The 8-14 of May is National Volunteer Week – an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. Volunteers make a huge difference to our community and we all benefit from the often unacknowledged and tireless work they do. As part of Volunteer Week celebrations, NRM South,
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