Volunteering New Zealand is running a mentoring programme for volunteer co-ordinators/ leaders. The next programme runs from May to November 2024. We’ve already had applications from wonderfully deserving mentees – could you be a mentor to one of them?

For a small amount of time (an hour a month) you could make an incredible difference. The volunteer co-ordinators we’ve spoken to for the programme get no paid training for their roles, yet they are responsible for many volunteers and significant work.

We’re running a proven mentoring programme, with support from the Mentoring Foundation. As a mentor, you will find you get as much from the programme as the mentee!

Here are some comments from participants in our previous programme:

“I am so enjoying this and as I know I am getting as much from it as I hope the mentee is, it has led me to think of maybe looking to do it more in future. It’s a fantastic initiative and so well organised. THANKYOU!” (mentor)”

“I’m really enjoying my mentor. She has been very helpful for me in regard to ‘what next’ for my volunteer project and beyond. A big thanks to VNZ for that programme, it is very valuable particularly as I have limited support in my current role.” (mentee)

If you are an experienced volunteer manager and would like to help others in their leadership development, we would love to hear from you. Find out more and apply.