About us

Wairarapa Volunteer Centre is a subsidiary business of the Wairarapa Community Centre, which is governed by a trust. The trustees are a group of volunteers who are pleased to be at the point of expanding service delivery to the local community.

Wairarapa Volunteer Centre is a member of Volunteering New Zealand and the 19th Volunteer Centre established throughout New Zealand. We have received tremendous support and encouragement from our sister centres and VNZ, for which we are immensely grateful for.

We cover the whole of the Wairarapa from Masterton, Carterton, Greytown, Featherston and Martinborough. However as with anything, there are grey areas and cross overs.

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Welcome to the Wairarapa Volunteer Centre! 

We seek to celebrate, support and promote volunteering in the Wairarapa commuity and to help make volunteering a positive and rewarding experience for all involved.

How do I get started?

That's easy!  You can search for volunteer opportunities and register online or in person at our office.

What can I expect if I come into the office?

We will offer you a drink and will chat with you to find out what you like to do, then help you search through our database of volunteer opportunities to determine which roles might suit you best. We can provide you with information about the roles we have listed, then based on the conversation we might be able to recommend some specific roles straight away.

We welcome all enquiries.

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Latest role

Repairs/Maintenance Volunteer

Ref: #00262


We are seeking a volunteer to be a repairs/maintenance person for one of our Organisations. The role is for a approx 6 hours per month. Flexible hours to suits. General light handyman type work (ie: changing light bulbs, hanging curtains, fixing screws etc). The Volunteer will need to report back to the Committee about what jobs have been completed, what jobs need doing etc. The committee meet once a month on the 2nd Monday of every month from 4-5.30pm. >Police vetting is required>


Flexible hours to suit volunteer - approx 6hrs per month + attend monthly committee meeting.

Skill requirements

reliable, friendly

Personality requirements

handy with tools, previous handyman experience or interest.
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