A selection of Volunteering New Zealand campaigns and events for 2020.

VNZ also offers an on-going learning and development events including Webinars


Student Volunteer Week 2020

Student Volunteer Week (SVW) celebrates young people who are striving to make a change through volunteering, and encourages students to try volunteering. SVW includes a wide variety of events, activities, and awareness-raising campaigns led by universities, tertiaries and schools nationwide.

When: 30 March – 5 April 2020.

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National Volunteer Week 2020

National Volunteer Week celebrates the collective contribution of the 1.2 million volunteers who enrich Aotearoa New Zealand.

When: 21-27 June 2020

Theme: Theme to be announced!

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International Volunteer Managers Day 2020

International Volunteer Managers Day is an international event recognising managers of volunteers, held annually on 5 November. This year marks the 21st year that IVMDay has been celebrated internationally.

When: 5 November 2020

Theme: Theme to be announced!

International Volunteer Day 2020

IVDay is an international event run by UN Volunteers and celebrated every year on 5 December. It champions the impact volunteers have in communities, nationally and globally.

When: 5 December 2020

Theme: Theme to be announced!


Pivot: VNZ’s National Conference 2020

Pivot is the title of Volunteering New Zealand’s annual national conference. We feature inspiring and thoughtful speakers from New Zealand and around the world with the goal of encouraging new ideas that you can use to grow your organisation.

When: 21 October. Masterclass on 22 October 2020.

Where: Auckland

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Pivot 2019