National Volunteer Week 2023
National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers
From 15–21 May 2023, thousands of events will be held across the country to say thank you to the 6 million Australians who volunteer their time. The week-long celebration will include breakfasts, morning/afternoon teas, and luncheons, as well as open days, award ceremonies, picnics, forums, training sessions and more.
Volunteering Sunshine Coast supports National Volunteer Week each year and acknowledges the in valuable contribution made across the region through its Volunteer of the Year Awards.
2023 Volunteering Sunshine Coast Awards
The 2023 Volunteering Sunshine Coast Awards will acknowledge the efforts of hundreds of volunteers, volunteer managers, volunteer-involving organisations and businesses in bringing about positive change within their communities. Ten  category nominations are received from which a Volunteer of the Year is awarded. In 2022 the winner was Leigh McCready in the Emergency Response Services for her service to the Peregian Community and Surf Life Saving in particular.
Nominees, finalists and recipients will all be honoured at the 2023 Volunteering Sunshine Coast Awards Presentation during National Volunteer Week.
Consider nominating a worthy individual or group to recognize the incredible work they do.