Key dates to celebrate volunteering in 2018
National Volunteer Week
Date: 21-27 May 2018
Theme: Give a little. Change a lot.
Save the date for National Volunteer Week 2018 #NVW2018
(Now scheduled for the fourth week of May, so it no longer clashes with the Federal Budget)
Date: 13-19 August 2018
Theme: Challenge yourself. Be the change. Celebrate each other.
A week of events, activities and campaigns that promote student volunteering led by higher education providers and schools across Australia.
Date: 5 November 2018
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 the #IVMDay17 campaign and celebrate the vital role of managers of volunteers for effective volunteering.
Date: 5 December 2018
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. For resources, logos and more information click here.
To search/post events for volunteering involving organisations, please click on the following link to be directed to the GoVolunteer website.
Volunteering Australia events
See below for news about Volunteering Australia events.
This week, 13-19 August, we are celebrating National Student Volunteer Week (NSVW). Get involved and help us build the next generation of volunteers to help the community. Check out what’s happening across Australia on the NSVW website and let us know how… Read More
National Student Volunteer Week (NSVW) aspires to challenge and celebrate young people who are striving to make change through volunteering. On 13-19 August 2018, a wide variety of events, activities, forums and awareness-raising campaigns led by higher education providers and… Read More
National Volunteer Week 2019 will be held on 20-26 May. Mark it in your calendar! As we start planning for the next National Volunteer Week here are the photos from this years’s event at Parliament House in Canberra. Joining us… Read More
Olivier Adam, United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Programme Executive Coordinator video message to delegates at the National Volunteering Conference 2018.
Thanks to Volunteering Australia chief patron and His Excellency the Governor General of Australia Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) for his National Volunteer Week 2018 message.