Less than a week to go until National Volunteer Week. Limestone Coast Volunteer Service understand this week will look different to previous celebrations. This week more than ever we encourage all organisations to acknowledge and thank their volunteers. Below are some ideas, inspiration and tips to celebrate National Volunteer Week in 2020.
Take Care, Stand Proud, Celebrate and Connect With Your Volunteer Community.
Snap a photo, light or decorate something red, celebrate virtually and post to Limestone Coast Volunteer Service Facebook page @lcvolunteer 
Caroline Menzel, Volunteer Co-ordinator Limestone Coast
P 8760 1100 E
Colouring our communities to thank to our Limestone Coast volunteers
A message from Limestone Coast Local Government Association President Mayor Erika Vickery OAM thanking Limestone Coast Volunteers for their efforts and encouraging everyone in the community to stand up, be proud and support the #ColourYourCommunityRed campaign" during National Volunteer Week.
Listen to message
National Volunteer Week Kicks off Monday. It is time to celebrate our volunteers in South Australia, by colouring our communities red.The Colour your community red campaign will give everyone in the community a chance to thank volunteers. For further information follow @lcvolunteer and @volunteeringsant on facebook or visit

Wave Your Appreciation for Volunteers

Volunteering Australia invites you to put your hand up and thank all the volunteers around Australia by waving a special smile of appreciation from your own home. Upload your wave photo to social media and share using the hashtags #NVW2020 and #waveforvolunteers, and tag Volunteering Australia.

Volunteering Victoria - Volunteer Week Broadcast

When: Monday 18 May 1:00 – 5:00 pm   Watch Broadcast
Theme: Changing communities, changing lives; re-imaging volunteering in dynamic times
Format: Broadcast
*Program will be released on Thursday 14 May Visit

Join Volunteering Victoria this year for our annual National Volunteer Week celebration. This year, we will be running a live broadcast including multiple speakers, panel discussions and local artists. Don't miss this year's special event!

National Volunteer Week Resources and Certificates 
Volunteer recognition isn’t just about events. There are so many ways we can recognise and thank volunteers during a virtual National Volunteer Week. Check out Volunteering Australia's National Volunteer Week Resources, certificates, email banners and posters.

Thanks to technology you can hold a virtual thank you event for volunteers during National Volunteer Week. There are so many ideas for a virtual event from a simple coffee catch up to holding a dinner party.
Limestone Coast Volunteer Service would like to hear what you have planned?
Here are some ideas to get you started;

  • Coffee catch up
  • Lunch or dinner party
  • Awards ceremony
  • Introduce your children, partner or pets
  • Play a game online Eg: bingo, trivia or charades
  • Hold a competition Eg: origami, lego or drawing
  • Take part in an activity Eg: chair yoga, virtual museum tour, cooking, karaoke or talent contest
  • Send your volunteers a special National Volunteer Week certificate or gifts. 
 National Volunteer Week Resources and Certificates 
Volunteer news, events or vacancies.
Contact Limestone Coast Volunteering 
Volunteer Resource Centre on 8760 110 or email
Thinking about volunteering? 
The Volunteer Resource Centre matches the skills and interests of volunteers with organisations. 
Register your interest in volunteering by contacting the Volunteer Resource Centre on 8760 110 or email

Is your organisation seeking volunteers?
The Volunteer Resource Centre assists organisations to develop volunteer programs.  The Centre also offers training for both volunteers and volunteer managers. 
For more information follow us on Facebook @lcvolunteer

Limestone Coast Volunteering welcomes your feedback.
Interested in sharing a good news story, volunteer vacancies, information or community event 
Phone: 8760 1100

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