Events

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)

 

National Student Volunteer Week

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.

 

International Volunteer Managers Day

Date: 5 November 2018
Theme: TBA
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.

International Volunteer Day

Date: 5 December 2018
Theme: TBA
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.

 

Community events

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Volunteering Australia events

See below for news about Volunteering Australia events.

  • NVW2018 message from the Governor General

    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.

  • NVW2017 message from the Governor General

    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 message.

  • NVW2017 event at Parliament House

    Fantastic turnout at our National Volunteer Week event on Tuesday 9 May at Parliament House. Thanks to everyone who came out in support of Australia’s volunteers. In particular we would like to thank VA Chief Patron and His Excellency the… Read More

  • NVW2017 merchandise & resources now available

    Have you ordered your National Volunteer Week 2017 merchandise yet? You’ll find great gifts for your amazing volunteers at the Volunteering Australia Shop. Be sure to check out the web portal to order merchandise, download resources and help us celebrate… Read More

  • International Volunteer Day

    IVD2016’s theme #GlobalApplause – give volunteers a hand, recognizes volunteers worldwide and all they do in making peace and sustainable development a reality. UN Volunteers is orchestrating a round of #GlobalApplause to recognize all volunteers everywhere and the contribution they… Read More