Resources, News, Events & Tools

Across Hawkes Bay, there are a number of community groups, organisations and businesses that are helping the region to recover from Cyclone Gabrielle. Whether you are looking for help, or wanting to help, the following list is a good starting point.  Cyclone Hawkes Bay... Read More
Here is a collection of hauora / wellbeing resources shared by ComVoices. They hope they can provide some help for staff, volunteers, managers, and organisations while we live through this time of uncertainty and anxiety in dealing with Covid-19.
The Institute of Community Directors Australia have made available a wide range of policies as a starting point for your NFP. These policies are free for any not-for-profit organisation to download and use, so long as it is for a non-commercial purpose and that the... Read More
This manual provides information on the values and expectations, and day-to-day business of managing, recruiting, and providing on-going support to volunteers who want to join your organisation.
Each year Volunteering Hawkes Bay produces an Annual Performance Report that provides a range of details and information on how the organisation has performed over the last 12 months. Covid 19 in 2020 had a major impact on our statistics as events and volunteering as we know... Read More
Codes of Practise, are a way of setting the standard of a process, and the environment that it is done in. This resource is a bullet-pointed view of Volunteering Hawkes Bays' commitment to the businesses, organisations and volunteers we support; and our expectation from the... Read More
This tool will add value to your organisation, assessing strength and weaknesses, doing a gap analysis that will move you forward to better standards about volunteer management.
There is no effective volunteering without skilled and competent managers of volunteers. This guide has opportunities for on-going learning, recognition of prior learning and Leadership extension.
The network of Volunteer Centres Aotearoa compiled this guide for inspiration and ideas.
The obligations, duties and rights contained in the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) make it clear that everyone has a role to play in ensuring health and safety at work. This fact sheet explains how HSWA applies to volunteers.
For many New Zealand organisations, the involvement of volunteers makes the difference between being able to achieve mission and objectives, and not achieving them. Volunteers, therefore, are a very precious resource. Behind every great volunteer programme, there is... Read More
State of Volunteering in Aotearoa 2022: healthy but room to improve   Organisations are urged to create welcoming spaces for volunteers where everyone who wants to can volunteer on their own terms. Volunteering New Zealand has today released its flagship bi-annual... Read More