We are delighted to invite all environmental volunteers to a free BBQ with presentations by exuberant guest speakers – can’t get much cheerier than that! More than 6 million Australian volunteers give happiness to others each year. And research says that that those volunteers are happier as a result. So
WHY SHOULD WE CELEBRATE VOLUNTEER CONTRIBUTION? Because everybody’s doing it. Amazingly 4 out of 5 Tasmanians in the last year (Volunteering Tasmania stats Feb 2014-2015) volunteered in some capacity. That’s a whopping 411000 people in Tasmania who did something to help someone else in the last year. Aren’t we awesome?
Let’s celebrate volunteers Established in 1989, National Volunteer Week (11-17 May, 2015) is the largest celebration of volunteers and volunteerism in Australia, and provides an opportunity to thank the 6-million Australians who volunteer each year! The socio-economic and cultural value of volunteering to Tasmania in 2014 was estimated to be