National Volunteer Week is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering with thousands of events and activities held across the country.

2024: Monday 20 - Sunday 26 May 2024

2025: Monday 19 - Sunday 25 May 2025


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Key Messages

  • National Volunteer Week is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering with thousands of events and activities held across the country during 20 - 26 May 2024.
  • National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to connect and celebrate diverse volunteering stories across the state.
  • Join Volunteering WA as we celebrate National Volunteer Week 2024. #NVW2024 is a celebration of our power to drive change and ensure volunteering is inclusive of all members of the Australian community.
  • We encourage all volunteer involving organisations to proudly promote NVW celebrations and use the resources widely to help increase the awareness of the vital role volunteers play in our lives.

  • The theme for National Volunteer Week 2024 is ‘Something for Everyone’. It’s an invitation to explore the myriad of opportunities available, emphasising that there's a place for everyone in the world of volunteering. Whether you're drawn to environmental causes, community outreach, education, or beyond, there's a place where your unique skills and interests can flourish.

  • National Volunteer Week 2024 will recognise the diverse passions and talents everyone brings to the act of volunteering.
  • Let's come together during National Volunteer Week to showcase that volunteering offers ‘Something for Everyone’. Join us as we celebrate the transformative impact of everyone finding their role in making a difference.

Share your National Volunteer Week celebrations with Volunteering WA by tagging @VolunteeringWA and use the hashtag #NVW2024  

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Volunteering snapshot

Please see the WA State of Volunteering Hub for key volunteering statistics. 

  • Volunteering WA is the peak body for volunteering in Western Australia, working across community, government, corporate and education organisations to provide leadership,advancement and the celebration of volunteering.
  • Volunteering WA proudly represents almost 800 organisations and 1.5 million volunteers across the State.
  • 1.5 million individuals dedicate their time to volunteering in Western Australia, generating a substantial value of $63.9 billion for the state. 
  • WA volunteers contribute 398.7 million hours of time and create $63.9 billion in economic value, every year.