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Design help needed for advertising our Samaritans Annual Street Appeal

Design help needed for advertising our Samaritans Annual Street Appeal Samaritans Wellington

Time

8 - 10 Hours

Location

Virtual

We would like a couple of online and print ads designed for Samaritans Annual Street Appeal in August. The aim of the Annual Street Appeal is to driv…

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Help us select the right donor and volunteer management software

Help us select the right donor and volunteer management software Bellyful New Zealand

Time

15 - 30 Hours

Location

Wellington

We have a long-list of a dozen donor and volunteer CRM system, and need help to assess and select the right product for Bellyful. The donor managemen…

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Lifting the Lid on Slow Food Auckland - Sorting and magnifying our Digital Presence

Lifting the Lid on Slow Food Auckland - Sorting and magnifying our Digital Presence Slow Food Auckland

Time

10 - 20 Hours

Location

Auckland

Slow Food Auckland. Welcome to the table. We inspire individuals and communities to change the world through food that is good, clean and fair for a…

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Share your social media savvy skills!

Share your social media savvy skills! ChangeMakers Refugee Forum

Time

3 - 4 Hours

Location

Virtual

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 organise our first fundraising event!

Help organise our first fundraising event! ChangeMakers Refugee Forum

Time

20 - 30 Hours

Location

Wellington

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

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Tawatawa Reserve need your graphic design skills

Tawatawa Reserve need your graphic design skills Tawatawa Reserve (SEA)

Time

10 - 12 Hours

Location

Virtual

We are wanting a poster and brochure designed for our new "Adopt a Spot" initiative. We are raising from seed around 1,500 native plants per year…

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Help us with our 1st Communication Plan

Help us with our 1st Communication Plan No One Ever Stands Alone(NESA)

Time

16 - 20 Hours

Location

Auckland

We have our Strategy for 2018 and are needing our 1st communications plan designed and formulated for us. All the comms and social media we have been …

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Your communications skills are needed

Your communications skills are needed Addiction Practitioner Association Aotearoa New Zealand (dapaanz)

Time

8 - 10 Hours

Location

Virtual

We are looking for a communications guru who can make complex information about our registration processes easily understandable for our members. This…

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Team  Event Volunteering: Replanting on Motuihe Island - APRIL 2018

Team Event Volunteering: Replanting on Motuihe Island - APRIL 2018 Motuihe Trust

Time

6 - 7 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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IT Skills needed to Create an Online Registration Form for Collectors!

IT Skills needed to Create an Online Registration Form for Collectors! Wellington Women's Refuge

Time

8 - 10 Hours

Location

Wellington

We are looking for someone to help us create an online form that potential collectors would fill out to volunteer their time for our Annual Appeal. In…

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Event planning and management - Community Conservation Symposium - West Coast

Event planning and management - Community Conservation Symposium - West Coast West Coast Penguin Trust

Time

20 - 40 Hours

Location

Greymouth

West Coast Penguin Trust is presenting a mini conference to support community conservation on the West Coast. We will be bringing speakers to the reg…

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New website for the West Coast Penguin Trust

New website for the West Coast Penguin Trust West Coast Penguin Trust

Time

20 - 30 Hours

Location

Hokitika

We need a new website! Our website has grown and needs refreshing, tidying up and updating. We have had two volunteers spend many hours reviewing ou…

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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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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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 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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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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KAPAI Dads  - Be part of the Dad Revival in 2018

KAPAI Dads - Be part of the Dad Revival in 2018 KAPAI DADS /Kidz need Dadz Charitable Trust Hawkes Bay

Time

5 - 6 Hours

Location

Hawkes Bay

We want to rebrand. Our name is wrong for the work we are doing. Here in Hawkes Bay we are about encouraging Dads, their whānau and their children. W…

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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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 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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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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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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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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