Volunteering opportunities

Get involved in one of the many programmes, activities, and networks that are supported by enthusiastic volunteers.

Even 1 hour connecting virtually with graduates via our Alumni Connect informal mentoring platform can make all the difference.

Join Alumni Connect

Impart your wisdom to students as they graduate and take the next step in their career journey.

Words of wisdom

We’re looking for alumni to provide insights to prospective students about where a degree at the University of Auckland can lead.

Be an ambassador

Help community conservationists work towards a predator-free Auckland – from your backyard or on sites throughout greater Auckland.

Do your bit

With over 380 organisations spread across the Wellington region, including the Hutt Valley and Porirua, there’s sure to be a volunteer role for you.

Volunteer in Wellington

Play a special part at the start of the academic journey of aspiring youth.

Help high schools

Help with the weeding, planting and tidying up of Turanga Gardens.

Get weeding!

Find out more about a range of opportunities for you to get involved in communities across the greater Auckland region.

Get involved

Provide companionship, help with shopping and essential items, and caring support to Wellington seniors.

Help seniors

Be a voice for alternative music and independent journalism from Tāmaki Makaurau and beyond at 95bFM, New Zealand's oldest corporate-free broadcaster.

Get into radio

Find the right volunteering opportunity for you across the Bay of Plenty, including Tauranga, Rotorua, Whakatane and Te Puke.

Find out more

Ease the stress of cooking for a young family.

Get cooking!

Help 0800 Hungry Ministries Trust fight hunger in Christchurch.

Volunteer now

Help Haven Mountain Bike Park continue to preserve Banks Peninsula land while giving something back to the cycling community.

Get involved

Help Avon-Ōtākaro Forest Park transform the Avon River Red Zone into a vibrant, city-to-sea indigenous forest park along the Avon-Ōtākaro River.

Find out more

Find ways to do your bit in the heart of the South Island!

Do your bit

We’re looking for mentors to help our female law students reach their full potential.

Find out more

Become a mentor, share your expertise and help guide the next generation of female business leaders.

Learn more

Volunteer Kapiti is looking for volunteers to help charitable op shops to get back up and running again after being closed for lockdown.

Volunteer now

Help advance the Ngā Manu Trust mission to preserve and enhance native forests in Kapiti so that their inhabitants can flourish.

Volunteer at the Visitor Centre

Can you or someone you know please lend a hand (or two)?

Lend a hand

Without volunteers, many of the vital health and medical studies at the Centre for Brain Research simply won’t happen.

Join the register

Your help can make enrich lives of dementia Canterbury clients in West Coast/Buller, Kaikoura, Ashburton & North Canterbury regions.

Help out

Find ways to do your bit across the New Plymouth, Waitara, and Inglewood regions.

Do your bit

Put your skills and time to good use for community causes in Nelson and Tasman.

Volunteers wanted

Put your skills to good use helping worthy causes in Northland communities.

Do your bit

Make a difference in Dunedin and the surrounding areas.

Make a difference

We’re looking for volunteers to talk about their careers to help students understand the vast range of career pathways available to them.

Talk to students

Volunteer as little as one hour per week and help enrich Waikato communities and their residents.

Help out

The Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship needs volunteers from the entrepreneurial and business communities to bring their programmes to life.

Find out more

We're looking for volunteers to help our international students understand New Zealand workplace environment and culture.

More about Workplace Insights

The forest environment and bird habitats of Oropi, Tauranga and Bay of Plenty need your help.

Join in

Create a greener, healthier environment within the heart of Wellington.

Plant trees

Put your spade/shovel to good use planting and revitalising wetland and native bush out in west Auckland!

Get stuck in

Help community organisations secure the funding they need to continue to meet the needs of the Kapiti Coast environment and its inhabitants.

Find out more

VSA sends extraordinary Kiwis to share their experience and knowledge with local people and communities, to make better lives for everyone.

Learn more

Play your part in furthering research and scientific discovery by volunteering in a clinical trial at the Liggins Institute.

Check out current trials

From nutrition to optometry, our Clinics provide a real-world opportunity for students to put into practice what they’ve learned in the classroom.

See what services are on offer