National Student Volunteer Week is an opportunity to acknowledge the impact that student volunteers make through volunteering. Education providers, volunteer organisations and students all over Australia will be celebrating #NSVW20 through a variety of events, activities and campaigns that celebrate student volunteers and connect young people with opportunities to get involved in volunteering.
Seniors Week provides opportunities to promote positive community attitudes towards older people and ageing, facilitate community participation, and enhance community connections, aligning with the Queensland Government’s and Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland’s vision of building Age-friendly communities in Queensland.
IDPwD is a United Nations observed day celebrated internationally. It aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions.
The Australian Government has been supporting IDPwD for almost 24 years and provides funds to promote and raise awareness of the day around Australia.
Volunteering Gold Coast is excited to be hosting the Gold Coast Volunteer Awards again this year to celebrate International Volunteer Day 2020.
The Gold Coast Volunteer Awards are a special recognition to organisations and members of the community who are generously contributing their time and resources to creating social impact in the community.