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.

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

Waitaki Leaders of Volunteers: Fundraising

Hosted by Volunteer South

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

Fundraising for Volunteer-Involving Organisations

Social Media workshop (Dunedin)

Hosted by Volunteer South

9:00AM – 11:00AM, Wednesday, July14th 2021

Social Media is a free tool for marketing but ensuring that your organisation gets the right information out is important. Figuring out how to use it…

Dunedin Leaders of Volunteers: Best Practice

Hosted by Volunteer South

10:00AM – 11:00AM, Wednesday, July21st 2021 

Best Practice Guidelines for Volunteer-Involving Organisations

Central Lakes Leaders of Volunteers (Online)

Hosted by Volunteer South

10:30AM – 12:30PM, Tuesday, July27th 2021

Are you responsible for recruiting, and supporting volunteers?

Waitaki Leaders of Volunteers: Best Practice

Hosted by Volunteer South

3:30PM – 4:30PM, Wednesday, July28th 2021

Best Practice Guidelines for Volunteer-Involving Organisations

WORKSHOP: Volunteer Recruitment Made Easy – ONLINE AUG 2021

Hosted by Volunteering 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

Dunedin Leaders of Volunteers: Practical Beings

Hosted by Volunteer South

10AM – 11:30AM, Wednesday, August 18th 2021

Practical Beings for Volunteer Managers

Waitaki Leaders of Volunteers: Governance

Hosted by Volunteer South

3:30PM – 4:30PM, Wednesday, August 25th 2021

Governance for Volunteer-Involving Organisations

Leading Change

Hosted by Volunteer Wellington

9:30AM – 12:30PM, Tuesday, September 14th 2021 – Wellington

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

WORKSHOP: Successful Volunteer Retention – ONLINE SEPT 2021

Hosted by Volunteering Waikato

10AM – 11:30AM, Thursday, September 16th 2021

Facilitated by Chris Atkinson, Regional Advisor, Volunteering Waikato

PLEASE NOTE: This workshop will be held in two parts:
A. Thursday, September 16, 10am-11.30am
B. Thursday, September 23, 10am-11.30am – registration is for BOTH PARTS

WORKSHOP: Doing the Difficult Stuff Well – ONLINE OCT/NOV 2021

Hosted by Volunteering Waikato

10AM – 11:30AM, Thursday, October 27th 2021

Facilitated by Chris Atkinson – Regional Advisor, Volunteering Waikato

PLEASE NOTE: This workshop will be held in two parts:
A. Wednesday, October 27, 10am-11.30am
B. Tuesday, November 2nd, 10am-11.30am – registration is for BOTH PARTS