Volunteering roles available in Horowhenua.

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

Friendship Volunteer

Form friendship with a person with a disability

Life Skill Mentor

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

Support People

Picking clients up from prison on day of release.


Home handyman to assist elderly gentlemen to dismantle furniture prior to moving house.

Office Cleaner

General Office Cleaning

Housekeeping Volunteers

Volunteer to assist with cleaning

Activities Volunteer

Volunteers to assist with the running of Adult Care in Levin

Sport Support Volunteer

Assist with cricket events and/or practices

Morning tea maker for rest home

Volunteer to make morning tea for rest home residents.


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.

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.

Bingo/Housie Caller

Person required to Call Housie/Bingo in a resthome




General reception duties plus interviewing for volunteer resource.


Assisting the Caretaker with general gardening work

Events Manager

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

Administration Assistant

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

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.

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.

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.

Personal Contact Volunteer

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

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.

Driving Elderly

Driver to take residents on outings at the weekends or during the week. love driving and communicating with the Elderly.

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.

Committee Member

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

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.

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 volunteer 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.

Retail Volunteer

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


Seeking committee members to help with direction and sustainability of branch management. Committee meetings are held on Thursdays after shop after 2pm.


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