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

Volunteering during COVID 19
Are you looking to volunteer in response to Covid-19?

Register with us and we can connect you to opportunities around the country.

Register now

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

Find your local one today.

Find a centre

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

View the list

Approach charities directly
Approach organisations directly.

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

View the list

Volunteer Centres

Volunteer Centres are independently governed and managed organisations that are not branches or regional offices of Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ).

Based in Whangarei

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Based in Tauranga

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Based in Central Auckland

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Based in Napier

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Based in Hamilton

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Based in New Plymouth

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Based in Gisborne

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Based in Whanganui

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Based in Palmerston North

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Based in Wellington

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Based in Paraparaumu

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Based in Masterston

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Based in Porirua

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Based in Lower Hutt

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Based in Nelson

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Based in Dunedin

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Based in Blenhiem

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Based in Alexandra

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Based in Timaru

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Based in Christchurch

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Based in Ashburton

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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

Do Good Jobs

Do Good Jobs is a jobs board to connect do-gooders with volunteer roles at NGOs, charities and social enterprises in New Zealand.


Go to the Do Good Jobs website

Collaborate

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.

Go to the Collaborate website

HelpTank

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

Community Comms Collective

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

Go to the Community Comms Collective website