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Supporting Community Organisation Governance Volunteers

Friday, 14 June 2024, 6:35 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

This year Volunteering Canterbury wishes to ‘shout out’ to those in voluntary governance roles with not for profit organisations – thank you for all you do in the community. More >>

A Shout Out To Environment Volunteers

Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 5:41 am | Volunteering Canterbury

On Arbor Day, Volunteering Canterbury is delighted to announce its plans to ‘shout out’ to environment volunteers. More >>

Community Engagement for Impact

Monday, 6 May 2019, 3:14 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

“By showcasing the range of volunteering across the region there was an opportunity to share the impact which community engagement is having – whether it be improving safety on the roads, helping people feel safe in our cities, reducing isolation, ... More >>

Volunteering Valued

Friday, 10 August 2018, 10:24 am | Volunteering Canterbury

Announced as a finalist in the Rata Foundation Champion Community Impact – Small Enterprise category of the Westpac Champion Business Awards 2018, Volunteering Canterbury is delighted to have acknowledgment of its place in the community sector and contribution ... More >>

The Relationship Between Generosity And Impact

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 11:57 am | Volunteering Canterbury

The generosity of our community is as evident as ever in Christchurch says Volunteering Canterbury Outreach and Marketing Manager, Glenda Martin, who is privileged in her role to see this happening on a daily basis. “Take for example”, she says, “the ... More >>

The Heart of Our Community: Recognising Volunteers

Sunday, 10 June 2018, 1:18 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

Media Release The Heart of Our Community: Recognising Volunteers National Volunteer Week, 17 to 23 June 2018, celebrates the importance of volunteering in New Zealand and the goodwill of the people who give up their time for it. The theme for this ... More >>

Give. Grow. Inspire – Mobilising Student Volunteers

Monday, 16 April 2018, 9:33 am | Volunteering Canterbury

From April 16-22, Student Volunteer Week (SVW) 2018 will celebrate, motivate and encourage student volunteers throughout New Zealand. More >>

Volunteers Transform the World

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 3:37 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

“Social change relies on volunteers”, Glenda Martin, Volunteering Canterbury’s Outreach and Marketing Manager says, “and although we know that volunteering through our member organisations impacts on nearly 40,000 people in this region each year, ... More >>

Managing Volunteers’ Gifts of Time

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 4:00 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

”Until someone invents the instant volunteer (just add water, microwave for two minutes, then stir!), involving volunteers takes time. You’ve got to develop the right roles, identify the target audience, create engaging recruitment materials, ... More >>

International Volunteer Managers’ Day

Friday, 10 November 2017, 11:51 am | Volunteering Canterbury

‘Providing a supportive environment for volunteers is critical to maintaining a vibrant and motivated volunteer core within our society’, Glenda Martin, Outreach and Marketing Manager at Volunteering Canterbury says. More >>

Volunteering Across the Community

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 12:01 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

“People often simply don’t realise the breadth of volunteering in our community”, Glenda Martin, Volunteering Canterbury’s Outreach and Marketing Manager says. More >>

Getting Manly

Monday, 25 September 2017, 7:37 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

Getting Manly “Most community organisations are unconsciously geared toward catering for women volunteers”, says Volunteering Canterbury’s Outreach and Marketing Manager, Glenda Martin, and with that comes the risk of alienating a whole heap of ... More >>

Young People Do Their Bit to Help Community

Friday, 22 September 2017, 7:33 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

YOUNG PEOPLE DO THEIR BIT TO HELP COMMUNITY “It was a fantastic end of volunteering for the term”, Pania Watson from Christchurch’s Haeata Community Campus said, of the efforts today at Delta Community Trust of her team of seven senior students ... More >>

Top 10 Holiday Parks Communities Connect And Everyone Wins!

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 5:26 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

Last week TOP 10 Holiday Parks Group members converged on Christchurch for their national conference. The opportunity for members of the holiday park sector, which provides 36% of New Zealand’s commercial accommodation capacity and 20% of commercial ... More >>

Reflecting Your Community Paramount to Effectiveness

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 1:11 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

Reflecting Your Community Paramount to Effectiveness ‘Reflecting the community you are working in is paramount to your effectiveness’ says Glenda Martin, Outreach and Marketing Manager at Volunteering Canterbury. Each month Volunteering Canterbury ... More >>

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 >>





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