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Photographer needed for our AGM

Photographer needed for our AGM ChangeMakers Refugee Forum

Time

3 - 5 Hours

Location

Wellington

Help us photograph our Annual General Meeting and produce photographs we can use over the coming year in our publications and on our social media.

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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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Photoshop Extraordinaire needed!

Photoshop Extraordinaire needed! Child Cancer Foundation

Time

8 - 24 Hours

Location

Virtual

For ten weeks in the autumn of 2018, Auckland will host 47 individually designed and beautifully created owl sculptures as well as 60 owlets decorated…

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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: Be someone's star by volunteering at the Wellington City Mission Street Day

Team Event Volunteering: Be someone's star by volunteering at the Wellington City Mission Street Day Wellington City Mission

Time

1 - 8 Hours

Location

Wellington

The Wellington City Mission works to identify and address people’s underlying issues to create positive outcomes. Each year we run our Christmas St…

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Team Event Volunteering: World AIDS Day street appeal-Wellington

Team Event Volunteering: World AIDS Day street appeal-Wellington New Zealand AIDS Foundation

Time

4 - 8 Hours

Location

Wellington

World AIDS Day is an opportunity for New Zealanders to unite in the fight against HIV. Volunteer to help end HIV transmission, end HIV stigma and comm…

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Team Event Volunteering: Help spread holiday cheer as a volunteer gift wrapper

Team Event Volunteering: Help spread holiday cheer as a volunteer gift wrapper Mary Potter Hospice

Time

1 - 8 Hours

Location

Wellington

Mary Potter Hospice hosts an annual gift wrapping fundraising event from Saturday 9 December through to Sunday 24 December. We could not achieve the f…

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Team Event Volunteering: Helpers Needed for Special Olympics New Zealand

Team Event Volunteering: Helpers Needed for Special Olympics New Zealand Special Olympics Wellington

Time

2 - 9 Hours

Location

Wellington

Special Olympics New Zealand is hosting their ninth National Summer Games in Wellington - and we need your help running the events! The Games highligh…

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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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Add your magic speech writing skills

Add your magic speech writing skills ChangeMakers Refugee Forum

Time

2 - 3 Hours

Location

Virtual

We have an important event coming up and looking for a professional speech writer to take the 10 minute speech we've written and make it snappy and en…

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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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Bullying Sucks - Help us share this and create change by clarifying our mission, vision and values statements

Bullying Sucks - Help us share this and create change by clarifying our mission, vision and values statements Sticks 'n Stones

Time

12 - 20 Hours

Location

Virtual

We need an enthusiastic, clear communicator with experience in copy writing or organisational communication who would enjoy working alongside young pe…

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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 love reviewing policies? We need your help!

Do you love reviewing policies? We need your help! JustSpeak

Time

5 - 20 Hours

Location

Virtual

We are in urgent need of some current policies written for our organisation. A review of what policies we do have would be great and then filling t…

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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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My Kids Village: help make our website more parent friendly!

My Kids Village: help make our website more parent friendly! My Kids Village

Time

8 - 16 Hours

Location

Wellington

Now our website has almost 100 providers profiling with us I want parents to be able to 'like' the providers they use and trust. The number of 'likes…

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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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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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Donor Research - Plan Development

Donor Research - Plan Development Aviva

Time

10 - 16 Hours

Location

Christchurch

We are looking for a Market Researcher to design a plan that enables us to better understand our donors.

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Creating a marketing theme for a regular donor campaign

Creating a marketing theme for a regular donor campaign Breast Cancer Support Service Tauranga Trust

Time

1 - 2 Hours

Location

Tauranga

I would like to work with a creative thinker with marketing experience to help me come up with a theme for a regular donor scheme we want to launch. …

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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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