National Volunteer Week (NVW) is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteers. From Monday 17th to Sunday 23rd May 2021, NVW will celebrate the significant contribution of Australia’s almost six million volunteers. Each year these volunteers dedicate over 600 million hours to help others. The theme for NVW 2021 is Recognise. Reconnect. Reimagine. which acknowledges that it is time to:
National Volunteer Week is supported again in 2021 by Aon Australia. For more information about National Volunteer Week 2021, please email Volunteering Australia.
The Rural City of Wangaratta are calling for nominations of volunteers you would like to see recongnised. When you nominate a worthy candidate, you’ll be highlighting the great work that they do as a volunteer as well as creating awareness for the work of their volunteer organisation. Please complete the nomination form here.
Nominations close at midnight on Wednesday 12th May 2021.
Nominated candidates will be highlighted on social media during National Volunteer Week and at the King George Gardens Volunteer Celebration Event on Friday the 21st May 2021.
Please share with all your fellow volunteers in the Rural City of Wangaratta!
You are invited to put your hand up and thank the millions of volunteers around Australia with a special smile. The Wave Your Appreciation campaign is back to recognise the great work volunteers do each and every day.
How will you Wave Your Appreciation for Volunteers? National Volunteer Week is fast approaching, so get planning your special #waveforvolunteers. We will provide more information and resources in the coming weeks.
Join us as we RECOGNISE, celebrate and thank volunteers for the vital role they play in our lives this National Volunteer Week. Upload your wave photo to social media during National Volunteer Week and share using the hashtags #NVW2021 and #waveforvolunteers.