Other Ways To Help

Community Fundraising

Fundraise to help transform the lives of people living in poverty with a disability.

Thank you, we’re delighted that you’d like to help raise funds for vulnerable people living in the world’s poorest places. There are hundreds of ways to raise funds, the important thing is to choose a method that feels right for you.

Whether you run a marathon, host a bake sale, organise a school mufti day or ask for donations on your birthday – there are lots of creative ways you can help end the cycle of poverty and disability.

You can create your fundraising page now through cbm’s Givealittle page or get in touch if you’d like to discuss what you’ve got planned. We’d love to hear from you, and offer helpful advice to support your fundraising event.

Ready to start fundraising?

Challenge yourself

You can be as creative as you like when coming up with a challenge. For some it might be a 10km run, a 5km walk, or a 500-burpee challenge! The ideas are endless.

Donate your celebration

With family being close to all our hearts, receiving gifts in lieu or asking for donations at your next birthday or anniversary will truly make a difference.

Host a fundraiser

You might be running an event in the community, a gala dinner, or a school disco. Let us know how we can support you.

Give in memory

Honour the life of a beloved friend or family member who has passed away, by raising funds in memory, or in lieu of flowers.

By partnering with cbm you are helping to raise awareness and vital funds for people with disabilities in the world’s poorest places. 

Other ways to help:

Presentations to community groups, churches, businesses, schools – contact cbm to organise a presentation either by a cbm representative in person or online. Phone 0800 77 22 64 or email to enquiries@cbmnz.org.nz to get in contact.

Conferences – a cbm NZ representative is available to attend conferences that enhance specialist health services, medical care and skills for work in countries where services and community care for disabilities are unavailable or unaffordable.


Do you have time and energy that you’d like to use to help people? Are you keen to upskill, make new friends and have fun? You can play a vital role in our life-changing ministry as a cbm volunteer.

We welcome people of all abilities, skills and time-availability to become part of our team helping us to improve our services, reduce costs and ultimately assist more people in need. 

What can you do?
We have different types of roles available in our Albany office – depending on what you are interested in and what your skills are. Can you help with:

  • Updating supporter contact details
  • Working on a database (computer literacy required)
  • Calling new supporters to thank them for giving or to invite them for meetings
  • Helping out at cbm supporter meetings
  • Small repairs and maintenance
  • Cleaning

Other locations
We would also like to hear from you if you live in other areas of New Zealand, to be a point of contact for us with local knowledge about suitable venues which will assist us in organising our supporter meetings in your area.

We welcome assistance with distributing brochures and information about our work in local churches, community groups or places where you are an affiliate.

How can you become a volunteer?
It’s very simple. Click here to download the cbm Volunteer Registration Form. When completed please email it to us at enquiries@cbmnz.org.nz including a clear copy of your passport or drivers licence, OR post it, including a clear copy of your passport or drivers licence to the following address: cbm New Zealand, PO Box 303477, North Harbour 0751. After we have received your application, we will contact you as soon as possible.

For further information or to discuss our volunteer opportunities please contact our Supporter Relations Representative on 0800 77 22 64 or (within Auckland) 09 414 9405. Email: enquiries@cbmnz.org.nz

Pray With Us

Pray with us daily with cbm’s 2024 Prayer Diary to help support people with disabilities and the cbm staff and workers who serve them.

We believe in the power of prayer to transform the lives of people with disabilities in the world’s poorest places. Each day hundreds of people share a moment of prayer with us through following our Prayer Diary. Your faithful support is a vital encouragement to the cbm team and the support of our mission.

Download your cbm Prayer Diary 2024 here: cbm Prayer Diary 2024

If you would like us to send you a printed copy of our cbm Prayer Diary 2023, simply contact us on enquiries@cbmnz.org.nz or 0800 77 22 64 or 09 414 9405.

