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Volunteers are important

Motivated, friendly, enthusiastic and well-trained volunteers are crucial to successful event delivery and an important part of an event organiser’s team.

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VolunteerNet is a free, online interactive tool connecting people with events throughout New Zealand, providing resources, tools and advice for both volunteers and volunteer-involving organisations that coordinate events.

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Your volunteer programme

Need to recruit volunteers and you don’t have a plan?

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Valuing volunteers

For some, volunteering is a once in a lifetime experience, many experiences with different organisations or an ongoing volunteering position with a selected organisation.

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Volunteer recruitment

People volunteer for many reasons, it is important to acknowledge they are giving up their time for your organisation and for their community.

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Position descriptions

Position descriptions for volunteer roles.

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Volunteer vetting

Your event has a duty of care to its participants and it is your responsibility to consider the different levels of vetting required depending on the position being carried out by volunteers.

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Link your volunteer recruitment

There are many ways of linking your event with volunteer recruitment strategies:

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Resources for volunteers

As a volunteer you are entitled to the same rights and responsibilities afforded to paid members on your team.

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Volunteer tips

To have an effective volunteering programme you need to plan ahead!

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Last updated 3 June 2014