"I am helping myself with the support and help of the counsellor."

Volunteering

Volunteers are at the heart of Kāpiti Women’s Centre. Since 1988 the Centre has supported thousands of women. There is more demand than ever for what we offerWe have a range of volunteer opportunities. Can you help? It may just be the most important work you ever do.

Centre worker

  • Be the first face people see at our drop-in centre, run pregnancy tests, welcome people to the counselling service and our events.
  • You’ll be working a few hours  a week with us and you’ll attend training and an occasional other event.
  • Phone 04 902 6222 to have a chat or Read more.

Refuge worker

  • Yup, #kapititoo. Help Kāpiti women and their tamariki get out of violent situations and rebuild their lives.
  • You’ll be answering our crisis line and supporting women to get access to health, legal, WINZ and other services.
  • Full training given, next training starts in July.
  • Phone 04 902 6222 to find out more.

HUB member

  • Our HUB helps the Centre stay strong and keep with our  kaupapa. We provide governance, help work on strategy and vision.
  • You’ll be attending a monthly 3 hour HUB meeting, and attending a few other events during the year. You may need to step up to support the Centre at other times.
  • If you’re an experienced governance member, or never done it before but keen, we’d love to chat.
  • Email Mandy  or Read more

Counsellor

  • Our volunteer counselling team means the Centre can offer free counselling o women in Kāpiti.
  • You’ll be a trained counsellor or a counsellor in training, attend an initial interview, and if successful see at least three clients a week following the Centre’s processes and best professional practice.
  • Read more or phone 04 902 6222.

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