Prayer Requests
Your prayers are an important support to cbm’s mission. We are also ready to pray for you when you need it most. Please contact us on enquiries@cbmnz.org.nz or 0800 77 22 64 or 09 414 9405 to let us know your prayer request.


Donor Finance and Administration

The Donor Finance and Administration Officer is part of the Business Support Team and is responsible for all aspects of donor related finance transactions and donor related administration tasks as well as providing support to the Donor Relations Team.

Key Responsibilities

1. Donation Processing

The accurate and timely processing of all donations received by cbm New Zealand.

  • Processing mail, including collection from PO box, opening and sorting
  • Accurate and timely processing, recording and reporting of all donations into Raisers Edge (RE-NXT), our CRM system including importing donations made directly to our bank account, through a third party service provider or the cbm website
  • Preparation of Banking and depositing funds at bank
  • Reporting to Management
  • Back-up to processing of telephone donations as required
  • Assist in the preparation of data for receipt process.

2. Donor Record Maintenance

Assisting donor care team to ensure all donor records in the CRM database, Raiser’s Edge (RE-NXT) are maintained to a high degree of accuracy.

  • Keep donor records up to date
  • Ensure donor correspondence and communications relating to donations made are correctly recorded
  • Set-up payments for new donors with third party service providers.

3. Management of Regular Gift Donations

Effective and efficient management of the administration of Regular Gifts

  • Review, maintain and follow-up processes on Regular Gifts and Regular Gift donors
  • Set-up and make changes to Regular Gifts in RE-NXT and third party platforms
  • Follow up on all failed Regular Gifts
  • Follow up on all queries on failed payments regarding Regular Gifts
  • Regular reporting to management around donation income results and comparisons, changes to Regular Gifts and upgrades, prepare month end RE-NXT reports.

4. Donor Administration

Perform all aspects of donor administration regarding donations made.

  • Respond to donor queries by phone, email and post
  • Ensure correct filing of all Donor related documentation
  • Record gift related inward and outward Donor correspondence in RE-NXT
  • Ensure timely follow-up on any outstanding Donor queries
  • Ensure Donor receipts are correctly worded and sent in a timely manner
  • Assist with wording of gift-related donor communications when required.

5. Donor Relations Support

Offer excellent support to the donors of cbm New Zealand in relation to their donations, methods of giving and updating of payment details.

6. Ad-hoc Support to other staff

  • As required support to other staff.
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports as required for other staff
  • Assist with office operational tasks to ensure the smooth running of the office
  • Other relevant tasks as requested by the Finance and Operations Director or CEO.


Key competencies required

Attitudes and Behaviours:

  • Commitment to cbm’s Vision, Mission and Values
  • Understanding of, and interest in, the for-purpose sector
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Positive and open-minded
  • Ability to work within a Christian organisation and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations
  • Quick learner with willingness to undertake further personal learning & development
  • High standards of professional and personal integrity, including holding information as confidential, as appropriate.
  • Strong work ethic, consistent and reliable
  • Self-motivated and independent work style
  • Teamwork, communication and collaboration, with a heart for making a difference
  • High level of accuracy
  • The ability to express and substantiate opinion in a way that is respectful of others
  • Ability to prioritise work and follow through tasks to completion
  • Ability to be flexible and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Faithful representation of cbm to the public.


  • High level of numeracy
  • Experience in an accounts role
  • Understanding of the for-purpose sector
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience working with a CRM or database
  • Confident, clear and respectful communication skills, especially communication by phone
  • Understanding of customer service principles and donor perspectives
  • An understanding of the Christian Community.

To Apply

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and currently be residing in New Zealand.

If you are suitably qualified and have a passion and desire to serve people with disabilities in the world’s poorest places, please submit your CV via Seek or email jointheteam@cbmnz.org.nz. Please outline your experience against the above listed responsibilities, relevant knowledge and skills, and let us know why you would love to work for cbm.

Applications close on 20 May 2024.

Our team would love to hear from you