We are excited to announce that Collaborate has officially launched in Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland on Random Acts of Kindness Day! Community, generosity and kindness is truly at the heart of everything we do at Collaborate, so there’s no better day to launch in Auckland than on National Random Acts of Kindness Day.Read More
If you are interested in an unique, fun and social way to give back then why not volunteer for an event?
Events are usually held to help generate very important funds for an organisation, to promote an idea or a cause, or bring a community together. Volunteers are pivotal to their success! Check out some of the events you can get involved in.Read More
Central to our Collaborate kaupapa is the strength of community. For us, this is not just about volunteering, but also about showing that we’re committed to, investing in and speaking up about improving New Zealand as a whole.
We’d like to encourage all of our Collaborate community to add your voice to shaping New Zealand’s response to the climate crisis by writing a submission on the Zero Carbon Act Bill by Tuesday 16 July 5pm at www.parliament.nz/ZeroCarbonRead More
Meet Liga! Liga volunteers as a way to serve people and community. He volunteers for Kids Camp New Zealand supporting young children who are facing difficulties within their respective homes/communities.Read More
Interested in volunteering but not sure where to start? There are a few things to consider when deciding on the type of volunteer work that is right for you.Read More
Meet Janet! Inspired by her whānau, and the impact they have had on the community, Janet uses her skills, resources and background to volunteer in many aspects of her life.Read More
We are extremely proud to announce that we are finalists in, not one but, two categories for the NZ Hi-Tech Awards. For the second year in a row Collaborate has been named a finalist in Best Hi-Tech Solution for the Public Good category. We are also thrilled to have Holly Norton, co-founder and Chief of Community named as a Hi-Tech Young Achiever of the Year Finalist.Read More
Collaborate and The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa are excited to announce a coordinated, interactive volunteer platform as part of the Te Papa’s newest exhibit, Te Taiao | Nature. The exhibit launched today and features a customised version of the volunteer matching platform as a way for visitors inspired by the exhibition to become kaitiaki (guardians) of our natural environment.Read More
The volunteering landscape is changing rapidly. People are desperately wanting to connect with their community and give back, however are becoming more and more time poor. This means they are searching for fast and easy, but meaningful ways to connect. They are looking for volunteering opportunities that can fit in around their busy life style, that also match their passions, skills and interests.
So, how do you make sure you are writing the most engaging volunteering opportunities, to encourage the volunteer to find out more?Read More
Uniting our communities and celebrating the beauty of diversity is something we, as a society, should really focus on. A few weeks ago, the Collaborate team was fortunate to participate in the Newtown Festival. What Collaborate wanted to bring to the festival is that sense of positivity and connection. It is the small acts of kindness that can really lighten up someone’s day, and this was our focus on that beautiful and warm Sunday.Read More
The Woman Entrepreneur of the Year international award aims to support women entrepreneurs across the world who aspire to tackle major social, cultural and environmental issues in their communities. Created by INCO, the Global awards is hosted annually during the Impact World Forum.
We are so incredibly proud and thrilled that Holly Norton has been named a finalist alongside 3 other incredible wāhine.Read More
“For two decades in Christchurch, New Zealand, a cast of extraordinary men and women remade the arts.... It was a city in which painters lived with writers, writers promoted musicians, in which the arts and artists from different forms were deeply intertwined.” Our Christchurch Regional Leads went along to one of Steven Moe's fantastic Impact Lunches last week.Read More
Want to make a difference anywhere in the world? Collaborate is global! We have our first volunteering opportunity in the United States.Read More
Happy New Year! We hope your 2019 has started with a bang and that you are still sticking to those new year resolutions! Make 2019 your year and start the new year the right way, by volunteering for a start-up.Read More
Today is International Volunteering Day. This is a day to recognise and connect with the global volunteer movement of which we are all a part. This year’s theme, ‘volunteers build resilient communities,’ acknowledges the vital role that volunteers play in preventing, preparing and responding to inevitable shocks and stresses within our communities, and building resilience to make us stronger. How are you planning on celebrating volunteers today?Read More
Today marks the first day of Mental Health Awareness Week 2018. The theme this year is Let nature in, strengthen your wellbeing – Mā te taiakia whakapakari tōu oranga! So, why not accept the challenge this week and not only let nature in, but get out there, get some vitamin D and volunteer in nature.Read More
Looking for things to do on a rainy day? Collaborate is the new, fun way to volunteer and features hundreds of volunteer opportunities. With a third of these roles being remote it means you can do them from anywhere in New Zealand, including your warm, snuggly bed.Read More