Volunteering roles available in Horowhenua.

Keen to apply for it? Contact: horowhenua@volunteercentral.nz

2136
Front of House and General Helper

This amazing organisation provides environmental education on exotic species' impact on our forgotten native fauna (animals). They have a growing centre with displays and tours and now need help at the front desk to welcome people in and support our educator. The ideal person needs to have an interest in our environment (we will teach you heaps so prior knowledge is not an issue) and be willing to help also with native plant sales. Might suit a tertiary student as internet would be available to study in quiet periods if not helping educator. The person will be managing visitors with vaccine pass checking and using an EFTPOS machine for tours. Must be double vaccinated.

Location: Horowhenua - Foxton

Dates: Sundays - can be every Sunday or rostered every few weeks

Hours: 11 am to 3:30 pm

2135
Wednesday Feeder and General Helper

This organisation provides environmental education on exotic species' impact on our forgotten native fauna (animals). We need someone happy to interact up-close feeding and watering both native and exotic lizards, native fish and invertebrates such as weta, spider, stick insects and happy to handle live bug feeding - mealworms, moths, flies etc. Also, feeding birds and our possum. The person will be responsible for ensuring all animals are feed and watered on Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to help care for our animals as we teach people about the impact introduced species have on many of our forgotten fauna (animals) that are unique to NZ.
Must be double vaccinated.

Location: Horowhenua - Foxton

Dates: Wednesdays

Hours: 2 or more hours between 9am and 2.30pm

2126
Essential Wellbeing Volunteer

Volunteers wanted to play a vital role out in all of our communities during this Covid Pandemic delivering groceries, medication, clothing requirements etc to those in home isolation. Use of a warranted vehicle is a must. Reimbursement for vehicle use will be provided. All PPE, volunteer vest, as well as I.D., will be provided. All volunteers must be double vaccinated and provide proof of this. A firm commitment to this role is extremely important. Those volunteers expressing an interest will be added to a "stand by" list and given training once a commitment has been established.

616
Friendship Volunteer

Form friendship with a person with a disability

1091
Life Skill Mentor

To help clients develop their life skills in group or one on one settings.

2086
Support People

Picking clients up from prison on day of release.

2104
Office Cleaner

General Office Cleaning needed in Levin. One day per week, to choose from Monday - Friday, from 8.30 to 9.00 am.

2041
Activities Volunteer

Volunteers to assist with the running of Adult Day Club in Levin

2036
Morning tea maker for rest home

Volunteer to make morning tea for rest home residents.

1170
Secretary

Secretarial services to ensure the administration operations of the organisation run smoothly. Includes organizing and servicing meetings, with the production of an agenda, writing up of minutes of the meetings.

1161
Outreach Volunteer

Would you like to spread the word about a great organization? Do you have a few spare hours to spend going around your community (perhaps on your bicycle/in your car)? Are you friendly and approachable? We'd love to have you! This care organization is looking for a promotions/outreach volunteer to do some postering to help get the word out about our community services.

1130
Archiving

Archiving

1113
Receptionist

General reception duties plus interviewing for volunteer resource.

1112
Gardener

Assisting the Caretaker with general gardening work

1103
Events Manager

Organise workshops for Hub e.g. Arts & Crafts, Sewing, Education. Capacity building with shops.

1086
Administration Assistant

Meet and greet visitors to our service. Enrolling New Students, Updating Students data into student data base- if able to.

1071
Caring Caller - regionally

Phoning someone on a regular basis to have a friendly chat.
Landline phone needed, not suitable for mobile calls.
High level of clearly spoken English, as many clients are elderly with hearing impairment. Callers need commitment to continue if employed/gained employment as although not a huge time commitment, it is based on building a relationship via phone. Reliability and commitment to call client as arranged is essential.

1021
Volunteer Interviewer

We are looking for people who are keen to undertake the role of Volunteer Interviewers. You would be trained and then responsible for popping the service up in Te Takere (10 -12 Tuesdays), data entry, handling mail and phone enquiries and meeting with potential volunteers and/or organisations (among other tasks). Training and support are provided.

973
General Duties Volunteer

Looking for general duty volunteers with a range of skills to undertake a range of activities. The actual role will depend on the skills of the volunteer. Looking for more than one volunteer.

972
Personal Contact Volunteer

Looking for volunteers to undertake a range of personal contact activities with the role depending on the skills of the volunteer

971
Administration (General)

The role is to support the operations of this Tribal Trust to meet the requirements of its Iwi. The range of functions are broad and the actual role of the volunteer will depend on the skills the person brings.

733
Outing Assistants

Outing assistants travel in the mobility vehicle when the home takes residents out to events, activities and trips. To provide support to the driver, and assist the residents to ensure they have a safe and enjoyable time. A driver and an assistant is needed for each outing. Police vetting will be processed. Outings will be set around the availability of drivers and assistants.

634
Committee Member

Supporting behind the scenes work of the Samaritans.
Time commitment is usually 2-3 hrs a month

633
Helpline Support

Taking calls from those who are lonely, depressed, suicidal etc. Confidential. Volunteers are rostered on to facility which is available 7 days a week 24 hours a day. Training is provided.

592
Visitor to the Elderly

Make a difference or support an older person who is lonely or socially isolated. Visit an older adult either in the community or in a rest home, for 1 hour each week. Are you a warm, caring, mature, reliable person who can build a rapport with an older person? Training and support provided, prior to introductions. We aim to match volunteers with clients who have interests in common & live nearby one another.
References and Police check are required. Need to be a NZ Resident or Citizen and age 18+years.
Full vaccination required.

380
Retail Volunteer

Assisting in the retail side of shop. A regular slot would be appreciated. Timing by arrangement.

352
Sorter

Sorting stock before going into retail shop. A regular slot would be appreciated. Timing by arrangement.

205
Housekeeping Volunteers

Volunteer to assist with cleaning