Why join EPP?

EPP is an easy way to connect with dozens of local non-profits, looks great on your CV, and is a fun student community to be a part of.

Make your CV stand out

What will you write under ‘Experience’ on your CV?

Volunteering is a great way to learn new skills and gain valuable experience.

If you’ve come straight from high school to university and have limited work experience or you're changing careers, EPP demonstrates to potential employers that you are community-minded and have developed relevant skills.

Employers agree: Volunteering gives you an advantage in the job market.

Research tells us that employers value candidates with volunteering experience when hiring, and when identifying leadership potential.

  • 93% believe that volunteering is a credible way to get real-work experience.
  • 89% believe that candidates who have volunteered during university in a role related to their studies have an advantage.
Seek Volunteering Research 2016

  • 82% are more likely to choose a candidate with volunteering experience.
  • 80% say that active volunteers move more easily into leadership roles.
Deloitte Impact Survey 2016

Connect with charities and non-profits that share your values

The regular micro-volunteering opportunities that we bring to campus, and the dozens of community partners that you can connect with through EPP...

Siddhant  Shirole The programme makes me feel productive, helps me to understand the culture here in New Zealand and makes me feel like a part of the community.

Be part of our amazing EPP community

There are hundreds of EPP members so every time you join a community volunteering activity or help out at a uni event, you'll be meeting new and interesting people.