What we do is only possible with a massive amount of volunteer support. We need help across all stages of our projects. Tasks are massively varied and we try to use the skills you have to offer. You’ll get to meet all sorts of people and help make your city a better place. We have listed some of the volunteer opportunities below – if you are interested in these, or have something else to offer, then please sign up for our volunteer list or contact us directly!

Corporate Volunteer Days

We regularly host tailored volunteer days for companies and organised groups who would like to give their employees/members a chance to have a day away from their normal routine. This is an awesome way of getting people connecting with each other, giving back to the community and it’s also a lot of fun! We’ve had many organisations volunteer with us, BNZ, Telecom, Chevron, NZ Army and Kiwibank, amongst others. If you’re interested in your company doing a volunteer day, please email: fillthegap@gapfiller.org.nz.

Regular Roles

Handy-People: People who can support our Handy-man in some tasks. Tasks will include things like, fixing sites and/or building new items for upcoming or existing sites. Practical skills a must. The only thing we can promise is the tasks change and no shift will ever be the same!

Shepherds: Sometimes we have big groups visiting for a workshop, tour or volunteer opportunity. We are a small group and need some fabulous people who we can train up to support us in keeping these groups safe and happy!

Green-Fingered Gods & Goddesses: Gap Filler has a number of sites around town that include some wonderful flora and fauna. We need a little bit of help taking care of these gifts from nature. Interest and/or experience in gardening is a must. If you can help us out with this role we will certainly bow down to you!

Official Office Officer: Our office (always) needs a little bit of a straighten-up! There are quite a few administration tasks that we need some assistance with; from archiving, establishing a virtual book, answering general enquires and so much more. Some admin experience is preferred. Help us lay down the law in the office!

Event Host: We need some fabulous people to help us host our lovely guests at all the sweet events we put on (about once a month). Tasks could include set-up/pack-down, cooking and/or serving refreshments, way-finding or admin like registrations and prize-givings. Events experience would be an advantage but is not necessary. Are you a hostess with the mostess?

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Great concept. Love it! Awesome day!
Callum, Jessica & Mel

Bank of New Zealand

A real highlight was being able to get the whole team together to work on something together. Everyone really enjoyed themselves and really valued being able to do something to better our community. Richard and the other volunteers at Gap Filler were awesome and made us feel really welcomed and were so grateful for our help.
Marianne Hedges