National Volunteer Week (NVW) is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteers. Every year, NVW celebrates the significant contribution of Australia’s almost six million volunteers who dedicate over 600 million hours to help others.
Queenslanders volunteer their time and give back to the community. Volunteering Gold Coast recruited over 4,000 new volunteers over the last 12 months.
The Social Return on Investment (SROI) which Gold Coast volunteers contributed to the community last year (study by the University of New South Wales).
Emili and Ty are two volunteers from Volunteering Gold Coast’s Community Visitor Scheme. They have both shared their experience of being a volunteer and how giving back helps them and the community.