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Volunteering Mid & South Canterbury

Volunteering fulfils a social service, builds confidence and
identity, provides skills and a pathway to employment as well as
adding variety and value to life.

Volunteering is for everyone.

 

Looking for a Volunteering Position?

Start by registering on our online database. If you would simply prefer to talk through current volunteer options available, we can meet with you. Telephone us to make an appointment.

Latest News & Events

Keep up to date with what we are doing at Volunteering Mid & South Canterbury.

Do you love animals? Mayfield A & P Show on the 14th March 2020 need a couple of volunteers to assist in the Pet Tent.

The volunteers keep an eye on things like ensuring the animals have water and that they are being handled appropriately.

Assistance is needed from 8am to 2pm but it's not full on for the whole time, as there is the opportunity to wander around and take in the show.

A free entry ticket is provided. If you would like to volunteer with the Mayfield Show contact Jo Doyle ph 021 893 637
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Do you want to find out about volunteering, do you want to support events run by volunteers, do you want a great day out on Waitangi Day - 6th February 2020?

There are two major events happening in Ashburton on Thursday 6th February 2020 so why not make a day of it and attend Multicultural Bites, on East Street Ashburton from 10am-2pm and Waitangi Day at the Marae at Hakatere Marae State Highway 1 from 3pm, a time of connecting, kai (take some to share) and fun

These events happen thanks to a team of wonderful volunteers.

Head along to Multicultural Bites Ticket area and you can find us, Volunteering Mid & South Canterbury with information about volunteering in our district. We will also have our blue and red ribbons available for purchase for a gold coin with money going to those fighting the fires in Australia.
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Do you have a passion to help the young people of Mid Canterbury?

Base Youth Centre is seeking members for their Boards.

The Board is looking for new Board members to support the work they do. If you are interested in helping and supporting our young people this could be the volunteer role for you. If you have IT or website skills, business or finance experience, are interested in youth development or community awareness with a youth focus then Base would like to talk to you about joining their Board.

Base Youth Centre works with young people in the Ashburton Community some of the young people are the most vulnerable members of the community.

As part of the Base Board there are times when you assistance would be required to offer practical help with things like fundraisers

The Board meet for an hour on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 5.15pm-6.15pm

Base Youth Centre works with young people in the Ashburton Community some of the young people are the most vulnerable members of the community.

As part of the Board there are times when you assistance would be required to offer practical help with things like fundraisers

For an hour on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 5.15pm-6.15pm at Base Youth Centre in Burnett Street, Ashburton

If you are interested in being a Board member contact Jenny on 3084978
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Do you have an interest in young people and health?

HYPE Youth Health Centre is looking for Board members to support their work.

HYPE Youth Health Centre is located in Burnett St Ashburton.

They provide a free health service to young people via information, advocacy, support, advice and referrals for 10-24 year olds.

The Board is looking for new Board members to support the work they do. If you are interested in helping and supporting the young people of Mid Canterbury this could be the volunteer role for you.

Contact Sheree ph 027 296 1305 to find out more or express your interest in supporting the work of this valuable service.
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Our Services

We work with volunteers and with community organisations.

For Volunteers

Volunteering is any activity that involves giving your unpaid time, energy and skills for the greater good.

Volunteers create positive changes in many areas.

Human rights, faith communities, health, education, sports and recreation, social services, arts and culture, emergency services, the environment and conservation, animal welfare, and community support development – and that’s just the beginning.

For Community Organisations

Volunteering Mid & South Canterbury offers support in all things volunteering.

We are here to support volunteers and voluntary organisations. We provide  training, information, advocacy, recruitment, placement, recognition and promotion of volunteering.

Community Accounts Service

Bookkeeping assistance for not-for-profit groups.

Groups who are FINANCIAL MEMBERS of Volunteering Mid & South Canterbury, can benefit from FREE ADVICE, and SUPPORT with all matters FINANCIAL / ADMINISTRATION.

We also provide a FULL BOOKKEEPING SERVICE to members.