Volunteer in your community

Here are some ways you can make a difference either on your own, or with your family, workmates, neighbours, and other people like you.

Halswell Quarry Planting2 May 2017

Civil Defence

Assist your local community in the event of an emergency as a welfare volunteers or response team volunteer.

Christchurch Botanic Gardens

The Friends of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens provide services that benefit the day-to-day functions of the Gardens.

Council events

Register your interest in helping create lifelong memories and experiences by volunteering at a Council event.


Off the Wall is a volunteer-based graffiti removal programme that supports individuals and communities.

Parks and gardens

Learn new skills, meet new people and be active and healthy while learning about your parks and contributing to the environment.