Help fill Bellies

At the heart of Bellyful are its volunteers (over 400 of them throughout New Zealand) and we always need more.

If you have some time available (anything from a few hours each month to a few hours each week), then we would love to hear from you. There are so many different roles available, there is sure to be one that suits your skill set.

Roles with in your local Branch:

  • Cooking and packing meals (at the Cookathon)
  • Delivering meals to recipients
  • Fundraising – organising events or applying for grants
  • Leading a branch – the Branch Coordinator
  • Administration and Treasurer roles
  • Communication and social media updates
  • Special projects



If you need help completing this form or would like to request a paper copy please email or phone 0508 BELLYFUL (0508 2355938 from a landline only) as per the Contact page.

First Name *Last Name *
Year of birth*
Address Number & Street *Suburb
Contact Phone NumberEmail*
Nearest Branch*Please indicate areas you are interested in helping with – select as many as you like*
Branch leadershipFood preparationCookingGrocery shoppingDelivering to recipientsBranch administrationOrganising or helping with fundraising eventsGrant applicationsSocial mediaWriting news articles and interviewingEditing newslettersSpecial projectsWebsite updates or IT support
Please describe any relevant work experience, voluntary experience or other skills you have to share
Do you have any medical or other conditions that we should be aware of? Please explain below OR speak to the Branch Coordinator of the branch you are volunteering for
Have you been convicted of a criminal offence in the last 10 years, or are you currently facing charges? Please enter Yes/ No below and the details or call 0508 2355938 if you would like to speak directly to our Operations Manager

Emergency Contact Information

In the event of an emergency it is vitally important that we are able to contact someone on your behalf. Please give us the name and contact details of a relative or friend.

First Name *Last Name *
Best phone number *Relationship to you *


Please provide the names, contact phone number or email and the relationship to you of two people who know you well and that we may contact for a character reference. *

Bellyful is committed to ensuring its services support families to the very best of its abilities and it is important that we receive regular feedback. You may be contacted to take part in a voluntary, anonymous and confidential feedback survey. It is your choice whether you participate but we would appreciate your help. Feedback we receive helps us to improve our services and secure funding.

Please indicate whether you are happy to be contacted to provide your feedback by ticking this box:

I am willing to give Feedback

Bellyful is committed to maintaining your privacy and abides by the Privacy Act 1993. We will not use your information in a way that you would not reasonably expect or disclose it to a 3rd party without your consent. You may email if you have any comments or concerns.

What happens now?

Thank you for completing this form. Once you click SUBMIT it is sent to the Branch Coordinator of the branch you selected above. The Branch Coordinator will make contact with you in the next week or two.

If you decide to proceed with volunteering for Bellyful then you will be asked to complete a consent form for Police vetting. It is a requirement under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 that all our volunteers are checked through the Police vetting system.

You will also be provided with a Bellyful Guidebook and asked to sign a Code of Conduct.

Once you click submit it may take 30 seconds for the page to refresh. Please do not click submit again. Thank you.


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