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How to find the South Island kokako - the video!

How to find the South Island kokako - the video! South Island Kokako Charitable Trust

Time

13 - 19 Hours

Location

Christchurch

We need to encourage all outdoors and wildlife enthusiasts to search for the South Island kokako, tragically on the brink of extinction, and explain h…

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We need your graphic skills!

We need your graphic skills! St Vincent de Paul Society Wellington Area

Time

10 - 16 Hours

Location

Wellington

Vinnies Wellington provides free social services to Wellingtons most vulnerable. We are reviewing all Vinnies Wellington marketing assets. 2018 is sha…

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Recruitment guru needed

Recruitment guru needed Addiction Practitioner Association Aotearoa New Zealand (dapaanz)

Time

3 - 12 Hours

Location

Wellington

We are looking for someone to help us recruit an amazing Office Manager. This role is crucial to the running of our organisation. We specifically want…

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We need your fundraising skills!

We need your fundraising skills! MYRIVR Limited

Time

35 - 100 Hours

Location

Virtual

MYRIVR started with a vision to help a small community in South Auckland improve visibility, accessibility and accountability of community services. F…

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Microsoft office 365 guru needed!

Microsoft office 365 guru needed! Dress for Success Wellington

Time

1 - 5 Hours

Location

Wellington

Dress for Success are in the process of (self) migrating over to Office 365 and could really do with a little bit of extra help to check that we have…

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Social Media Strategy Needed

Social Media Strategy Needed Common Knowledge Trust

Time

7 - 9 Hours

Location

Virtual

Our charitable trust has several social media platforms: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest and Linked-in. The Linked-in account is my personal one…

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Team Event Volunteering: Improving ZEALANDIA for the future

Team Event Volunteering: Improving ZEALANDIA for the future ZEALANDIA

Time

6 - 6 Hours

Location

Wellington

Zealandia’s fence is 8.6km long, and covers an area of 225 hectares. We have 3 to 4 rangers in charge of all of the maintenance of the tracks, drains…

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Communications Help Needed!

Communications Help Needed! Young and Hungry Arts Trust

Time

10 - 12 Hours

Location

Wellington

We would like assistance from an experienced communications specialist in developing a communications strategy and implementation plan for some upcomi…

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We are searching for a Web Designer to bring us into the year 2018!!

We are searching for a Web Designer to bring us into the year 2018!! Multicultural Whangarei

Location

Virtual

We are looking for someone to help us develop a new user friendly website. We currently have an outdated website that is not user friendly at all. We …

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 Online marketing skills needed

Online marketing skills needed Common Knowledge Trust

Time

9 - 13 Hours

Location

Virtual

Common Knowledge Trust have developed a series on online resources to assist and prepare families for childbirth. Our Trust was registered as a tax-ex…

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We need your wordsmith skills!

We need your wordsmith skills! Common Knowledge Trust

Time

6 - 8 Hours

Location

Virtual

Common Knowledge Trust, in April, will submit a proposal to the MOH, DHBs, College of Midwives, Parent's Centre, Public Health and other stakeholders …

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Design a marketing campaign for our fundraising event

Design a marketing campaign for our fundraising event ChangeMakers Refugee Forum

Time

8 - 10 Hours

Location

Wellington

In February 2018, ChangeMakers Refugee Forum is holding our first major fundraising event. This will have a corporate focus & will be focussed on chan…

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Set key performance indicators for our organistion

Set key performance indicators for our organistion ChangeMakers Refugee Forum

Time

4 - 6 Hours

Location

Wellington

Our new General Manager is arriving soon & we're keen to have new KPIs designed for them to report to our Board. We have recently implemented a new st…

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Help us develop a Sponsorship Plan

Help us develop a Sponsorship Plan Young and Hungry Arts Trust

Time

10 - 16 Hours

Location

Wellington

We need help with developing a Sponsorship Plan. Our programmes have a huge impact on the young people we mentor and work with, but they have a limite…

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Team  Event Volunteering: Replanting on Motuihe Island

Team Event Volunteering: Replanting on Motuihe Island Motuihe Trust

Time

7 - 8 Hours

Location

Auckland

The Motuihe Island Trust, assisted by volunteers is replanting the island helping to restore native flora and fauna. Motuihe Island was declared pest…

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Thanks Ref! is seeking a Web Site developer

Thanks Ref! is seeking a Web Site developer Positive Peers

Location

Virtual

Kia Ora - we are a community group working to put the fun back into community and competitive sport by building affection and respect for officials; u…

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Help JustSpeak develop a website strategy

Help JustSpeak develop a website strategy JustSpeak

Time

5 - 8 Hours

Location

Wellington

JustSpeak is hoping to launch a new new operational strategy in 2018 which will help us recruit more volunteers and get them more involved in setting …

