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In an emergency

In an emergency

14 Apr 2013 | Volunteer Stories

Sarah Case volunteers at the North Shore Hospital as a Friend of the Emergency Department.  “I walk around the emergency department and chat to patien...

Team Talk April 2013

Team Talk April 2013

31 Mar 2013 | EVP

The latest Team Talk newsletter from our Employee Team Volunteering programme is available for download.

Being confident in my abilities

Being confident in my abilities

14 Mar 2013 | Volunteer Stories

Sanoja Lokuliyanage is twenty-two years old and in her final year at AUT. She is studying a Bachelor of Communication, majoring in Advertising Creativ...

SmashFest 2013 - Demolition Derby

SmashFest 2013 - Demolition Derby

6 Mar 2013 | Articles

Are you a Petrol Head? Do you enjoy being around cars of the smash and bash variety? We are looking for volunteers to assist at the 2013 SmashFest, Sa...

Fascinated by Experiences

Fascinated by Experiences

14 Feb 2013 | Volunteer Stories

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...

Beth Kanter Biography

Beth Kanter Biography

31 Dec 2012 | People

Beth is a well-established international leader in not for profits’ use of social media. Her first book “The Networked Nonprofit,” introduced the sect...

Reflecting on volunteer efforts...

Reflecting on volunteer efforts...

27 Nov 2012 | Articles

Martin J Cowling says: The end of the year gives us a chance to reflect on a lot of things. For those who involve volunteers in delivery of services,...

Professional Development Series 2013

Professional Development Series 2013

6 Nov 2012 | Articles

<strong>Professional development training workshops</strong> being offered by Volunteering Auckland in 2013 - contact us for further infor...

Kaupapa Maori Based Volunteering – enriching your volunteer experience

Kaupapa Maori Based Volunteering – enriching your volunteer experience

6 Nov 2012 | Articles

Mahi aroha is the Te Reo term that most closely translates to the concept of voluntary work. Mahi aroha is the unpaid activity performed out of caring...

Coaching & Managing Volunteers - dealing with process, practice and personalities

Coaching & Managing Volunteers - dealing with process, practice and personalities

6 Nov 2012 | Articles

This practical, one day course will improve your ability to motivate, manage and develop others in ways that work in your not-for-profit organisation....


Volunteer Stories

Passionate about young people

Passionate about young people

It felt good to know that I was helping make a difference for young people. One word at a time, one dollar at a time.