Volunteer Kāpiti staff will be back in the office under level 2. We are currently not open to the public for face-to-face meetings. We are happy to chat to you over the phone or online (including arranging zoom meetings with you) about your volunteer needs.
Here are some helpful COVID19 information/support links below:
https://covid19.govt.nz/ - All the up to date information on COVID response
https://www.volunteeringnz.org.nz/covid-19-actions/for-volunteer-managers/ - Includes guidelines for managing volunteers under the different alert levels.
https://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/newsroom/2020/covid-19/essential-social-services.html - advice for operating essential social services.
https://www.kapiticoast.govt.nz/our-district/cdem/covid-19/services-at-each-alert-level/welfare/ - outlines Kāpiti Coast District Council welfare response at different alert levels.
https://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/newsroom/2020/covid-19/where-to-go-for-services-and-support.html. - Lists a diversity of support options from shopping, accommodation to counselling etc.
The Kāpiti Coast District Council call centre is operating to respond to urgent requests for assistance on 0800 486 486 (if it’s an emergency situation please call 111).
Atiawa ki Whakarongotai Charitable Trust phone 0800 149566 - for whanau that might need support/assistance.
Self-Isolation Support: https://www.facebook.com/groups/213388913107616/ - Online facebook group for Kāpiti support.
Hui E! have included links and resources relevant specifically to charities and not-for-profit organisations: https://www.huie.org.nz/our-projects/covid-19/
Community Capability and Resilience Fund: https://www.msd.govt.nz/what-we-can-do/community/community-capability-and-resilience-fund/index.html?fbclid=IwAR1j9bzkvBOHyefwLfIOMj8uYCXK5fZwMuEDhMRvdRkLN8FA0KgZi2wdGXo