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.


Application Support Specialist

The Application Support Specialist will support the IT Manager to maintain the high integrity of cbm data and systems, so that the functional arms of the organisation work smoothly. This role is responsible for our CRM system, along with being the first point of contact for the organisation’s ICT and peripheral equipment. The role is vital to support delivery of fundraising, and reporting objectives, as well as delivering on the value of being good stewards of our resources.

Key Responsibilities

1. Database

Ensuring overall database integrity, accuracy and security, including:

  • configuration (uploads, exports, upgrades, imports and/or global changes to the database), 
  • gift administration (management of campaigns, appeals, package codes and gift coding) and
  • database administration (managing donor profiles, troubleshooting database issues) within the database.
  • Generate data files used for appeal mail outs and contact lists. 

2. Reporting

  • Utilise data to generate insightful reports for stakeholders, providing valuable insights into fundraising and finance performance. 
  • Providing customised reporting to the management team, and financial data for analysis of return on investment.

3. Business Intelligence development

  • Identify and assess areas within the business where processes and workflows can be enhanced to maintain competitiveness.
  • Provide advice and support on IT-related matters.

4. Assist ICT management and website maintenance

  • Assist with oversight of cbm’s IT platform to ensure it is configured to deliver to the needs of users, provides a secure environment for donor data, and is reliable and cost effective.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to understand business needs and pain points.
  • Respond promptly to resolve internal issues related to computer applications and IT systems.
  • Assist with website maintenance.

Key competencies required

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills & Experience:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification. (e.g. technology, with focus on business practices / administration, computer science or information systems or related field).
  • 3 years’ experience in an ICT / database role.
  • Strong database administration skills, preferably with experience in CRM systems.
  • Broad understanding of various software, with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Understanding of database management and its application to marketing campaigns.
  • Understanding of cybersecurity best practice.
  • High level of IT literacy and an eye for detail.
  • Previous exposure to web development and website management is advantageous.
  • Proficiency with analysis and the development of reports and queries. 
  • Hands-on approach to problem-solving and a proactive attitude
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, correspondence, and reports. 
  • Proven organisational and coordination skills and the ability to prioritise tasks.
  • Ability to develop high quality relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Attitudes and Behaviours:

  • Commitment to cbm’s Vision, Mission and Values.
  • Ability to work within an organisation with a Christian kaupapa and be sensitive to its various expressions.
  • Cultural sensitivity.
  • Teamwork, communication and collaboration, with a heart for making a difference.
  • Ability to be flexible, to meet deadlines and to deal with a complex workload.
  • High standards of professional and personal integrity.
  • Holding information as confidential, when appropriate.
  • Strong work ethic, consistent and reliable.
  • Self-motivated and independent work style.
  • Positive, problem-solving relationships with staff and contribute willingly to office tasks.
  • Understanding of, and interest in, the not-for-profit / for-purpose sector.

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 31 March 2024.

Our team would love to hear from you