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Neil at Selwyn Village

Neil at Selwyn Village

14 Nov 2017 | Volunteer Stories

I volunteered here to make a contribution towards helping senior residents with limited mobility.

Show Appreciation

Show Appreciation

3 Nov 2017 | Articles

Mad Monday, Treat Tuesday, Wacky Wednesday, Thoughtful Thursday or Freaky Friday ... any excuse to show your appreciation will be appreciated if match...

Love Language - Language of Appreciation

Love Language - Language of Appreciation

3 Nov 2017 | Articles

Are Volunteers feeling appreciated? Do we effectively communicate appreciation? Do you know their Love Language?

Giving to the retired community

Giving to the retired community

31 Oct 2017 | Volunteer Stories

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

Protecting our native wildlife

Protecting our native wildlife

17 Oct 2017 | Volunteer Stories

I started working to help the birds, and the wonderful people I work with keep me going.

Helping others overcome obstacles

Helping others overcome obstacles

3 Oct 2017 | Volunteer Stories

I've watched the members not only smile and grow but overcome some of the most difficult obstacles.

Helping young people grow

Helping young people grow

19 Sep 2017 | Volunteer Stories

I had a family friend who supported and mentored me when I was young. I felt that I could give back and that I wanted to give back.

Work-life balance

Work-life balance

5 Sep 2017 | Volunteer Stories

It was a big help for people who really needed it. Small things can be very significant to people in their moment of need.

Valuing Volunteering - Recognition

Valuing Volunteering - Recognition

30 Aug 2017 | Articles

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it” William Arthur Ward. Volunteer recognition begins during the....

The people are all sweet

The people are all sweet

22 Aug 2017 | Volunteer Stories

When I first came to New Zealand I received a lot help from others and for the first time I got a feeling of being encouraged and blessed.


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Volunteering brought my studies to life

Volunteering brought my studies to life

It provides me with the opportunity to be able to interact with people from all walks of life on a fundamentally human level, an experience I feel I w...