National Volunteer Week 2020

National Volunteer Week 2020

National Volunteer Week (NVW) ran from 18-24 May 2020 and once again acknowledged and celebrated the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers.

 Volunteering NT invited people to #ColourYourCommunityRed. This campaign highlighting all the amazing work of volunteers and in 2020 gave a special shout out to all those working in emergency services. 

To mark National Volunteer Week 2020 we helped to raise awareness of the importance of volunteering throughout the Northern Territory and Australia via our media channels including:

COTA NT Volunteers

We place a huge value on our volunteers who assist us deliver our services and support to seniors in the Northern Territory. Without them, we simply couldn’t do as much as we do!

Some of the work they do for us includes:

  • Program support (e.g. MASP – transport and group facilitation)
  • Home Maintenance Service
  • Office administration and data entry
  • Event support
  • Peer education (music, Tai Chi, computing)
  • Project support (editorial, production, distribution e.g. Seniors Month Calendars and 50 Seniors 50 Stories)


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