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The annual Gold Coast Careers Festival is the largest and most comprehensive careers event on the Gold Coast and one of the largest in Queensland. The Gold Coast Careers Festival brings together educators, high schools, students, parents, career advisors, prospective students and job seekers in an interactive and dynamic environment. Explore over 60 education and training providers including Griffith University, Bond University, Southern Cross University, TAFE Queensland and many others. The Gold Coast Careers Festival is open to the public and best of all – it’s FREE! You don’t need to register, just head along to the venue for your opportunity to speak to over 60 exhibitors, including some of the city’s biggest employers. Join us for the 2021 Gold Coast Careers Festival to speak with some of our great Gold Coast educators and employers about your career! The Gold Coast Careers Festival is presented by Study Gold Coast.
EVENT DATE/S: Thursday, 6 May 2021 – Saturday, 8 May 2021
Learn more here.
Would you like free information and education for seniors about health and lifestyle? Learn about retirement living options, in-home care, seniors travel, seniors insurance, financial planning, investment advice, free hearing and eyesight checks, and mobility aids. Information is available from Centrelink, City of Gold Coast and more.
Gold Coast Beach Parade – is a new world record attempt for the greatest number of people (men, women and children) in koala ear visors involved in a beach parade. It will be held on Sunday, 16 May.
It’s time to support your local community, be social and meet new people by volunteering at this amazing event. To learn more about the festival, click here.
Beach Marshalls Volunteers are needed to assist with people, directing and answering questions. Our beach parade participants will walk in single file and in these COVID times, we need everyone to stay socially distanced and we need your help in ensuring this is done in a fun, encouraging and good-natured way. If you are confident, like to be involved in community events, enjoy being outdoors and want to help save the city’s Koalas – this volunteer role is for you!
Times and dates:
– Saturday 15 May at 4.30 pm – 5.30 pm: Volunteer Briefing, T-shirt collection and site familiarisation;
– Sunday 16 May 10 am – 1.30 pm: Gold Coast Beach Parade.
If you would like to volunteer for this event, click here.
May 17, 2021 – May 23, 2021
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:
- RECOGNISE, celebrate and thank volunteers for the vital role they play in our lives.
- RECONNECT to what is important by giving our time to help others and ourselves.
- REIMAGINE how we better support volunteers and communities they help.