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Volunteer Voices - "It’s an amazing opportunity to help other people realise how amazing they are."

Opportunities. It’s a word used often by Mhairi Rowbottom when talking about her experience with the Girl Guiding movement. It’s like a thread runnin...

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International Volunteer Day 2022 - Together, Act Now.

December the 5th is International Volunteer Day and Volunteer South | Kaitūao o te Taitonga is celebrating volunteers and the change volunteers bring...

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Volunteer Voices - Tasmin Murphy, Doing It For A Cause, Not Applause.

December 5 is International Volunteer Day and this week we met inspiring young Wanaka volunteer, Tasmin Murphy. The Year 9 Mount Aspiring College stud...

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Volunteer Awards 2022. Shining a light on volunteering in our community.

This year, International Volunteer Day celebrates the unity and collective action to support and make a change in our community. After such a tough fe...

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Haere ra, farewell, sayonara Hagino.

Hagino, our amazing Dunedin, Coastal Otago Community Connector, is moving on from our Volunteer South Team. Hagino is a valued member of our small tea...

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Volunteer Voices - “I'm fizzing to help... It’s my seventh marathon volunteering at an aid station!"

The New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty Queenstown Marathon has an international reputation for its scenic course, but volunteer Andi Smillie s...

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Volunteer Managers' diversity and strength recognised.

November 5th is International Volunteer Manager Day with the theme, “Many Backgrounds – One Profession – Stronger Together” This theme celebrates the...

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Member Spotlight

THE BUDDY PROGRAMME Story by Angela Reid, Story Writer Volunteer Winning a supreme volunteer award last year has brought the Buddy Programme a few ben...

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Volunteer Voices - Volunteering helps Shayla support other youth

Story by Angela Reid, Story Writer Volunteer; Photo supplied Shayla Kara knows what it’s like to struggle in dark spaces. But volunteering’s been a so...

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Volunteer Voices - "It's the genuine care for the people we serve that underpins everything we do."

When life throws up a confusing curved ball Laura Smith is a bright and happy voice of reason. A volunteer at Queenstown's Citizens' Advice Bureau (CA...

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