National Volunteer Week
National Volunteer Week (NVW) is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. In 2017 it will be held from 8-14 May.
This year's theme is 'Give Happy Live Happy'.
Did you know that:
* Just a few hours of volunteer work makes a difference in happiness and mood
* Volunteering is highly associated with greater health and happiness
* Sustained volunteering is associated with better mental health
To find out about volunteer opportunities in Geelong visit the Volunteering Geelong website here. Volunteering Geelong provides a referral service for volunteers looking for volunteer roles and organisations looking for volunteers. Volunteering can also be a great way to gain workplace knowledge and skills and increase your networks.
For more information about National Volunteer Week click here.