Volunteer Wellington is at 39 Webb St from 12.30pm to 2.30pm every second Tuesday. You can find us at KiwiClass on level 1 or Red Cross on level 2. Come and talk to our friendly volunteer team about volunteering and how you can get involved. You can just drop in to see us, or you can make a booking here: Schedule time with me
In Aotearoa New Zealand, volunteering is:
Volunteering is a great way to improve your work skills and your wellbeing!
You can volunteer on any kind of visa, or even if you don’t have one. When you volunteer, you do not get any payment or reward, so it is not classed as employment.
A lot of community organisations ask all new volunteers to have a Police or Ministry of Justice check. This is standard practice – they ask every volunteer to have one. It is to check if you have been charged with a crime that might mean you can’t do the volunteer role safely.