National Volunteer Week 18-24 June
This year’s theme for National Volunteer Week is ‘Live, Laugh, Share, Volunteer’. There are a variety of resources to help you celebrate and thank your volunteers on the Volunteering New Zealand website, including certificates and posters.
This year Volunteer Nelson are seeking volunteer nominations from community groups. We have a variety of $50 gift vouchers for selected nominees. Please get in touch with your nominations.
Want to volunteer?
Would you like another interest? Volunteering is incredibly satisfying. We work with not-for-profit organisations across Nelson-Tasman. Find out how you could get involved and help others. Check out our Volunteering Video below or take a look at some testimonials here.
Sign Up if you’re a new volunteer, or Sign In if you are already registered with us.
Need a volunteer?
Does your not-for-profit organisation need a volunteer? Whether it’s for short term or ongoing volunteer opportunities, we have people ready to help. If your organisation is not currently registered with us, please get in touch with our staff so that we can discuss adding it to the system. Once we have registered your organisation, you will be able to set up a user account, then list and manage volunteer roles and referrals. Please give us a call on (03) 546 7681 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If your organisation already registered with us, then you can:
Click to follow @volunteernelsonyouth on Facebook to keep up to date with opportunities and events to volunteer for in Nelson Tasman.
Supported Volunteer Programme
Do you have a disability and would like to volunteer? Or, are you passionate about helping people and interested in becoming a Support Volunteer? Find out more here.
Nelson Connects - Active Seniors Project
Nelson Connects is a new initiative at Volunteer Nelson for those who are sixty plus in age. People in this age group are frequently thinking about retirement or have already retired from paid work. This is a great time to become involved in volunteering. If you would like to find out more about Nelson Connects click here.
Share your news
Community News and Views is a fortnightly information sharing newsletter. Share your organisation’s news, and see Community News and Views to find out what is happening in the region.
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MOTUEKA – Sunday 2nd July, Community House – Decks Reserve
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Young Leaders Programme
An opportunity for people aged 17-24 years to study for a free Level 3 qualification in Youth Work. If you’re thinking of a career working with young people, or are currently volunteering with young people, find out more here.
Youth and Emergency Services - Tasman
Youth in Emergency Services (YES) Programme
This is an opportunity for young people to experience what it is like to be a volunteer in the emergency services. The programme is for 16 – 20 yr olds and will runs from February until June. Click here to find out more.
We have a list of bands with some availability for community events. You can advertise your band with us or search for a band willing to volunteer their musical services.
If you are in a band and want to register, please visit our Register your Band page.
If you are looking for a band for you upcoming event, please visit our Find a Performer page.