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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.

Enabling the success of others

Enabling the success of others

8 Aug 2017 | Volunteer Stories

Helping Special Olympics is very satisfying as you are able to see others achieve and exceed their goals.

Recognition of VIPs

Recognition of VIPs

26 Jul 2017 | Articles

Everyone likes to be recognised for their efforts. Those who volunteer are no different. As an NGO engaging volunteers how are you recognising those...


Volunteer Stories

Volunteering with a big heart

Volunteering with a big heart

I wanted to make a meaningful contribution to the organisation and to learn more about myself.