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.

Volunteering Mid & South Canterbury are supporting the volunteers fighting the fires in Australia with ribbons in the colour of the International Fire Fighter ribbons - red for fire, blue for water.

These ribbons are available at reception at Community House Mid Canterbury, 44 Cass Street , Ashburton for a gold coin donation. All money raised will go to the the Fire Fighters in Australia.

If you are in South Canterbury and would like a ribbon please let us know as we can have them available from the 24th January in our South Canterbury office
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Welcome to 2020. The Mid Canterbury office is open and the South Canterbury office opens next Monday.

Planning is already underway for events and training's for 2020. Pencil the following into your diary

Mid Canterbury Funding Forum March, South Canterbury Funding Forum May, National Volunteer Week 21-27 June, International Managers of Volunteers Day 5th November, International Volunteers Day 5th December.

Keep an eye out for more details about these events.
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A big thank you to the Lions Foundation for their grant to Volunteering Mid & South Canterbury for administration and rent costs.

We appreciate the Lion Foundation grant as this assists us to have a presence and work in the Ashburton District from our office at Community House Mid Canterbury.
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Happy New Year to you all and all the best for 2020.

If you are a volunteer we hope you continue to enjoy your volunteering in 2020.

If you aren't a volunteer, what about making a New Year resolution to give volunteering a go in 2020?

If you want to find out more about volunteering or volunteering roles contact us.
Ashburton Office - Dellwyn ph 3081237 ext 240 or

Timaru Office - Lou ph 687 7364 or

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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.