend the day volunteering in the Christchurch community of Phillipstown. More >>

Student Volunteer Army Sustainably Serving the Community

Wednesday, 21 August 2013, 5:22 pm | Student Volunteer Army

The University of Canterbury’s Student Volunteer Army (SVA) has successfully switched from helping out after earthquakes to sustainably serving the community, SVA president Bridget Williams says. More >>

Student Volunteers Rally Around Wellington

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 12:02 pm | Student Volunteer Army

The Student Volunteer Army (SVA) network is growing. Following the recent earthquakes that rocked Wellington and the upper South Island, the Volunteer Army Foundation have offered full support to the development of the "Wellington Student Volunteer ... More >>

Student Volunteer Army’s mission to Japan

Thursday, 21 April 2011, 10:03 am | Student Volunteer Army

This weekend the leader of the Student Volunteer Army (SVA) and a colleague will head to Japan to set up a Japanese version of the Student Volunteer Army. More >>

Student Volunteer Army resumes pre-quake voluntary duties

Friday, 25 March 2011, 2:44 pm | Student Volunteer Army

After up-scaling dramatically to cope with the demand following the 22 February Earthquake, the SVA will now resume its pre-quake status as a club affiliated to the University of Canterbury Students’ Association. SVA founder Sam Johnson, said he and the committee ... More >>

Student Volunteer Army resumes pre-quake voluntary duties

Friday, 25 March 2011, 2:38 pm | Student Volunteer Army

After up-scaling dramatically to cope with the demand following the 22 February Earthquake, the SVA will now resume its pre-quake status as a club affiliated to the University of Canterbury Students’ Association. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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