Microvolunteering Day 2024

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 2024.

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Youth Volunteer Week 2024

Youth Volunteer Week celebrates young people who are striving to make a change through volunteering, and encourages others to try volunteering. We celebrate this week during New Zealand’s national Youth Week; Ara Taiohi is the kaitiaki of this week.

When: 20-26 May 2024

Theme: ‘We may not have it all together, but together we have it all’
‘Māwherangi a tama roto ka taka, kāpuia ake ka pūrangiaho’

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The Big Shout Out June 2024

The Big Shout-out (new in 2023), encourages people to give a shout-out to volunteers. New Zealand is a nation of volunteers – more than 50 percent of kiwis volunteer, giving time and energy to make a difference in our communities. It’s time to recognise these unsung heroes and show your thanks. #thebigshoutout

When: June 2024

Theme: Thank volunteers!

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Te Wiki Tūao ā-Motu | National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week 16-22 June 2024 honours the collective energies and mana of volunteers in Aotearoa.

#NVW2024 #mahitahi #teamwork #tautoko #support #whakamiha #appreciate #volunteers #thankyou 

When: 16-22 June 2024

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International Volunteer Managers Day 2024

International Volunteer Managers Day is an international event held annually on 5 November.

International Theme: TBC

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International Volunteer Day 2024

International Volunteer Day (IVDay) is an international event run by UN Volunteers and celebrated every year on 5 December. The purpose of IVDay is to recognize and support the spirit of volunteerism to help create a better future. 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 2024

Resources from 2023: available here