Chooseday 11th April - Choose to volunteer!
This Chooseday, choose to be a change maker.
National Volunteer Week (NVW) is Australia's biggest annual celebration of volunteering. This year, it's being held on 15 - 21 May 2023.
The theme for 2023 is The Change Makers.
NVW acknowledges and celebrates the necessary, important support that millions of volunteers provide to their communities across Australia. During this week, it's highly encouraged to seek out volunteer opportunities and give back to those in need.
"National Volunteer Week 2023 is a celebration of our power to drive change and ensure volunteering is inclusive of all members of the Australian community" (Volunteering Australia, 2023)
Join GoodCompany in celebrating National Volunteer Week and support the thousands of charities across Australia and NZ who have volunteer opportunities listed on GoodCompany.
This Chooseday, we invite you to be the change that you want to see in your community.
Did you know?
96% of Australian workers believe that volunteering has a positive impact on their overall happiness (GoodCompany, 2018).
In Australia, 77% of employees who volunteer through their workplace report lower levels of stress and anxiety (GoodCompany, 2018).
84% of Australian consumers believe that companies should support charitable causes (Roy Morgan, 2018).
92% of Australian employers reported that volunteering positively impacted employee job satisfaction and company culture (Volunteering Australia, 2020).
When we volunteer for a cause that is greater than ourselves, we feel fulfilled, inspired and we've gained skills we wouldn't have otherwise gained in our day-to-day.
We invite you to step outside of your comfort zone this National Volunteer Week and be a Change Maker for good.
Thank you for choosing to do good this Chooseday.
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