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Let's Talk

Let's Talk

10 Oct 2013 | Volunteer Trends

Sometimes when we plan a project we tend to think "what if it doesn't work?" and make a Plan B or Plan C. But, how often do we plan for succ...

In Memoriam...

In Memoriam...

5 Aug 2013 | Volunteer Trends

It was with sadness that we learnt of two passings since our last e-newsletter. Dame Barbara Goodman was our Patron from January 1993 until September...

Member Organisation Types

Member Organisation Types

5 Aug 2013 | Volunteer Trends

This graph shows the diversity of member organisations registered with Volunteering Auckland. Volunteering covers a wide variety of organisations and...

Magic Moments

Magic Moments

5 Aug 2013 | Volunteer Trends

Recently we celebrated National Volunteer week and the team from IHC, a member organisation we have had a long standing relationship with, came for a...

Team Talk

Team Talk

5 Aug 2013 | EVP

Volunteering Auckland has brokered over 55 community projects with help from 600 volunteers this past year. These Employee Volunteers gave over 3,300...

Let's Talk

Let's Talk

5 Aug 2013 | Volunteer Trends

EXCITE .. EXCITE ... our new website is now live which incorporates on-line voluntary opportunities and self referrals.  This has been a very big proj...

My First Time...

My First Time...

16 Jul 2013 | Volunteer Stories

As part of our birthday celebrations a group of well-known New Zealand acting talents alongside some of our very own volunteers got together to show t...

One Mum's Story

One Mum's Story

20 Jun 2013 | Volunteer Stories

A chronically sick child in a family usually means a lot of hard work - and not a lot of spare time. But a sick child in Dianne Smith’s family meant s...

Magic Moments

Magic Moments

19 May 2013 | Volunteer Trends

In December VA staff  were invited by one of our long time member organisations for an end of year catch up and coffee. It was a welcome break at a bu...

Let's Talk

Let's Talk

19 May 2013 | Volunteer Trends

National Volunteer Week is fast approaching - 16-22 June - with the theme of "He Tangata, He Tangata, He Tangata" . The most important thing...


Volunteer Stories

Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots

The reason I decided to volunteer is because I am always looking for reasons for give back to the community.