Key dates to celebrate volunteering
National Volunteer Week 2020
Dates: Monday 18 – Sunday 24 May 2020
Theme: Changing Communities. Changing Lives.
National Volunteer Week (NVW) is the annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. At this uncertain time we feel that it is more important than ever to recognise and acknowledge Australia’s volunteers.
The dates for National Volunteer Week 2020 are Monday 18 May – Sunday 24 May 2020 with the theme “Changing Communities. Changing Lives”.
National Student Volunteer Week
Dates: August 2020
A week of events, activities and campaigns that promote student volunteering led by higher education providers and schools across Australia.
International Volunteer Managers Day
Date: 5 November 2020
Social media tag: TBC
As an official International Volunteer Managers Day (IVMD) supporter, Volunteering Australia is proud to celebrate the profession of volunteer leadership. We encourage you to join us in celebrating the vital role of managers of volunteers for effective volunteering.
International Volunteer Day
Date: 5 December 2019
Theme: Volunteer for an Inclusive Future
Social media tags: #IVD2019 #Volunteer4Inclusion
Volunteering Australia proudly supports International Volunteer Day (IVD) on 5 December, to raise awareness on the important role volunteers play in responding to challenges facing the world.
National Volunteering Conference 2020
Dates: 18 – 20 March 2020
Theme: Diversity, Power, Purpose
Social media tag: #volunteering2020
Volunteering Australia and Volunteering WA regret to announce that the National Volunteering Conference 2020, due to take place from 18-20 March 2020 in Perth, Western Australia, has been cancelled. Plans had been made to postpone the conference, however it is now clear that the ramifications of COVID-19 are likely to last far longer than originally thought, with the recovery period uncertain.