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Nelson Public Libraries’ 175

On 27 September, Nelson Public Libraries, and our early partners, the Nelson Institute will celebrate 175 years of operation. No other library in the country can say they have served the community for a longer period of time. All are welcome to join us – we have events, and displays, throughout the day.Read More

Nelson’s Ageing Community – 27 September

Council is bringing one of Australasia’s leading demographers to Nelson. Dr Natalie Jackson will explain the demographic changes sweeping New Zealand and what this means for Nelson. This presentation will help groups understand the changing needs of the Nelson community. A presentation from the Commission on Financial Capability will follow.Read More

2018 Nelson Youth Council Applications – Open Now! – closes 19 October

2018 Nelson Youth Council Applications Now Open!!!
Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā: kua tuwhera te wā mō ngā tononga ki te Kaunihera Rangatahi o Whakatū!!!
The Nelson Youth Council is seeking Youth Councillors for 2018. Young people who are eager to keep Nelson a great place to live, and are enthusiastic to get involved, should apply. Meetings are held every month from February to October. Youth Councillors can be between 14 and 24 years old. If you would like to help make Nelson more awesome for young people, complete an application form, either on-line at www.nelson.govt.nz/youthcouncil or pick one up from the Nelson City Council office, libraries or high schools. For further information contact Steve on 546 0339 or steve.stiles@ncc.govt.nz .
Applications close on Wednesday 19 October
Ka pū te ruha, ka hao te rangatahi!Read More

Developing meaningful roles for volunteers – half day workshop – 17 November

Developing meaningful roles for volunteers A half day workshop facilitated by Rob Jackson from the UK. Developing roles for volunteers is an aspect of volunteer management that gets little attention compared to the more popular topics of recruitment and selection. Yet without well designed, meaningful and motivating volunteer roles, it is often much harder to get and keep volunteers. This workshop will provide a method – and outline the key …Read More

Funding and Relationship Manager – closes 27 September

This is a new role in an organization working towards keeping families and communities safe. SVS-Living Safe has over 30-years working with adults, young people and family whanau affected by family and other forms of violence / abuse. With 15+ staff and a geographic spread delivering a suite of programmes and services from Kaikoura, Marlborough, Nelson, Motueka, Golden Bay through to the West Coast, this is an exciting time to …Read More

Summer Camp USA Opportunities

We are currently on the hunt to recruit enthusiastic, active individuals who have volunteering experience and over the age of 18 yrs. to travel to the US to instruct American Youth in Sporting activities. The sports you offer such as Hockey, Basketball and Athletics, just to name a few are all in-demand activities at camp which is why I am contacting you. It’s a pretty amazing job – they would …Read More