Other Volunteer Information

Important dates on the volunteering calendar

National Volunteer Week - held annually during the 3rd week in May

NSW Volunteer Awards - nominations open annually from May-July

National Student Volunteer Week- held annually in August

International Volunteer Managers Day - held annually on November 5

International Volunteer Day - held annually on December 5


NSW Volunteering Conference - held annually in June, hosted by The Centre for Volunteering

National Volunteering Conference - coming up in 2018, hosted by Volunteering Australia.

Linked information and resources

The following resources can also provide you with helpful tools and information on various aspects of volunteering:

The Centre for Volunteering: The peak body for volunteering in NSW, promoting and supporting volunteering and community participation

Volunteering Australia: The national peak body for volunteering, working to advance volunteering in the community. Find information here on The National Standards for Volunteer Involvement.

NSW Volunteering: The State Government's website for volunteers and volunteer-involving organisations. Find information here on the NSW Volunteer Strategy 2016-2020 as well as the Statement of Principles for the Recognition of Volunteers.

Go Volunteer: A volunteer matching website for volunteers to find opportunities and organisations to advertise their volunteer vacancies.