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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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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.

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

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...