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Help with our accounting package

Help with our accounting package Chained Dog Rehabilitation & Rehoming NZ

Time

2 - 5 Hours

Location

Virtual

We use Xero accounting package, and we would really appreciate some more technical help ensuring we are using this correctly. We would love a knowledg…

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Team  Event Volunteering: Help us make Defender Bags

Team Event Volunteering: Help us make Defender Bags SpinningTop

Time

5 - 7 Hours

Location

Wellington

Made in New Zealand by the charity SpinningTop, Defender Bags have been designed especially to make a difference in the world. In their own caped-crus…

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Help make Microsoft Office 365 work for us

Help make Microsoft Office 365 work for us Garden to Table

Time

8 - 11 Hours

Location

Auckland

Garden to Table is looking for help designing and managing files, groups and systems in Microsoft Office 365. With the growth of our team, spread tho…

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Develop our website strategy and a basic website

Develop our website strategy and a basic website Families Overcoming Addiction

Time

12 - 16 Hours

Location

New Plymouth

Families Overcoming Addiction are a community group offering support to families who are affected by family member's addiction in New Plymouth. We ha…

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Parenting H.Q. marketing to young families

Parenting H.Q. marketing to young families Kidz need Dadz Charitable Trust Hawkes Bay

Time

5 - 6 Hours

Location

Hawkes Bay

We want to promote our NFP organisation in Hastings with a catchy theme that appeals to a younger generation of parents and families to allow us to co…

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CRM Strategy and System for Skylight

CRM Strategy and System for Skylight Skylight Trust

Time

8 - 24 Hours

Location

Wellington

Anyone who works in the NFP sector can tell you we don't always have the best operating systems. Skylight is certainly no exception here. We need a C…

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Xero Optimization Analysis/ Accounting Package Health Check

Xero Optimization Analysis/ Accounting Package Health Check Skylight Trust

Time

5 - 10 Hours

Location

Wellington

Skylight would like to have our Xero accounting system analysed. We love using Xero but are we using it to the fullest capacity? How can we make o…

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Wonder-coach wanted to challenge, guide and have a laugh!

Wonder-coach wanted to challenge, guide and have a laugh! Skylight Trust

Time

6 - 8 Hours

Location

Wellington

One of our management team would love to benefit from an enthusiastic, experienced mentor and coach. We know that coaching can be transformative, buil…

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Focus on the Future - Wellington Access Radio

Focus on the Future - Wellington Access Radio Wellington Access Radio

Time

20 - 22 Hours

Location

Wellington

We are a community radio station run by an Incorporated Society, which has a Governance Council elected from our membership. The Council would like t…

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Share your website knowledge with us! (Squarespace)

Share your website knowledge with us! (Squarespace) UpsideDowns

Time

4 - 5 Hours

Location

Auckland

We are in need of a volunteer with experience of using Squarespace who can help us with our new website. We would love a hand learning how to use the …

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New social service journal - marketing plan needed

New social service journal - marketing plan needed Social Service Providers Aotearoa Inc

Time

10 - 15 Hours

Location

Wellington

We're launching a new practice journal for the NGO social services sector in early 2018. We need a marketing plan to launch and promote it, and to a…

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Supercharge our communication plan!

Supercharge our communication plan! Garden to Table

Time

12 - 14 Hours

Location

Auckland

We would like assistance from a volunteer with skills in communications to help us update our communications strategy, schedule and style for our diff…

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 Volunteer your coaching skills

Volunteer your coaching skills Who did you help today Trust?

Time

6 - 8 Hours

Location

Wellington

We would love to benefit from an enthusiastic, experienced mentor and coach. We know that coaching can be transformative, build resillience and help u…

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Do you know where the "Any" key is? Web Developer needed!

Do you know where the "Any" key is? Web Developer needed! JustSpeak

Time

6 - 12 Hours

Location

Virtual

We're looking for a web developer to build a better user experience for supporters of JustSpeak. We have a current website and we are looking for s…

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Growing Youth Enterprise in the Far North

Growing Youth Enterprise in the Far North Papa Taiao Earthcare

Time

5 - 6 Hours

Location

Wellington

We are looking for a volunteer who can source or write a range of essential HR and organisational policies that we need to have in place. We have appl…

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Lend your research skills to Mary Potter Hospice

Lend your research skills to Mary Potter Hospice Mary Potter Hospice

Time

20 - 35 Hours

Location

Wellington

We are looking for a skilled researcher to assist the fundraising team and hospice management to improve and implement our new donor strategy. Mary Po…

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Take my Hands need marketing help

