There are many ways to find a volunteer role, here are some ideas.

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Regional volunteer centre
Contact your local Volunteer Centre, there are 17 of them around New Zealand.

Find your local one today.

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Volunteer opportunity websites
See the list of other organisations in New Zealand that offer online volunteer recruitment services.

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Approach charities directly
Approach organisations directly.

Volunteers bring skills and experiences that charities would love to harness, you can approach one directly.

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Volunteer Centres

Volunteer Centres are independently governed and managed organisations that are not branches or regional offices of Volunteering New Zealand.
Find Volunteer Centres listed here

Online volunteering opportunity websites

Seek Volunteer

SEEK Volunteer is a non-profit initiative provided by SEEK to make volunteering easier. SEEK Volunteer brings volunteers & volunteer-involving organisations together.

Don’t just make a living – make a difference, as well.

Go to SEEK Volunteer website


Collaborate is a mobile app that matches your skills and passions with volunteer opportunities for community organisations. Their goal is to make volunteering fast, fun and addictive.

Collaborate web app

Community Comms Collective

Volunteering our skills and time to help the community sector communicate more effectively.

Go to the Community Comms Collective website


HelpTank makes it easy for talented professionals to give their skills to fantastic community projects in need, making giving even more powerful than ever!

Go to the HelpTank website

Be Collective

New Zealand’s engaging and rewarding platform for volunteers with an advanced end-to-end Volunteer Management System for organisations. Connect, collaborate, measure and celebrate your impact.

Get started, it’s free

Go to the BeCollective website