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National Volunteer Week 2015 - Wrap Up

Helen Henry, 19th May 2015

A big shout out to the stations around Australia that participated in National Volunteer Week last week (11 - 17 May)!

What a welcome opportunity to celebrate our THOUSANDS of community broadcasting volunteers.

Here's a bit of a wrap on some things that happened around the sector:

  • 4ZZZ Street Soundzzz Youth Day 2015The CBAA would like to join 2RRR in congratulating Jeffery Che Fair Tse (Healthy Living presenter), Hardi Ho Sum Lam (Sydney Good Living presenter) & office volunteer Sharon Whitbourn for being nominated for Volunteer of the Year at the recent City of Ryde 2015 Volunteer Recognition Awards.
  • Also thanks to Ross from 4ZZZ for sharing this happy snap (right) of some young volunteers that helped him run the BBQ for the station's recent Street Soundzzz Youth Day.
  • SYN staff got their volunteer on, lending a helping hand around the station and showing their appreciation for the station's 700+ volunteers. Check out some photos here.

What did your station do for National Volunteer Week?

In case you missed it, here are some other bits and pieces to check out from the week:

Stations can find other resources related to volunteer engagement and management on the Volunteering Australia website.

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