National Volunteer Week 2021

21 Jun 2021 | Articles

National Volunteer Week 2021

National Volunteer Week honours the collective energies and mana of all volunteers in Aotearoa. They grow our people, open minds, open hearts and create joy.

More than 1million people across Aotearoa say they volunteer for an organisation, contributing $4billion to the economy. Much more happens within communities and between people, and increasingly, in different ways.

The landscape of volunteering is changing, in some cases exacerbating the changes we were already seeing, in others creating another shift entirely. Change presents different challenges across the sector, but also highlights unique opportunities for reshaping and improving the practice of volunteering.

National Volunteer Week 2021 runs from June 20-26. This year’s theme is ‘Recognise, Connect, Reimagine’. Join us this National Volunteer Week by sharing your stories of volunteering with others, and help reshape mahi aroha for the future.

Themes for 2021:
Recognise volunteers: To recognise the wonderful volunteers in New Zealand, Volunteering New Zealand will issue an electronic participation reward to thank every volunteer for sharing their story with us. We will also share your stories on our social media platforms.
Connect our hearts: Record the most touching moments from your volunteering experience and share them with others. Let us connect our hearts together in Aotearoa.
Reimagine the meaning of Volunteering: Tied into the theme of this years’ National Volunteer Week, we are open to ideas of the definition of volunteering. Tell us, what does volunteering mean to you?

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