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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...

Engaging children with reading

Engaging children with reading

11 Jul 2017 | Volunteer Stories

I was looking for something interesting and rewarding to do with my time during a gap between paid jobs.

Launch of new EV volunteering platform

Launch of new EV volunteering platform

14 Jun 2017 | Articles

Its now easier to find a volunteer opportunity for your business team! Volunteering Auckland has launched a new online public platform for your emplo...

Keen volunteers at Special Olympics Tamaki

Keen volunteers at Special Olympics Tamaki

13 Jun 2017 | Volunteer Stories

Sugandha and her partner Vaibhav are both active volunteers for the Special Olympics Tamaki club.

Beyond Expectations

Beyond Expectations

16 May 2017 | Volunteer Stories

As an international student just arriving in New Zealand I wanted to find a way to familiarise myself with the new environment. Completely by chance I...


Volunteer Stories

Saving lives on the water

Saving lives on the water

I moved back to Auckland after 10 years away. I've always done some sort of volunteer work...this time I decided to try something different