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See below for three ways we can support you to become a volunteer.
Our online listings offer hundreds of individual volunteer roles available right now across Canterbury.
To find a role where you can make a difference, filter by category, geographical area or time commitment.
It’s quick and easy to request referrals for opportunities you wish to explore further. You can have up to four active referrals at any one time.
If you’d prefer to speak to someone on our team, you can
For those who 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:
If you’d like to speak to someone on our team about group volunteering, please phone (03) 366 2442 or email us with your query.
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 email us with your questions.
You can also sign up for our Volunteering Matters newsletter. We'll send you the latest news, volunteer stories, upcoming events and highlight some of the latest volunteer opportunities.