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Volunteer Wellington


Volunteer Wellington, Te Puna Tautoko, is the champion of volunteering in Wellington.


A strong connected community and volunteer sector.


To power the
community. To celebrate, support and promote volunteering in the Wellington region and to build the capacity and capability of the Community and Voluntary sector.

Who is Volunteer Wellington?

Volunteer Wellington powers the community and voluntary sector through volunteer engagement, professional development, support and mentoring services. Our three offices support more than 380 community organisations by:

  • Recruiting a diverse range of volunteers through our recruitment and referral service.
  • Brokering team volunteering projects between businesses and our community members.
  • Providing consultancy and advice services to support the development of effective volunteer programmes.
  • Organising workshops, seminars, networking forums and celebratory events. Our programmes cover all aspects of volunteering and related topics.

About our Charitable Trust

Volunteer Wellington is an incorporated Charitable Trust registered in Wellington in August 1992. Volunteer Wellington is recognised by the IRD as a charitable organisation.