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Community Support - Variety Childrens charity

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Refer a colleague to "The Balance Sheet" and help the Variety Children's Charity

Help grow your local CA community ("The Balance sheet") and make a lasting difference to some of NZ's less-advantaged children!


AccountingTalent has chosen to support The Variety Have a Go Scholarships programme theough the growth of "The Balance Sheet"community membership.  The programme gives disadvantaged kids the chance to participate in extra-curricular activities – activities that their caregivers would otherwise be unable to afford.  These experiences are a critical step in helping children to build confidence, learn new skills and develop lasting friendships.  

Variety Have a Go Scholarships range from $200 to $500 per year, with the funds awarded used to support: 

  • Activity fees & registration costs (e.g. gymnastics, netball, soccer, swimming lessons)
  • Sports uniforms, clothing and equipment (e.g. rugby boots, netball uniform)
  • Music lessons and equipment
  • Drama/dance tuition
  • Extra tuition (e.g. English, Maths, computer programming)  
  • Career trips (e.g. leadership courses)
  • Cultural activities
  • Personal development activities (e.g. school camp, outward bound) 

Each year Variety seeks applications from schools and communities across the country to identify children who would benefit greatly from a Have a Go Scholarship. They don’t have to be sporting superstars or academic whizz kids – just Kiwi kids who are missing out through no fault of their own. 

For every additional 100 members who join The Balance Sheet community AccountingTalent donates $200 to Variety.  Through a combination of your 'Balance Sheet" member referrals and our community growth donations, together we can make a lasting difference to some of these children, giving them the opportunity not only to enjoy their childhood, but to contribute positively to NZ society as they grow.

Find out more about The Variety Childrens Charity and Click here to join the Balance sheet or to refer a CA you know to join the community and help make a difference today! 

Helene Smith

Partner | Talent Acquisition

With a reputation for professional and personable service alongside excellent business management experience; Helene leads the Chartered Accounting recruitment practice for AccountingTalent in Wellington.