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Volunteer Voices - Graham Quinn. "It's like having a relative in town."

“Like having a relative in town” Losing the independence that comes from having your own set of wheels and the ability to drive is tough. When you l...

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Volunteer Voices: "I love that KiwiHarvest ticks two boxes I'm passionate about." Beth Lyons.

A delicious three course meal made entirely from rescued food set Beth Lyons on her volunteer journey. “I attended a dinner where KiwiHarvest and Sus...

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Come and join the Volunteer South team.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Volunteer South team. Are you passionate about volunteering? Do you love working with people? We are lo...

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

Story and photo credit and thanks to Angela Reid. Opportunities. It’s a word used often by Mhairi Rowbottom when talking about her experience with th...

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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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