Red Cross Annual Appeal Street Collector - Hastings

Raise funds to deliver services

Can you give just two hours of your time for this year’s street collection? Join our Annual Street Appeal by becoming a street collector and make a difference for people and families here in Aotearoa New Zealand and around the world in their time of need.

We need 10 volunteers in Hastings on Friday 22 March, to support our Annual Street Collection, collecting at Hastings New World

We will need two volunteers per site per shift. Two-hour shifts start between 8am and 6pm.

Click the "Apply Here" button below to be taken the New Zealand Red Cross website to sign up.

Role description

Street collecting is a wonderful and fun way to get out and about while making a massive difference in communities like yours and around the world. By donating just two hours of your time, you’re playing a crucial role in raising funds for the New Zealand Red Cross Annual Appeal that will support thousands of people in need. Our humanitarian work helps people affected by disasters, emergencies and conflicts, and supports vulnerable people in our communities, wherever the need is greatest. 

Click the "Apply Here" button below to be taken the New Zealand Red Cross website to sign up.

Once you have signed up on the NZ Red Cross website you will receive a confirmation email that will contain a link to our online scheduling system. Simply enter your details and use this system to book your shift.  We will send you a confirmation email, reminders and any other information you need about your shift.  

Note: This sign-up is only for new volunteers joining us for the first time. If you are an existing Red Cross member or employee, please speak to your contact person or manager to find out how to schedule your shift. 


Your tasks

The New Zealand Red Cross Annual Street Appeal offers short-term volunteer opportunities. You can help for a few hours from March 22 to 23. 

  • Shift times vary at each collection site.
  • Most shifts last between one to two hours.
  • Shift start times range from 8am to 6pm.
  • Shifts are scheduled easily using our scheduling system once you register. 
  • Hold a bucket with a smile and encourage your community to donate to a worthy cause.
  • Represent the largest humanitarian organisation in the world.
  • Go home feeling proud that you’ve helped raise funds that will directly support a person, family or community in need.
  • We will provide a red bib, bucket and a name tag for each volunteer

Health, Safety and Wellbeing

Make sure your actions (or lack of actions) don’t harm your health, safety and wellbeing, or harm anyone else.

Follow all instructions given to you about health, safety and wellbeing

The type of person we are looking for (is): 

Volunteer requirements and training

  • Bring your smile and passion for helping those in need.
  • Please arrive 5-10 minutes before your shift to allow time for the briefing and changeover.
  • Bring a valid ID.
  • Bring sunscreen/protection, a water bottle, and wear comfortable shoes.
  • Expect to be on your feet for the duration of your shift.
This can be done: 
Site location - city / town: 
Friday, 22 March, 2024 - 08:00 to 18:00
The skill area(s) this falls into: 

A User Account is required in order to sign up for an Opening. If you already have one then please Login. Otherwise click "Become a Volunteer" for a new account.

If you have any questions or need any additional information please give us a call on 06 391 5476.