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Volunteer Meetups a hit

More than 400 people have come along to our monthly volunteer meetup group over the past 24 months. In the relaxed ambience of the Southern Cross Garden Bar speakers from 70 of our community organisation members have talked enthusiastically about the volunteer opportunities they have to offer. Matches have been made on the spot as well as new roles created to engage the skills and interests of attendees.

It all began with a conversation two volunteers Chalaka and Claude had back in November 2016. They were looking at ways to promote volunteering and suggested Volunteer Wellington set up a volunteer meetup…..and as they say the rest is history!

Our next meetup group is on Tuesday 8 October, 6.00 - 7.00 pm and you are welcome to come along. If you would like your community organisation to present at one of the 2019 Volunteering meetup sessions contact Julie Thomson