WHO WE ARE
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Aim of the event
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.
In 1984 by Volunteering England
The National Council for Voluntary Organisations,
Volunteer Scotland, Volunteer Now (Northern Ireland), Wales Council for Voluntary Action.
End of May
It is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of volunteers who represent 46% of the population .
Third Week 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.
Citizenship Engagement Week
‘Engagement macht stark’
Annual celebration which started 14 years ago. Thematic Days during the week which are celebrated in the different federal states.
Bundesnetzwerk Bürgerschaftliches Engagement
Week of Volunteers
End of February - Beginning in March
2020: from February 29 to March 8
Week of Volunteers is organised to increase public awareness about voluntary work and thank the volunteers their contributions.
Vlaams Steunpunt Vrijwilligerswerk vzw
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
Through Thematic Weeks the event celebrates the 1.2 million Kiwis who volunteer in New Zealand every year.
Volunteering New Zealand
The week is organised to celebrate Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers.
National Volunteer Week - Points of Light
The week is organised to celebrate Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers. The Daily Point of Light Award honors exceptional volunteers.
1974 by President G. H. W. Bush
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