What day is the celebration for International Volunteers Day for Economic and Social Development proclaimed by the UN?

INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT. Also referred to as International Volunteer Day (IVD), December 5th celebrates people and organizations who volunteer their time and energy to improve the lives of others.

Why is International Volunteer Day celebrated?

The General Assembly invited Governments to observe annually, on 5 December, the International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development (resolution 40/212 of 17 December 1985) and urged them to take measures to heighten awareness of the important contribution of volunteer service, thereby stimulating more …

How do you celebrate Volunteer Day?

11. Bring in coffee and donuts

  1. Send flowers or a card for special days. …
  2. Highlight a volunteer in every newsletter. …
  3. Give new volunteers a welcome gift. …
  4. Listen to your volunteers and actively seek their feedback. …
  5. Host a surprise party. …
  6. Celebrate with their entire family. …
  7. Offer tickets to a game. …
  8. Host a car wash.

What are all the international days?

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  • 3 May. World Press Freedom Day ( 26 C/4.3) – UN website.
  • 5 May. African World Heritage Day ( 38 C/68) …
  • 16 May. International Day of Light ( 39 C/40) …
  • 21 May. World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. …
  • 22 May. International Day for Biological Diversity ( 146 EX/32; A/RES/49/119 ) – UN website.

What is a community service project?

Community service projects are well-planned, organized, and voluntary efforts designed to address a specific need in the community. Well-conceived projects provide students with the opportunity to plan and implement a project to which they feel personally committed.

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