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Volunteer to make a difference, and the bonus is you’ll feel great too. We can help you find your perfect volunteer role. Some volunteer for the fun of it,  some for a sense of purpose and some to have a positive impact in the community others. Volunteering can help you with the Five Ways to Wellbeing.

Whatever your ‘why’, Volunteer Nelson is here to support your next step in volunteering.

Start browsing volunteering roles or join one of our programmes below.

View all the latest volunteer opportunities organisations have listed

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Young Leaders

An opportunity for people aged 16-24 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.

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Governance Volunteers

Want to be part of the driving force behind a cause you support, help guide an organisation’s direction, make use of your skills, gain experience? Have you thought of joining a community board or committee? Take a few minutes to fill out a Governance CV, so that organisations know you are out there and what skills and experience you bring, or join in with some of the governance training currently happening to boost your skills.

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This is a community-led initiative aimed at helping the people of Nelson Tasman to better connect to their communities, improving their wellbeing.

Wellby does this in three simple ways – by hosting relaxed Talking Cafés; by promoting the Found Directory; and empowering members of the public to become Signposters, who help point people to the information they need to socially connect.

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Be Collective

Wanting to build your Social CV? The volunteer referral software integrated into our website uses the Be Collective platform. Having an active profile in Be Collective allows you to access a verified record of your volunteering; the hours, skills gained and responsibilities. You can add additional certificates and qualifications along with a profile picture to create and download your Social CV. Volunteering can be a great step on the pathway to paid employment, why not check it out today?

Browse through the opportunities on our website (you’ll be prompted to create a profile in Be Collective once you apply for your first opportunity).

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