Key dates to celebrate 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
The National Volunteering Conference is the premier biennial conference inspiring Australia’s volunteer leaders to take time to connect, grow their skills and find solutions to the biggest volunteering challenges they face today. The Conference will bring together managers of volunteers, not-for-profit leaders, researchers and policy contributors to advance, shape and strengthen the volunteering sector through knowledge sharing, discussion and participation.
National Volunteer Week 2020
Dates: Monday 18 – Sunday 24 May 2020
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.