National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week

Give a little. Change a lot.

May

21

to

May

27

National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers

From 21–27 May 2018, thousands of events will be held across the country to say thank you to the 6 million Australians who volunteer their time. The week-long celebration will include breakfasts, morning/afternoon teas, and luncheons, as well as open days, award ceremonies, picnics, forums and training sessions.

Volunteering Queensland is also excited to announce the new theme: Give a little. Change a lot.

This years’ theme represents the millions of volunteers who make a profound impact in their communities and on society, through giving a little time.

This web portal has everything you need to celebrate volunteering including resources all aimed at acknowledging the hard work of volunteers and to encourage others to volunteer.

Save the date for National Volunteer Week 2018 – Now scheduled for the fourth week of May

Stay up-to-date with all the latest on National Volunteer Week and how you can Give Happy, Live Happy by regularly checking the website, or on Facebook and Twitter (#givehappylivehappy).

2018 Queensland Volunteering Awards

The 2018 Queensland Volunteering Awards will acknowledge the efforts of hundreds of volunteers, volunteer managers, volunteer-involving organisations and businesses in bringing about positive change within their communities.

Nominees, finalists and recipients will all be honoured at the 2018 Queensland Volunteering Awards Presentation during National Volunteer Week.

Nominate a worthy individual or group for the awards

Share

FacebookTwitter

Want to promote your outdoor event or activity?!

Let us know by Submitting your Event.
Resources to help you plan and run an amazing event: Managing Your Event

Discover Queensland

Explore all of Queensland’s adventures.

Start Exploring

What's On

Feb

02

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking 4 day short course
Read more

Feb

02

Volunteer with BeachCare – Main Beach

Come along and join in on some free community coast care activities with BeachCare and help preserve our coastal environment.
Read more

Feb

08

Snowies MTB 2019

The iconic Snowy Mountains ultimate mountain bike experience is back in 2019
Read more

Latest News

UPLOADS looking for Control Group

UPLOADS seeking to sign up suitable "Control Group" participant organisations.

Read more
Going downhill fast is an art form

Descending at over 100kph remains one of road cycling's greatest tests of nerve

Read more
2019 Queensland Training Awards

Nominations for the 2019 Queensland Training Awards now OPEN, closing 17 March 2019

Read more

Become a member

QORF welcomes applications for new Community and Green Circle Members from organisations and individuals involved in the outdoors

Learn More
Tail Lights by Georgina Pratten