Motivated, friendly, enthusiastic and well-trained volunteers are crucial to successful event delivery and an important part of an event organiser’s team.
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.
Need to recruit volunteers and you don’t have a plan?
For some, volunteering is a once in a lifetime experience, many experiences with different organisations or an ongoing volunteering position with a selected organisation.
People volunteer for many reasons, it is important to acknowledge they are giving up their time for your organisation and for their community.
Position descriptions for volunteer roles.
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.
There are many ways of linking your event with volunteer recruitment strategies:
As a volunteer you are entitled to the same rights and responsibilities afforded to paid members on your team.
To have an effective volunteering programme you need to plan ahead!