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Corporate Volunteering Done Right
Corporate Volunteering Done Right

16 December 2018 | News

Recently Hobbiton movie set reached out to Volunteering Waikato, with hopes of getting involved with Daffodil Day... the result was win-win!

Learning benefits of volunteering
Learning benefits of volunteering

16 November 2018 | News

‘Not only did these students learn that there are those that cannot afford a simple meal, they learnt that they can do something about it...'

Volunteering Waikato - walking the talk
Volunteering Waikato - walking the talk

16 October 2018 | News

Their community contribution and support of the volunteer sector are a true testament of an organisation that can both walk the walk and talk the talk...

Using Reciprocity to Combat Loneliness
Using Reciprocity to Combat Loneliness

1 September 2018 | Magazine Articles

I’ve been reading about a wonderful organisation in the UK called “GoodGym”. Its focus is to provide opportunities for people to connect with older fo...

The Gift of Volunteering
The Gift of Volunteering

1 February 2018 | Magazine Articles

Volunteering brings so many benefits to individuals. It gives a sense of purpose and structure to our days and keeps us engaging in a positive way...

Rejuvenating and Refreshing Tired Organisations
Rejuvenating and Refreshing Tired Organisations

1 January 2017 | Magazine Articles

Many organisations are struggling to deal with ageing volunteers, and no one is sure where the next generation of people is coming from...

The Gift of Volunteering
The Gift of Volunteering

1 May 2016 | Magazine Articles

Volunteering brings so many benefits to individuals. It gives a sense of purpose and structure to our days and keeps us engaging in a positive way...

Are Young People Volunteering?
Are Young People Volunteering?

1 July 2015 | Magazine Articles

I had an interesting experience recently during a deployment to Whanganui after the flooding. My son and I are both members of an emergency response...

When it is Time to Go… Exiting a Volunteer.
When it is Time to Go… Exiting a Volunteer.

1 November 2014 | Magazine Articles

There are many reasons that your organisation may need to exit a volunteer. It is sometimes necessary, but not always an easy process...

The Top Ten Volunteer Complaints
The Top Ten Volunteer Complaints

1 August 2014 | Magazine Articles

We often we hear the same complaints from volunteers, and mostly these come down to a lack of preparation, sound practices, training, supervision and...