The Volunteer Centre Network offers a range of training and capability development opportunities throughout New Zealand.  Outlined below is a snapshot of what is on offer. This page is updated regularly and we try to ensure that is up to date. You can also find your nearest Volunteer Centre here.

Dunedin Leaders of Volunteers: National Volunteer Week

Hosted by Volunteer South

10AM – 11AM, Wednesday, May 19th 2021

National Volunteer Week Planning for Volunteer-Involving Organisations

Central Lakes Leaders of Volunteers (Alexandra)

Hosted by Volunteer South

10:30AM – 11:30AM, Monday, May 24th 2021

Waitaki Leaders of Volunteers: Youth Volunteering

Hosted by Volunteer South

3:30PM – 4:30PM, Wednesday, May 26th 2021

Youth Volunteering for Volunteer-Involving Organisations

Working with migrant volunteers (Dunedin)

Hosted by Volunteer South

9:30AM – 11:30AM, Thursday, May 27th 2021

Newcomers to Dunedin and New Zealand are keen to give back to the community they live in, but the way that we volunteer in New Zealand is often a lot…

Community Governance Mentor Programme

Hosted by Volunteer Kapiti

1 Jun 2021 – 1 Dec 2021

Are you currently on a Kāpiti Community Governing Board/Committee?

We are partnering with Mentoring Foundation New Zealand and the National Strategy for Community Governance to pilot a Governance Mentoring Programme right here in Kāpiti. The programme is free and will run for 6 months, starting in June.Facilitated by Aly McNicoll, LEAD Centre for Not for Profit Leadership

Getting on Board

Hosted by Volunteer Wellington

9:30AM – 12:30PM, Wednesday, June 2nd 2021- Wellington

Facilitated by Aly McNicoll, LEAD Centre for Not for Profit Leadership

WORKSHOP: Volunteer Impact Reporting – ONLINE

Hosted by Volunteer Waikato

10AM – 11:30AM, Thursday, June 3rd 2021

Discover a variety of ways to showcase the true value and significance of the work your volunteers do, and learn the difference between inputs, outputs, outcomes and impacts.

Sustainable Funding Workshop

Hosted by Volunteer Kapiti

9:30AM – 4:00PM, Thursday June 10th 2021 – Paraparaumu

Are you sick of scrambling from one funding round to the next?
Would you like your organisation to have a reliable income, but are unsure where to start?

Getting your Board Onboard: A Practical Guide to Governance

Hosted by Volunteer Kapiti

9:30AM – 4:00PM, Saturday June 12th 2021 -Paraparaumu

Would you like to get all your trustees and management on the same page?
Do you want to develop effective Governance practices for your organisation?
Would you like to create a clear, shared understanding of what good governance looks like?
Would you like your organisation to have a reliable income, but are unsure where to start?

Dunedin Leaders of Volunteers: Diversity +

Hosted by Volunteer South

10AM – 11AM, Wednesday, June16th 2021

Diversity+ for Volunteer-Involving Organisations

Waitaki Leaders of Volunteers: Fundraising

Hosted by Volunteer South

3:30PM – 4:30PM, Wednesday, June30th 2021

Fundraising for Volunteer-Involving Organisations

WORKSHOP: Volunteer Recruitment Made Easy – ONLINE AUG 2021

Hosted by Volunteer Waikato

10AM – 11:30AM, Wednesday, August 4th and 11th 2021

PLEASE NOTE: This workshop will be held in two parts:
A. Wednesday, August 4th, 10am-11.30am
B. Wednesday, August 11th, 10am-11.30am – registration is for BOTH PARTS