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Volunteering Higher In Rural New Zealand

Monday, 13 November 2023, 12:13 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

More people volunteer in rural New Zealand compared to the national average, a new report from Tūao Aotearoa Volunteering New Zealand shows. “We know volunteering across Aotearoa is generally strong but we wanted to understand how experiences might ... More >>

Volunteer Best Practice Guidelines Will Help Volunteers To Shine

Monday, 19 June 2023, 8:45 am | Volunteering New Zealand

New Volunteer Best Practice Guidelines to improve volunteering have been released today, to coincide with National Volunteer Week. Michelle Kitney, Chief Executive of Tūao Aotearoa Volunteering New Zealand says, “Volunteering doesn’t just happen, ... More >>

Volunteer Best Practice Guidelines Will Help Volunteers To Shine

Sunday, 18 June 2023, 7:01 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteers contribute $4 BILLION to economy, not 4 million. New Volunteer Best Practice Guidelines to improve volunteering have been released today, to coincide with National Volunteer Week. Michelle Kitney, Chief Executive of Tūao Aotearoa Volunteering New ... More >>

Give Volunteers A Big Shout-out This June

Friday, 2 June 2023, 2:54 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2306/c613a35aa9feb4ea541b.jpeg" width="720" height="720"> Give a Big Shout-out to the volunteers in your community this June, says Volunteering New Zealand. “Volunteers ... More >>

State Of Volunteering In Aotearoa 2022: Healthy But Room To Improve

Tuesday, 13 December 2022, 1:30 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

State of Volunteering in Aotearoa 2022: healthy but room to improveOrganisations are urged to create welcoming spaces for volunteers where everyone who wants to can volunteer on their own terms. Volunteering New Zealand has today released its flagship ... More >>

Volunteers Ensure Communities Supported

Friday, 2 December 2022, 10:48 am | Volunteering New Zealand

More than half of the adult population in New Zealand are volunteers, and the majority are motivated by a desire to give back to the community. Michelle Kitney, Chief Executive of Volunteering New Zealand says 5 December, International Volunteer Day, is an opportunity ... More >>

Research Reveals True Value Of Volunteers In NZ Education

Wednesday, 22 June 2022, 3:38 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

The full extent of volunteer activity in New Zealand’s early childhood education services, schools and kura has long gone unrecognised, but new research highlights the actual impact our volunteers are making - and why it’s so vital to support ... More >>

Volunteering Stars To Shine This National Volunteer Week

Monday, 30 May 2022, 2:28 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand says it’s time for volunteers to shine this National Volunteer Week Te Wiki Tūao ā-Motu 19-25 June. “Volunteers are vital to our communities, and everyone who gives their time to help their neighbour, school, marae or community ... More >>

Recognising Student And Youth Volunteers

Monday, 28 March 2022, 10:33 am | Volunteering New Zealand

Student Volunteer Week 2022 : Give-Takoha | Grow-Whakatipu | Connect-Tūhono runs nationwide from 4-10 April 2022. Student Volunteer Week recognises the tens of thousands of students and youth who connect, give and grow through volunteering, mahi aroha ... More >>

Using Micro Moments To Fuel Macro Change

Monday, 14 March 2022, 12:28 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Over recent years, the concept of microvolunteering has been making waves in the volunteering sector. Described as bite-sized volunteer tasks that allow people to make a difference in their community in small chunks of time, microvolunteering is ... More >>

Volunteers Ensure Communities Supported

Sunday, 5 December 2021, 2:03 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteers and volunteer organisations have been at the forefront of ensuring our communities have been well supported this year, says the Hon Priyanca Radhakrishnan, Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector. The Minister has released a video ... More >>

International Volunteer Managers Day, 5 November

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 11:13 am | Volunteering New Zealand

International Volunteer Managers Day is marked on Friday, 5 November, and is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate those who work to manage, lead and enable volunteers throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. Volunteer trends were changing prior ... More >>

Older Volunteers Critical For Community Sector

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 3:22 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Older volunteers are a critical resource for the community and voluntary sector and can help the sector thrive and revive beyond the Covid-19 pandemic, says Volunteering New Zealand. To co-incide with International Day of Older Persons on 1 October, Volunteering ... More >>

Volunteering New Zealand Supports Minister Of Health Volunteer Awards

Monday, 28 June 2021, 12:28 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand is excited to support the Minister of Health volunteer awards, now open for nominations. “People are volunteering in all parts of the health system, including as companion volunteers in hospitals, first responders in ... More >>

Volunteers Share Stories For National Volunteer Week

Friday, 18 June 2021, 11:50 am | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteers have shared many touching moments of volunteering in the lead up to Te Wiki Tūao ā-Motu National Volunteer Week (20-26 June). Volunteering New Zealand ran a campaign called Connect our Hearts in which volunteers were invited to share ... More >>

Value Volunteering During National Volunteer Week

Sunday, 30 May 2021, 4:55 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand is calling on all types of volunteering to be valued during Te Wiki Tūao ā-Motu, National Volunteer Week (20-26 June). Everyone who gives their time freely deserves to be recognised for their mahi aroha. “Volunteering takes ... More >>

Take A Bite-sized Chunk Of Volunteering On Micro-Volunteering Day

Friday, 9 April 2021, 6:37 am | Volunteering New Zealand

Time-poor people can still be volunteers, with an upcoming Micro-volunteering Day on 15 April, says Volunteering New Zealand. “Micro-volunteering is quick and convenient – it might only take a few minutes and be done from your own home,” says Volunteering ... More >>

Volunteering Led To Community And Career

Sunday, 21 March 2021, 5:22 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Lara began volunteering with Youthline in her first year of studying Psychology, at first to see if it was something that she could pursue as a career. “I kind of thought well if I hate it at least I’ll know now, and if I love it then great, ... More >>

From Student To Teacher, Coding Volunteer Leads Kiwi Kids

Tuesday, 16 March 2021, 5:39 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Kusal was first taught how to code by volunteers and found a lifelong passion. Now he volunteers teaching coding and hopes to inspire kiwi kids in the same way. “I got the opportunity to help volunteer for a code club over at the primary school ... More >>

Celebrating Student And Youth Volunteers

Friday, 5 March 2021, 3:48 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Student Volunteer Week 2021: Give-Takoha | Grow-Whakatipu | Connect-Tūhono runs nationwide from 15-21 March 2021. Student Volunteer Week celebrate the tens of thousands of students and youth who connect, give and grow through volunteering, Mahi Aroha ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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