International Volunteer Day (IVD): December 5

  • The International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development (International Volunteer Day (IVD)): 5 December.
  • IVD 2018 Theme : “Volunteers build Resilient Communities”
  • Purpose: international observance mandated by the UN General Assembly in 1985 to offer opportunity for volunteer-involving organizations and individual volunteers to promote volunteerism, encourage governments to support volunteer efforts and recognize volunteer contributions to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at local, national and international levels.