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Day programme volunteer

029 6656 LUMO

Helping older people to connect

Our Enliven day programmes—Totara Club and Harakeke Club—give older people/kaumātua the opportunity to connect with others while maintaining interests and skills, and sharing activities and experiences in the community.

Our clubs provide fun activities such as topical discussions and guest speakers, positive reminiscence, indoor games, exercise and relaxation, walking groups, and outings. They’re lively affairs—stimulating and enjoyable for all involved!

How you can help

  • Serve meals including morning and afternoon tea
  • Setting up and clearing away activities
  • Supporting and encouraging our members as they participate in the programme
  • Clearing away dishes after meals

Time commitment

Depending on where you'd like to volunteer, it could be a few hours per week or fortnight or a full day every week. Contact us to find out more.

Our stories

"Moving day is often not without its challenges, but for 80-year-old Ngaire*, those challenges were almost a bridge too far. Enter Enliven East Christchurch Kaumātua Service social worker Immy!"
Moving day
"Melbin Varghese saw a great opportunity to meet people when he saw an ad for a volunteer van assistant to help transport Enliven members to and from their homes."
Meet Melbin Varghese
"When Becky's son started acting up at school, a parenting course proved to be a winner!"
Help for the whole whānau

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If you want to find out what other support we can offer, provide feedback on our services or help us with time and money, we'd love to hear from you.

What we do with donations
What we do with donations

No matter how large or small, every donation counts, is used locally and is greatly appreciated. Thank you for making a positive difference to the lives of others.

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