Volunteering opportunities

Friday 29 September

For any of the positions below contact: Glenda Martin <outreach@volcan.org.nz>

Cure Kids Red Nose Day : Street Appeal Collectors

Cure Kids was established over 45 years ago and since then has funded almost $40 million of research into conditions such as burns, stillbirth, childhood cancers and asthma.  You will be working in teams of two, two hour shifts.


Friday 6 October and Saturday 7 October

Dementia Canterbury: Appeal Collectors

Dementia Canterbury aims to support people to continue to lead fulfilling lives after a dementia diagnosis and to raise community awareness and break down barriers associated with all dementias.  Most of the collecting takes place in malls or supermarkets.  You will be working in teams of two for one to three hours!


Sunday 15 October

Avon Otakaro Network: Marshalls

‘Meet in the Middle’ celebration of the Te Ara Otakaro Avon Trail, designed for recreation on foot or by bike, and running from Barbardoes Street Bridge to Pages Road Bridge beside the Otakaro Avon River.  You will be assisting with marking the trail – certified traffic management staff will be dealing with the critical elements; your marshalling will be more on the lines of offering a friendly welcome and keeping the pathways clear for those participating in this awesome celebration – which will include stalls, activities run by Sport Canterbury, a riverside stage with live music and an inter-code regatta on the river at Kerrs Reach!  10.30am to 3pm.


Saturday 28 October and Sunday 29 October

Royal NZ Plunket: Bike Expo – Cycle Safe Assistants

The Bike Expo 2017 will be held at Wigram Air Force Museum, 9.30am to 400.pm on 28 and 29 October.  Helpers needed to run children (under 11 years of age) through a bike safe education programme, eg with helmets, basic bike checks – brakes, putting on hi-vis vests …

Requirement will probably only be for the Saturday – you will take part in a (free) workshop with the CCC Bike Safe volunteers before hand.