Volunteering

Why Volunteer?

  • To gain new skills
  • To meet new and interesting people
  • To add work experience for your CV
  • To develop self confidence
  • To increase your network of contacts
  • To try out something new
  • To give to the community
  • To become involved
  • To help people
  • To do something worthwhile
  • Put your study into practice

 

Organisations who have attended the Unitec Volunteering Day in the past

Volunteering Auckland                                 www.volunteeringauckland.org.nz

Recruitment and Referral organisation for the Not for Profit sector with a wide range of voluntary roles available from over 200 community organisations across Auckland.

NZ Breast Cancer Foundation                      – www.nzbcf.org.nz

Fundraising events to raise awareness (Pink Ribbon Street Appeal, Pink Star Walk),
event planning, coordination, social media, administration support.

Conservation Volunteers                              – www.conservationvolunteers.co.nz

Projects in the NZ outdoors including wildlife monitoring, habitat conservation, tree planting, track construction and maintenance.

Lonely Miaow Association                            – www.lonelymiaow.co.nz

Fostering cats, rescue, rehabilitation, events (annual book fair), writing, PR,
graphic design, fundraising, administration.

MOTAT                                                           – www.motat.org.nz

Engineering, maintenance of museum artefacts, conducting tours, conservation, restoration, customer service, exhibition hosting, research.

Special Olympics                                            www.specialolympics.org.nz

Opportunities, to enhance the lives of people who have an intellectual impairment,
through coaching in a range of sports, team management, IT, and club administration.
You will be inspired!

Youthline                                                        www.youthline.co.nz

Train to become a Youthline Volunteer Helpline Counsellor, face to face counselling available as well as many programmes for youth development, with ongoing training for volunteers. Help out at events.

 

A few other great organisations that take on volunteers: