Key dates to celebrate volunteering
National Volunteering Conference 2020
Dates: 18 – 20 March 2020
Theme: Diversity, Power, Purpose
Social media tag: #volunteering2020
Following official advice from the Australian Government, the National Volunteering Conference 2020 was not held as planned on 18 – 20 March 2020. The Conference’s Governance Committee continue to meet to investigate further options for the Conference.
National Volunteer Week 2020
Dates: Monday 18 – Sunday 24 May 2020
Theme: Changing Communities. Changing Lives.
Update: Volunteering Australia is closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation closely. At this uncertain time we feel that it is more important than ever to recognise and acknowledge Australia’s volunteers and therefore National Volunteer Week 2020 will be held as scheduled on Monday 18 May – Sunday 24″ May 2020, but with online activities and events, instead of in person ones.
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.