Why Become A Volunteer?
  • Help the community
  • Connect with people
  • Gain experience and skills
  • Support a cause
  • Change society
  • Keep active
  • Gain confidence
  • Be part of a team
  • Have fun
  • Improve your health and reduce stress
  • Boost your C.V. and find employment
How To Volunteer?

See below for three ways we can support you to become a volunteer.

1. Individual Volunteering

Create your free account in a matter of minutes, and find hundreds of volunteer roles. Click here for our online volunteer database. You can search for suitable roles by category, geographical area and time commitment, and request referrals for roles you wish to explore further.

If you’d like to speak to someone on our team about volunteering, please phone us: (03) 366 2442 or 0800 865 268, or send your questions via our contact form.

2. Group Volunteering

You may enjoy doing voluntary work within a group. We have opportunities available for one-off and longer term projects. Some recent projects undertaken by groups were:

  • Papanui Primary School – Greening the Rubble (planting at Tranquility Garden)
  • Middleton Grange School – Hohepa Barrington (landscape tidy up)
  • Casebrook Intermediate – Hohepa Halswell (gardening tidy up)
  • Bahai’i Group – St Vincent de Paul (bagging firewood for distribution)

    If you’d like to speak to someone on our team about group volunteering, please phone Glenda on : (03) 366 2442 or 0800 865 268, or send your questions via our contact form.

3. Other Services

If you’d like more support, we welcome people to our office to discuss your volunteer options with us face-to-face.

Our Schoolsmatch service helps secondary schools and students use our service more easily.

And our Skillsmatch service helps people look for specific skills-based roles.

If you’d like to speak to someone on our team about these services, please phone us: (03) 366 2442 or 0800 865 268, or send your questions via our contact form.