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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...

National Volunteer Week 2013 - Te Wiki Tūao a Motu

National Volunteer Week 2013 - Te Wiki Tūao a Motu

19 May 2013 | Articles

National Volunteer Week (NVW) (previously known as Volunteer Awareness Week) is celebrated annually. Events and celebrations are held across New Zeala...

Barriers to Volunteering

Barriers to Volunteering

19 May 2013 | Articles

Earlier this year our team interviewed an enthusiastic young woman interested in volunteering for an admin position. Options were discussed, her skill...

Board Talk

Board Talk

19 May 2013 | Articles

Hi everyone. As a newly appointed Trustee, I am delighted to contribute to this month’s newsletter. I recently spent a day shadowing the GM and VA sta...

Team Talk

Team Talk

19 May 2013 | EVP

Volunteering Auckland's Employee Volunteering Programme has been busy assisting community organizations to get projects completed. This month one of o...

Volunteer Coordinators / Managers

Volunteer Coordinators / Managers

19 May 2013 | Volunteer Trends

This graph shows the number of paid vs volunteer coordinators registered with Volunteering Auckland. It shows that many of those responsible for our v...

A Break from the Fast Lane

A Break from the Fast Lane

15 May 2013 | Volunteer Stories

Corporate staff form volunteer teams for one-off projects to help others in Auckland, New Zealand. <div class="videoWrapper"> <ifra...


Volunteer Stories

Giving to the retired community

Giving to the retired community

I have spare time while my daughter goes to day care, and I wanted to do something for the community.