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Volunteering roles available in Horowhenua.
Keen to apply for it? Contact: horowhenua@volunteercentral.nz

2365
Driver Volunteers

We are looking for friendly drivers to operate our resident van. A valid, clean driver’s license and a police check are essential. No lifting of residents is involved, and the role can be shared.

Location: Levin

Dates/Times: Every Monday. Outings last 1.5 hours.

2364
Visiting Volunteers

Volunteers are matched with residents for regular visits and companionship. Activities can range from a simple chat or sharing a cup of tea, to reading a book or going for a short walk together - whatever best suits the resident. No lifting of residents is required, and a police vetting check is necessary.

Location: Levin

Dates/Times: Scheduled as agreed upon by the volunteer and resident.

2363
Gardeners

We need volunteers to garden, weed, feed, and plant in a small area allocated by a rest home. Police vetting check required.

Location: Levin

Dates/Times: As required/agreed with the volunteer.

2362
Activities Support

We're in need of friendly volunteers to assist with rest home activities. No lifting of residents is required, but a police vetting check is necessary. Your time and kindness can truly make a difference!

Location: Levin

Dates/Times: Any day of the week between 10 am and 4 pm, with a minimum commitment of an hour.

2361
Musical Moments Volunteers

We're in need of volunteers to bring joy to our residents through music – whether it's playing instruments, singing, or both. There's no lifting of residents required, but a police vetting check is necessary. Join us in creating musical moments that brighten lives!

Location: Levin

Dates/Times: Tuesday, Wednesday, or Friday afternoons, starting at 1:30 pm, for up to an hour.

2360
Church Activity Volunteers

We seek enthusiastic, innovative, and team player volunteers to assist with church activities. There's no lifting of residents required, but a police vetting check is necessary.

Location: Levin

Dates/Times: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday, or Sunday mornings, starting at 10:30 am for an hour. We're flexible and can adjust the timing to accommodate volunteers' schedules.

2359
Event Support Volunteers

We're seeking a volunteer to assist with special events like St. Patrick’s Day and Easter, helping to decorate the venue for themed activities. No lifting of residents required. Police vetting check is necessary.

Location: Levin

Dates/Times: Flexible, with a minimum commitment of an hour. We schedule activities based on volunteer availability, including 2 days before the event and on the day of the event if volunteers are interested.

2357
Literacy and Reading Volunteer

We need volunteers to assist four women with mild intellectual disabilities with a weekly reading session and a monthly library trip to renew their books. On another day, you would help one of the ladies with their basic literacy/math/science (3rd form level), resources all provided.

Location: Levin

Dates/Times: To be agreed

2356
Gardener

We need a volunteer to maintain the gardens at Levin and Manakau Clinics. Police vetting check will be undertaken.

Location: Levin and or Manakau

Dates/Times: As agreed with the volunteer.

2335
MAVtech Visitor Host

We are looking for visitor hosts to help share our collection in Foxton’s historic Coronation Hall. The role involves greeting visitors at the door, processing ticket sales, sharing information about our collection, and hosting private visits to the museum. A reasonable level of English is preferred (and if a second language is spoken that would be a big bonus!). The role involves climbing a flight of stairs on occasion and some standing- but chairs are always available. Option for the volunteer to just be based downstairs if this is more suitable. A Police Vetting check may be undertaken.

Location: Foxton

Dates/Times: Last Saturday of each month from 1 pm - 4 pm. Group visits outside of these times usually last for just under two hours.

2334
MAVtech Cinema Usher

This role is perfect for film fans! Take admissions and be an usher during our monthly cinema nights. With MAVtech still using carbon arc projectors, classic cartoons, and newsreels we host a very special night at the movies. We also host private screenings. A reasonable level of English is preferred (and if a second language is spoken that would be a big bonus!) The role involves regularly climbing a flight of stairs- but chairs are always available. Due to interactions with the public and assisting in a darkened cinema, fair hearing and eyesight are preferred (but needn’t be perfect!) A Police Vetting check may be undertaken.

Location: Foxton

Dates/Times: Last Friday of each month (except December) from 6 pm - 9:30 pm. Occasional special bookings.

2333
MAVtech Collection Assistant

We are seeking a volunteer interested in learning about audio-visual history and assisting collection specialists in conserving our treasures. This is the perfect role for students of museum studies wanting to gain work experience with a unique collection. Our goal is to ensure that our collection is fully catalogued, and any exceptionally rare, fragile or unusual items are identified and given appropriate conservation.
The role involves regularly climbing a flight of stairs as well as lifting boxes of items (but other volunteers can assist with lifting duties!) Chairs are always available. Downstairs only roles are possible.

Location: Foxton

Dates/Times: Various times but often during weekends in the daytime.

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