Resources

Volunteer Resources

Volunteering New Zealand Guidelines
Guidelines over seven practive areas to support volunteer enggagement
https://www.volunteeringnz.org.nz/best-practice-guidelines-new/

Are you Youth Volunteer Ready?
A checklist for your organisation
https://volunteerkapiti.org.nz/files/are-you-youth-volunteer-ready-final.pdf

Guide for Managers of Volunteers
Useful resource for developing volunteer programmes from Volunteer Wellington
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Top Tips & Ideas For Involving Volunteers in Your Organisation
Great tips from the Volunteer Centre Network
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Mahi Aroha: Maori perspectives on volunteering
Research contracted by the Office for the Community and Voluntary Sector (OCVS) to gain a Māori perspective on cultural obligations and volunteering.
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Involve Me – Enhancing Volunteering InvolveMe is an online self-assessment tool designed to give you a practical evaluation that you can apply to your volunteer programme.
http://www.volunteeringnz.org.nz/involveme/

Employment Law and Volunteers
Legal clarity under employment law.
https://www.employment.govt.nz/starting-employment/who-is-an-employee/volunteers/

Community Organisation Resources

Wellbeing for Not For Profits
Links to Resources for Wellbeing for Not For Profit Groups - Capable Sector Project
https://volunteerkapiti.org.nz/files/winter-wellbeing-resources.pdf

Grants
Hints and Tips on Grants - Capable Sector Project

Community Comms Collective
Offers free communications expertise, resources and support to community
https://communitycomms.org.nz

Community Net
A New Zealand online hub of resources designed to strengthen communities
https://community.net.nz

Inspiring Communities
References, guides and perspectives to support community led development
https://inspiringcommunities.org.nz/resources

Centre for Social Impact
Te Pūaha o te Ako is a knowledge and practice hub full of useful resources and online training on social impact
https://www.centreforsocialimpact.org.nz/knowledge-base

Community Governance

Governance Legal Help Sheet - Capable Sector Project

Resource Hub for all things Community Governance.

Taranaki resource for worksheets, links and free tools for community organsiations.

Policy Library for NZ community organisations, including Governance Manual.

Legal handbook on establishing and operating a charity

Handbook to track your charity information.

Resources on Good Governance, Legal Structure, Policy and more.

Charities Services information on responsibilities as an officer

Resources from Volunteering New Zealand
Volunteering New Zealand has collected a great selection of useful resources and research below:

State of Volunteering
Rights as a Volunteer
Competencies for Managers of Volunteers

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by email or on 04 905 8884 / 06 364 6887.