5 December is International Volunteer Day, which recognises and promotes the tireless work of volunteers such as yourself around the globe.
Did You Know？
- The monthly number of volunteers aged 15 years and over amounts to 862.4 million worldwide.
- Most volunteer work continues to be arranged informally between individuals, with 14.3% of the global population participating, while 6.5% of working-age people worldwide engage in formal volunteering via an organization or association. A significant percentage of people carry out multiple types of volunteer work.
- While formal volunteers are mostly men, informal volunteers are more likely to be women.
Want to help us create a Generation of Upstanders? Contact our Volunteer Relationships Manager Lisa Lewis firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more!