International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day

Celebrated every year on December 5.

International Volunteer Day is also known as
The International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
was created by the UN General Assembly in 1985.
International Volunteer Day is celebrated by many non-governmental organizations and the private sector all over the world.
It is also supported by the United Nations Volunteers (UNV)
who coordinate campaigns every year to promote International Volunteer Day.

“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands
– one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”

— Audrey Hepburn