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National Volunteer Week

Sunday, 07 May 2017

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National Volunteer Week (NVW)
is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. In 2017 it will be held from 8-14 May.

This year's theme is 'Give Happy Live Happy'.

 Did you know that:  
* Just a few hours of volunteer work makes a difference in happiness and mood
* Volunteering is highly associated with greater health and happiness
* Sustained volunteering is associated with better mental health

To find out about volunteer opportunities in Geelong visit the Volunteering Geelong website here. Volunteering Geelong provides a referral service for volunteers looking for volunteer roles and organisations looking for volunteers. Volunteering can also be a great way to gain workplace knowledge and skills and increase your networks.

For more information about National Volunteer Week click here.