New COVID-19 Website

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The New Zealand government has put together a COVID-19 website with everything you need to know about the pandemic and how it affects you, in one place. Learn the simple…

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COVID-19 Planning

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COVID-19 Planning – Some useful tips for nonprofits and volunteer engagement leaders as you prepare your organisation’s volunteers for COVID-19.

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New Migrant Workshops

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Volunteering New Zealand is partnering with Volunteering Canterbury to deliver interactive migrant and volunteering workshops for recent migrants – the first of their kind in the South Island. These workshops, to be held…

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Blog Post:
In July we talked a lot about ‘inclusiveness’.  Inclusiveness, in the sense of volunteering, means looking at volunteering programmes and working with organisations to see how their volunteer programmes could be adapted to meet the needs of volunteers who may require it.  Volunteers from different cultures, for example, may need some language assistance; volunteers with physical or mental disabilities may require some assistance accessing information and/or flexibility in their roles and times of volunteering.  What is important is that organisations reflect the communities which they serve.  Does your organisation reflect your community?