National Volunteer Week 2021

National Volunteer Week (NVW) celebrates the collective contribution of all volunteers who enrich Aotearoa New Zealand. NVW includes a wide variety of events, activities, and awareness-raising campaigns.

When: 20-26 June 2021

Theme: Recognise, Connect and Reimagine

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Webinars: 

  • “Telling Volunteer Stories, with Alecia from Hancock Creative: Tues 22nd Jun, 2:00 – 3:00 pm: ” Register
  • “The Volunteer Funnel with Alex from Orange Sky”: Fri 25th Jun, 10:00 – 11:00 am Register

International Volunteer Managers Day 2021

When: 5 November 2021

Theme: “What Is Excellence? – Pushing us beyond the ordinary”

We believe it is time to reflect upon what ‘excellence’ really means for our profession, and work towards creating some common language around this important topic.

Over the coming months we will look to provide some stimulating debate on many different aspects of just what does constitute ‘excellence in volunteer engagement’.

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International Volunteer Day 2021

International Volunteer Day (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. IVDay includes a wide variety of events, activities, and awareness-raising campaigns.

When: 5 December 2021

Theme: Theme to be announced!

Microvolunteering Day 2022

Microvolunteering is bite-sized, on-demand, no commitment actions that benefit a worthy cause. Microvolunteering Day is also a unique opportunity for microvolunteering platforms, volunteer involved organisations and individuals to join together in a synchronised effort to demonstrate the empowering potential of the microvolunteering concept.

When: 15 April 2022.

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Student Volunteer Week 2022

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: To be announced.

Theme: To be announced.