Case studies

Here are some stories about the work our volunteers have been doing with community organisations to help their efforts go further.

Taking Community Foundations on a journey

Community Foundations of New Zealand needed a volunteer to facilitate a workshop at its national conference, to explore themes members could collaborate on and develop shared key messages. Knowing we needed a very senior practitioner, we approached volunteer Fiona Cassidy.

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Parkinsons team media-ready

For NZ on On Air Communications Manager Allanah Kalafatelis, volunteering through the Community Comms Collective allows her to use her skills and experience to make a difference. “It’s rewarding to feel that I have helped in some small way. I’ve often wondered how I could ‘give back’ – this is the perfect solution. It’s a win-win for all involved.”

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Samaritans mentoring a win-win

Experienced communications consultant and coach Fiona Cassidy mentored Isabelle Grundy, Communications Advisor at the Samaritans of Wellington.

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