Take my Hands need marketing help Take My Hands

Time

16 - 22 Hours

Location

Auckland

We are looking to grow awareness of Take My Hands in NZ and in the Pacific. In New Zealand we're wanting to grow awareness with potential partners, g…

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Graphic design skills needed for Art Project

Graphic design skills needed for Art Project Take My Hands

Time

1 - 2 Days

Location

Virtual

Take my Hands is having it's 5 year anniversary this year, and to celebrate, grow awareness about what we are doing, and raise some funds we have 5 ar…

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Help kickstart an outward bound journey for disadvantaged teens

Help kickstart an outward bound journey for disadvantaged teens Freemasons New Zealand

Time

3 - 4 Hours

Location

Christchurch

As a Freemason, we are encouraged to help our community in any way we can and lead by example. As a member of the Unity Lodge in Christchurch we want …

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Want to help match dogs with their perfect owners using an App?  We need to build one!

Want to help match dogs with their perfect owners using an App? We need to build one! Chained Dog Rehabilitation & Rehoming NZ

Time

25 - 30 Hours

Location

Virtual

We want to build an App so that people can learn about what we do, access resources, volunteer, donate and help match dogs with potential new owners …

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Website Help Needed!  Will pay in doggy smooches!

Website Help Needed! Will pay in doggy smooches! Chained Dog Rehabilitation & Rehoming NZ

Time

24 - 36 Hours

Location

Hamilton

We need our website built so we can get our online profile out there, and get our message out to more people! We are clear about what we need fro…

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The ARK project needs your business mentoring skills!

The ARK project needs your business mentoring skills! Global Lighthouse Missions

Time

5 - 8 Hours

Location

Auckland

ARK project is a forum run by Global Lighthouse Missions to bring together young social entrepreneurs once a month. These young people are currently/w…

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Graphic design skills needed to make our resource a reality

Graphic design skills needed to make our resource a reality Multiples New Zealand

Time

14 - 16 Hours

Location

New Zealand wide

Multiples NZ has created an exceptional feeding resource to support its member families. We need a graphic designer, or someone experienced in using p…

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Media Stocktake on Gender Equality Champions

Media Stocktake on Gender Equality Champions National Council of Women of New Zealand

Time

12 - 18 Hours

Location

Wellington

The Gender Equal New Zealand movement, run by the National Council of Women, is looking for a volunteer to research the media to identify key industry…

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Juice up our online training modules

Juice up our online training modules Cancer Society of New Zealand Inc.

Time

5 - 15 Hours

Location

New Zealand wide

We have a few online training modules for our volunteers. They have been developed a few years ago and are in need of updating. We are now working on …

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Guide our social media strategy

Guide our social media strategy ChangeMakers Refugee Forum

Time

3 - 4 Hours

Location

Wellington

We need to improve our social media outreach and need a social media expert to develop a strategy to help us expand how we tell our story and determin…

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Help us market our educational card game

Help us market our educational card game ZEALANDIA

Time

12 - 16 Hours

Location

Wellington

We need a fantastic marketer to help us develop a marketing strategy for our educational card game. We would also be interested in a small team (2 to…

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Event planner and organiser extraordinaire

Event planner and organiser extraordinaire Wellington Wairarapa Plunket Society

Time

20 - 25 Hours

Location

Wellington

We’re looking for someone who has experience and passion for setting up high-yielding fundraiser events to help us with the planning and organising of…

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Help! We need a website developer!

Help! We need a website developer! Titahi Bay Community Group

Time

8 - 16 Hours

Location

Wellington

We would like to establish a website that is simple and content rich that can link members to the database that we have also requested professional as…

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HR policies - develop/review

HR policies - develop/review Assistance Dogs NZ Trust

Time

10 - 14 Hours

Location

Virtual

Development of best practice HR policies including: 1. Review of consistency across employment contracts 2. Development of employee record keeping…

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Events Team Leader - (ongoing) a few hours / month

Events Team Leader - (ongoing) a few hours / month Bellyful Hutt Valley

Time

4 - 8 Hours

Location

Lower Hutt

We are on the look out for someone with just a few hours spare per month to help a fantastic cause by taking on the role of Events Team Leader here at…

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Human rights and human resources policy development project

Human rights and human resources policy development project New Zealand Down Syndrome Association

Time

8 - 16 Hours

Location

New Zealand wide

We would like the skills of a legal professional who has experience with Human Rights Policies, and would be happy to develop the policy that we curre…

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Helpful architect needed

Helpful architect needed Holy Family School

Time

8 - 16 Hours

Location

Wellington

We do not have any road side frontage. Our driveway is our main access point for our students and is currently quite an unsafe place for children and …

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