Case studies

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

Becoming part of the Wellington HELP whanau

Wellington Sexual Abuse HELP approached the collective seeking a website usability assessment in June 2017. After this was successfully completed, HELP’s Chief Executive, Conor Twyford, asked for a volunteer to develop a communications plan.

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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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