WHO WE ARE
WHAT WE DO
The National Council for Voluntary Organisations,
Volunteer Scotland, Volunteer Now (Northern Ireland), Wales Council for Voluntary Action.
In 1984 by Volunteering England
Established in 1984 by Volunteering England. Since then Volunteers’ Week has been an annual tradition in the United Kingdom.
Today it is a campaign week with several events and celebration dedicated to recognising the efforts and work carried out by volunteers and the impact they have.
Aim of the event
It is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of volunteers who represent 46% of the population .
End of May
It is dedicated to highlighting volunteering across Ireland and is organised in partnership with the network of Volunteer Centres and Volunteering Information Services.
Third Week of May
Citizenship Engagement Week
‘Engagement macht stark’
Bundesnetzwerk Bürgerschaftliches Engagement
Annual celebration which started 14 years ago. Thematic Days during the week which are celebrated in the different federal states.
Week of Volunteers
Vlaams Steunpunt Vrijwilligerswerk vzw
Week of Volunteers is organised to increase public awareness about voluntary work and thank the volunteers their contributions.
End of February - Beginning in March
2020: from February 29 to March 8
National Week of Volunteers
It is a national annual event designed to mobilize organizations and to celebrate volunteering together, raise community support and publicly recognize volunteer work.
National Volunteer Week
Volunteering New Zealand
Through Thematic Weeks the event celebrates the 1.2 million Kiwis who volunteer in New Zealand every year.
The week is organised to celebrate Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers.
National Volunteer Week - Points of Light
Hands on Network
1974 by President G. H. W. Bush
The week is organised to celebrate Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers. The Daily Point of Light Award honors exceptional volunteers.