Resources for Volunteers

This page contains PDF and link information that is of use to volunteers, or those considering volunteering.

Covid-19 Volunteer Guidelines
A resource for volunteers to ensure they understand and take every precaution to ensure they keep themselves and others safe when volunteering during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Health And Safety Rules For Volunteering with Volunteering Waikato

Voluntary Job Categories
A great resource to view if you are not sure what you would like to do or to see ways you can support your community.

Fact Sheet - Do I Need A Work Permit
If you want to volunteer in New Zealand, it is wise to check the fine print first.

WorkSafe Fact Sheet - HSWA Information For Volunteers
The obligations, duties and rights contained in the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) make it clear that everyone has a role to play in ensuring health and safety at work. This fact sheet explains how HSWA applies to volunteers.