Leadership for Volunteering: The COVID-19 Experience

Author: IAVE

September 2021 | Research

This report enhances our understanding of how we can support and develop the global volunteer movement to meet current and future challenges.

 Interview with Cara Davies Author of the white paper,


“Regional Social Impact – Bay of Plenty”

Research Project: Volunteering Bay of Plenty

Regional Social Impact in the Bay of Plenty

Author: Cara Davies

June 2021 | Research

Summary Report of a white paper produced by Cara Davies, as part of her course for Work Integrated Learning at the University of Waikato.

Status of the Volunteering Sector: Post-COVID Recovery and Resilience

Author: Volunteering New Zealand

May 2021 | Research

This report provides an update on the status of the volunteering sector as at May 2021…

COVID-19 Volunteer Impact Report

Author: Centre for Social Impact

July 2020 | Research

This report details the findings of a national COVID‐19 impact survey carried out across the tangata whenua, community and voluntary sector in May‐June 2020…

The Impacts of Volunteering on the Subjective Wellbeing of Volunteers: A Rapid Evidence Assessment

Author: Joanna Stuart and Co.

October 2020 | Research

This rapid evidence assessment (REA) examines what is known about the impacts of volunteering on the subjective wellbeing of volunteers…

State of Volunteering Report 2020

Author: Volunteering New Zealand

2020 | Research

In this research, Volunteering New Zealand identifies current trends, issues and challenges in Volunteering…

A National Strategy to Support Volunteering for Recent Migrants

Author: Volunteering New Zealand

June 2019 | Research

Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) has developed the recent migrant volunteering strategy to improve the experiences of recent migrant volunteers and promote migrant volunteering best practice across the sector…

Migrants and Volunteering in New Zealand

Author: Eric Chuah

May 2018 | Research

Volunteering helps migrants to settle into New Zealand by building social cohesion though a sense of contribution and belonging…

2018 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report

Author: UN Volunteers

2018 | Research

An estimated 1 billion volunteers are freely giving their time to make a difference on the issues that affect them and their communities, often in the most difficult of circumstances…