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NVW - How Do You Thank Your Volunteers?
NVW - How Do You Thank Your Volunteers?

16 June 2021 | Home Items

We encourage managers / coordinators / leaders of volunteers to make sure you are recognising and rewarding the volunteers within your organisation th...

Volunteer Handbooks (Part 3): What else should you include?
Volunteer Handbooks (Part 3): What else should you include?

14 June 2021 | Home Items

We have now established that a volunteer handbook is an essential part of the productivity of your organisation and of risk management. The people who...

Volunteer Handbooks (Part 2): What should you include?
Volunteer Handbooks (Part 2): What should you include?

11 June 2021 | Home Items

A volunteer handbook is an important investment in the productivity and risk management of your organisation. People who are giving their time, energy...

My Experience as a Board Trustee
My Experience as a Board Trustee

9 June 2021 | News

In late 2020, I formally joined the Board of Top of the South Neighbourhood Support (TSNS), an organisation dedicated to creating safe, resilient, and...

Volunteer Handbooks (Part 1): Why Have One?
Volunteer Handbooks (Part 1): Why Have One?

7 June 2021 | News

A volunteer handbook can be an essential organisational resource. High-performing organisations often require that all staff, paid or volunteer, work...

Inclusion - What is it really?
Inclusion - What is it really?

4 June 2021 | News

When we ask people to define inclusion, some of the definition we get are: the act of creating environments in which any individual or group can feel...

Board Members - They're Volunteers Too!
Board Members - They're Volunteers Too!

2 June 2021 | News

Fun fact - those people sitting around the board room table, acting as trustees for our community organisations, they're volunteers too! It's somethi...

Tackling Volunteer Myths
Tackling Volunteer Myths

31 May 2021 | News

Aotearoa New Zealand has a wonderful culture of volunteering and giving back to the community. It is always reassuring to see that regardless of what...

Volunteer Spotlight - Mia
Volunteer Spotlight - Mia

28 May 2021 | News

We love telling local volunteer stories so we're rapt to be able to share a quick Q & A we did with Mia from the Rarangi Surf Life Saving Club. H...

Engaging Event Volunteers - How Hard Is It Really?
Engaging Event Volunteers - How Hard Is It Really?

24 May 2021 | News

In the 10 years that I have been with Volunteer Marlborough, I have been involved with the recruitment of a huge number of volunteers for various even...