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Home Help Service Volunteer


Royal NZ Plunket Trust


Practical Help





We offer practical support to families with preschool-aged children, through our volunteer-based programme. We connect our volunteers with families and they provide support through various different ways. This can include: Accompanying clients to appointments, vacuuming, hanging/folding washing, and advice around household management, and routines.

This is a great way to give back to the community and make a real difference for families.

"Our volunteers are special people who make a real difference for families".


We are looking for people who:

  • Are reliable and Honest

  • Show empathy and kindness

  • Are energetic and positive

  • Are open-minded

  • Are confident

  • Want to make a difference

Ongoing support and communication with the Co-coordinator Emilee.

Full policy, personal safety and home-visit training is provided.

Social support through group meetings with our lovely group of volunteers

Time commitment

1-1.5 hours per week consistently for 6 weeks at a time. This can sometimes be more if the family is in need of longer-term assistance.

Getting started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

Ref: 1366

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