International Volunteers Day – 5 December
Joan Warnock (right) was recognised for 60 years of volunteering with Australian Red Cross on Monday 14 November. Congratulations to Joan, Helen Haynes (left) and all Red Cross volunteers who give generously during times of difficulty and disaster.
It is International Volunteers Day on 5 December, honouring the contribution volunteers make to their local communities. The federal government is offering $10 million in volunteer grants between $1,000 and $5,000 each. The grants are for organisations to buy equipment or supplies, train volunteers, for undertake background security checks.