Strategic Plan 2019 - 2021

Strategic Plan 2019 - 2021

Our Aspirations for Volunteering

Increased volunteering happening across Auckland

  • ease of access to voluntary opportunities
  • more knowledge and awareness of volunteering
  • more people wanting to volunteer

Increased quality and more diverse volunteering opportunities

  • supporting NGOs to identify diverse voluntary opportunities across sectors
  • supporting NGOs to ensure quality volunteering experiences in quality roles
  • increased percentage of NGOs with available voluntary opportunities

Improved, valuable experience for Volunteers

  • longer engagement in volunteering with higher retention rate
  • excellent Volunteer Involving Programmes [ViP]
  • quality Leaders of Volunteering [ALV]

Strategic Drivers

Community Involvement
Uplifting the visibility and capability of volunteering within Auckland communities by:

  • providing professional development opportunities
  • supporting NGOs in their volunteer engagement practices
  • collaboration with partners to support volunteering

Growth in Volunteering
Forming connections for Volunteers with volunteering opportunities by:

  • having a diverse, quality range of voluntary opportunities
  • increase in available voluntary opportunities
  • supporting Corporate businesses with their staff volunteer engagement
  • promoting volunteering

Digital Access
A digitally enabled business meeting the needs of our communities by:

  • development of CONNECTv2 platform
  • engaging and communicating digitally with stakeholders
  • simplicity in digital engagement for stakeholders
  • social media engagement

Ensure Sustainability
Ensuring continual suport for the volunteering environment by:

  • applying appropriate levels of governance
  • leading a cross-skilled, high performing team
  • connecting to funders expectations for volunteering
  • telling the story of VA and volunteering trends

Volunteer Stories

Fascinated by Experiences

Fascinated by Experiences

My first experience of life in New Zealand was as an international student at AUT. When I saw Volunteering Auckland on campus one day, I thought,   “h...