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2020 National Volunteer Week (NVW) is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. This year’s theme is Changing Communities. Changing Lives. #NVW2020 #VNQ

Join VNQ On The Couch for our first virtual celebration of the North Queensland Volunteer of the Year Awards on Thursday 21st May 2020 at 7:00pm!

Register today, and join us from your couch to honour local volunteers, share inspiring volunteer stories, learn useful mental health wellbeing practices, and enjoy a ‘Thank You’ reel from some familiar faces.

Heart of Volunteering Award

The heart of volunteering award acknowledges a volunteer who personifies the definition of volunteering, ‘…time willingly given for the common good and without financial gain.’ Nominations for volunteers whose attitude and actions are exemplary and an inspiration to others are welcomed.

Youth Volunteering Award

The Youth Volunteering award acknowledges a volunteer under 25 years of age who personifies the definition of volunteering, ‘…time willingly given for the common good and without financial gain.’  Nominations for volunteers whose attitude and actions are exemplary and an inspiration to others are welcomed.

VNQ Volunteer of the Year

The recipients of the North Queensland Volunteer of the Year Awards will be announced at our virtual awards night on 21st May!
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Volunteer Impact Award

The Volunteer Impact award acknowledges a volunteer whose contribution has made a significant difference to an individual, group or community over a short or long period of time. Nominations for volunteers who have made a significant difference in the lives of those they serve are welcomed.

Volunteer Achievement Award

The Volunteer Achievement award acknowledges a volunteer for whom the very act of volunteering is an achievement.  Nominations are welcomed for volunteers that give their time in the face of challenging circumstances, either personal, or the activities undertaken. 

Volunteer Coordinators… Check out these gifts on the Volunteering Australia’s website to give your volunteers as part of your celebrations for National Volunteer Week.