Cara Reid

Cara is club president for St Bernadette’s Gym Club but that is not all she does. She makes sure we have enough coaches for classes, sorts new enrolments so the classes are well balanced, deals with arrangements for coaches and judges to travel and have accommodation for courses, and sources funding opportunities. In among this she has … Read more

Volunteering Otago Media

Check out the following articles of Volunteering Otago and Volunteering Centrals work during the last four weeks. Volunteering Otago on Otago Access Radio // //

Ange Leach

Ange has been helping in the dementia unit at St Andrew’s Care Home for the past four and a half years with craft and art. She brings new ideas to the residents and has a lovely gentle approach. Ange brings her artistic talents to the home and encourages residents to interact and enjoy.

Migrant Volunteering Workshops

Volunteering New Zealand is partnering with Volunteering Otago to deliver interactive migrant and volunteering workshops for recent migrants. The workshops are designed to inform recent migrants about the opportunities and benefits of volunteering in New Zealand. The workshop is taking place on Tuesday the 24th of March at Dunedin Community House. You can register for … Read more

Peter Lim

Peter has won Volunteer of the year for the outstanding work he has done for the Dunedin Public Library. He has been taking part in the Library’s Crowdsourcing Project to type hand written index cards via their online digital archive “Scattered Seeds”. The cards can be tricky to read and require concentration to accurately input … Read more

Val Todd

Val has been volunteering with the Blind Foundation for 38 years. In this time she has been a Committee member on the Dunedin Blind Social Club, an active fundraiser for Guide Dogs and is still currently a volunteer driver, bringing ladies into the Foundation each Monday for the Friendship group. she also assists with the … Read more

Shannon Douglas

Shannon is one of the Dunedin Fringe’s most cherished volunteers and they are delighted that his long-standing service is being recognised. Every year the Fringe distribute 7000 printed programme guides throughout the region and this is a key element of their marketing strategy. They rely heavily on volunteers for this and Shannon always works tirelessly … Read more