Find examples of Wellington Plus activities that can complement your studies, interests and career goals.

You can see the full list of approved activities on CareerHub, but here are some examples to get you started.

If you want to do an activity that’s not on the list, contact the Wellington Plus team.

On campus

Victoria University of Wellington’s campuses are teeming with opportunities to help out, lead and learn new skills. Get involved at the University.

In the community

Below are examples of approved Wellington Plus activities in the Wellington region. Find some that match your studies or interests.


Be a puppy run coordinator at Wellington SPCA, improve the experiences of visitors to Wellington Zoo, be an aquarium guide at the Island Bay Marine Education Centre.

Disability support

Be a friend to someone with an intellectual disability through IHC, help fundraise for the Blind Foundation, muck in at Wellington Riding for the Disabled.

Development and government

Help organise events for United Nations Youth (Wellington), be a support worker with New Zealand Red Cross, be on a committee with Wellington City Youth Council.


Help with guiding around Zealandia or Matiu/Somes Island, plant trees and native plants with Forest and Bird.


Keep people fed in tough times as a soup kitchen volunteer or by working with Kaibosh Food Rescue.


Help out at events for the Heart Foundation, assist Arthritis New Zealand with data entry, work with Mary Potter Hospice or the Cancer Society.


Exercise your legal know-how at a Community Law Centre, with the Community Justice Project, at the Wellington Citizens Advice Bureau.


Be a volunteer phone operator with Samaritans of Wellington or Youthline.

Youth and children

Help at the Laulōtaha mentoring programme for pacific school children, be a leader with Girl Guiding Wellington or a rover with Scouting New Zealand.

Wellington Plus Programme

Phone: +64 4 463 5390