Volunteering North Queensland Conference and Awards (VNQCA), a first of its kind in our region, was held in Townsville on the 27th and 28th of May. It was a conference style weekend retreat for volunteers serving in local communities to be revitalised through inspirational speakers, practical workshops and wrapped up with a gala evening announcing The Volunteer of the Year Awards. Not only was it a weekend to uplift and upskill, but a time to say thank you and celebrate!
See the VNQ Conference and Awards 2022 Post Event Report here.
Volunteering sometimes comes at a physical, emotional or relational cost which leads to volunteer fatigue. The VNQCA centered around five event pillars: