Buddy Up! Champion

Buddy Up! champions assist older people across Wairarapa develop small communities of belonging. Champions work with Age Concern Wairarapa to establish small group activities for people with a shared interest or hobby. Champions connect people - they may provide an opportunity for people to get together to talk and relax; they may teach a skill or provide support for people to learn from one another.


A passion for people, a love of belonging to a group. Champions may have a particular area of skill (anything from Art to Zumba) and will definitely have curiosity about the world around then, a ‘give anything a go’ attitude and organisational skills.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

Groups meet for 60 – 90 minutes once a week. Some time (approx. 30 minutes per week) needed for organisational tasks

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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