Alumni events & opportunities
Connect with like-minded past volunteers online and in person at an event.
Alumni Representatives events
Our events bring past volunteers from all chapters of the volunteer program together for networking and professional development opportunities online, in capital cities and some regional centres throughout the year.
This page is regularly updated, so be sure to check back frequently. You can also find out about events near you via our Alumni Facebook group and in the Alumni newsletter.
Alumni International Volunteer Day Events 2022
- ACT Alumni International Volunteers Day Event, Sunday 27 November, 2.30pm - 4.30pm RSVP
- WA Alumni International Volunteers Day Event, Friday 2 December, 6.30pm - 9.30pm RSVP
- South Australian Alumni International Volunteers Day Event, Tuesday 6 December, 6.30pm -8.30pm RSVP
- Victoria Alumni International Volunteers Day Event, Wednesday 7 December, 6.00pm - 8.00pm RSVP
- QLD Alumni International Volunteers Day Event, Wednesday 7 December, 6.00pm - 8.00pm RSVP
- NT Alumni International Volunteers Day Event, Sunday 11 December, 11.30am RSVP
We hope to see you at an Alumni event soon!
Join us at Midsumma Festival 2023!
Join us at the Australian Volunteers Program Midsumma festival stall in January 2023.
We would love our LGBTIQ+ volunteers to join us to help promote the program and share your volunteer experiences.
Get in touch to find out how we can support you to attend Midsumma 2023!
Build new Connections with the wider program community and be inspired by the work and lives of others.
Learn more about Connections events
Global Webinar Series
Connect, share and learn with our partners and volunteers at our regular online webinars.
The Alumni is committed to supporting volunteers' professional development beyond the completion of their volunteer assignments. If you are intending to participate in one of the below conferences get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org to see how we might be able to collaborate.
Indigenous Allied Health Conference 28 - 30 November, Canberra
2022 Australasian AID Conference 28 - 30 November, Canberra
2023 National Volunteering Conference 13-14 February, Canberra
Fundraising Institute Australia Conference 22- 24 February, Melbourne
2023 Speech Pathology Australia National Conference 21-24 May, Hobart
Past 2022 conferences
ACEL Disability and Inclusion Conference - 16 - 17 May 2022, Brisbane
Speech Pathology Australia National Conference - 22 - 25 May 2022, Melbourne
International Conference on Emergency Medicine - 14 - 19 June 2022, Melbourne
Crawford Fund Conference - 15-16 August, Canberra
International Evaluation Conference - 30 August - 1 September, Adelaide
Australian Association of Special Education National Conference 11-12 September, Sydney
Community College Australia Conference 13-14 September, Sydney
International Volunteer Cooperation Organisations' Conference (IVCO) 16 - 19 October, Senegal (In-person only)
Purpose Conference 19 - 20 October, Sydney
It was a really wonderful event. I got to hear from an excellent selection of super-inspiring speakers, and had lots of great conversations with other participants.
- Sally Bolton, a past volunteer supported to attend the Purpose Conference in Sydney