Lots of great Volunteering Opportunities for senior students

Posted on October 1, 2021

Are you looking for opportunities to volunteer in the community?

Want to do something for others or help the environment?

Did you know that giving to others is one of the best ways to feel good about yourself?


Volunteering Canterbury have shared several upcoming events which are needing volunteers.

See the listings below or visit the VolCan website: http://www.volcan.org.nz


RoleWomen’s Lifestyle Expo – various roles

OrganisationNZ Gifts of Love and Strength


Dates: (three dates available to choose from) Friday 5 November, Saturday 6 November, Sunday 7 November

The Friday team will be making up goodie bags.  Saturday and Sunday teams will be selling tickets, scanning tickets, selling goodie bags.

Benefits: be part of a team on the day; free pass to attend expo; toasted sandwiches, snacks and hot drinks.

For more details on these roles, check out the listing under ‘events’ in ‘volunteer opportunities’ on Volunteering Canterbury’s webpage, www.volcan.org.nz – or go direct to the role here https://connect.volcan.org.nz/roles/319

RoleRestoration and Planting Volunteer

OrganisationKeep North Christchurch Beautiful



Clean up, weeding, clearing and planting of trees and shrubs in community aras, along waterways and coastal areas.  You will need to be able to get into some harder to access areas, including but not limited to along waterways and coastlines, dirt of sand tracs, uneven ground and in areas that are overgrown.  For more details, check out this listing under ‘gardening’ in ‘volunteer opportunities’ on Volunteering Canterbury’s webpage, www.volcan.org.nz – or go direct to the role here https://connect.volcan.org.nz/roles/314

RoleEvent Marshalling-Pak’nSave Triathlon Festival

Organisation: Canterbury Triathlon Club


Date28 November 2021

Assisting at a triathlon event; marshalling on either the bike or run course.  More details: https://connect.volcan.org.nz/roles/309

RoleEvent Marshalling – OxMan

OrganisationCanterbury Triathlon Club


Date12 December 2021

Assisting at a triathlon event, marshalling athletes on the bike or run.  More details: https://connect.volcan.org.nz/roles/310

RoleSea2Sky Challenge

OrganisationCanterbury Triathlon Club


Date13 March 2022

Marshalling on the bike or run leg of a triathlon.  More details: https://connect.volcan.org.nz/roles/311

Role: Event Marshalling – Canterbury Classic Triathlon

OrganisationCanterbury Triathlon Club


Date30 January 2022

Event marshals at the Corsair Classic Triathlon.  Venue is Wainui (nr Akaroa).  More details: https://connect.volcan.org.nz/roles/312