41 Perry St
Masterton 5810
06 929 0960
admin@waivc.org.nz
Wairarapa Volunteer Centre

Frequently Asked Questions

What is voluntary work?

The definition of voluntary work is:

Why should I become a Volunteer

Here are just some of the reasons why people volunteer:

How do I become a volunteer in the Wairarapa?

Becoming a volunteer is easy! Contact us to arrange an appointment for an informal Personal Interview with no obligation, or view volunteer positions here

Can people under sixteen years volunteer?

If you are under sixteen years of age there will be a limited number of positions available and you need to have the written consent of your parent or caregiver. Please contact us to discuss this.

Can visitors to New Zealand volunteer?

Yes, but you must have a sufficient standard of English to be easily understood over the telephone.  As many jobs require a commitment of at least six months the range of jobs available to you may be limited.

Can I be a volunteer elsewhere in New Zealand?

Yes, but you may need to contact another New Zealand Volunteer Centre to do so.  Contact details for these and other volunteer related organisations can be found on our links page.