Ako Kōtui – Networking Series are lunchtime sessions to connect, share and network. Each webinar will see guests sharing their experience of relevant issue AND provide an opportunity for participants to discuss and share.

Learn about research and practical ideas, share the challenges and successes of managing volunteers, and build your resilience with a like-minded network.

Previous sessions

Volunteering in New Zealand’s Regions – 23 November 2023

Volunteering in Aotearoa New Zealand remains strong, yet the volunteering experience can differ across regions. In this webinar Volunteering New Zealand research director Johann Go unpacks new insights into regional differences and challenges as outlined in the State of Volunteering Regional Report.

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Recognition of Volunteers – 27 April

Volunteer managers from six organisations share their practices for recognising and rewarding volunteers.

Deep Dive into the State of Volunteering Report 2022 – 24 March

In this session we heard from Research Director, and SOV 2022 report writer Johann Go on key insights from the ‘State of Volunteering in Aotearoa New Zealand 2022 Report’.

Read The State of Volunteering 2022

Volunteer Management Systems 2 March 2023

Hear from a panel of volunteer-involving organisations and their experiences of Volunteer Management Systems. Panel members include: Gail Marshall, co-founder Community Comms Collective; Carey Buck, volunteer coordinator for IHC Friendships Programme Wellington and Hutt Valley; and Jo Guest, contract event volunteer coordinator, Wanaka. Facilitator: Heidi Quinn, Volunteer Management Lead, Volunteering New Zealand.

Read What’s all the fuss about Volunteer Management Systems