#1 – Live Below the Line

Live Below the Line

Get onto this fantastic fundraising and awareness campaign run by Oaktree. Live on $2 a day (the Australian equivalent of the extreme poverty line) for five days and get friends and family to support you taking the challenge! The money you raise goes to education projects in Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea and Cambodia.

May 5th – 9th

#2 – Check out the Volunteer Expo

Oxfam and Oaktree present a Volunteer Expo

Held during National Volunteer Week in the wonderful new Adelaide City Library space, the Volunteer Expo and Q&A Panel is a great opportunity to celebrate volunteers, network and collaborate.

Friday May 16th, 5.30pm for a 6pm start.

#3 – This will get you fairly excited!

Fair Trade Fortnight runs from the 3rd – 18th of May & there are some great opportunities to get involved in South Australia.

Fair Trade Futures | Interactive online conference
What impact can my campus have? | Online seminar
The People Planet Purpose Fair Trade Store is opening!

The power of you - video

#4 – Schools as community hubs?

Discuss the opportunities and possibilities of using schools as community hubs at a YACSA consultation session. There’s also free pizza (unless you’re living below the line!)

Wednesday May 7th, 6 – 8pm

#5 – Hear from UN Women’s Dr Anu Mundkur

Launch Night

Join the UniSA United Nations & International Relations Society as they hear from Dr Anu Mundkur, Chair of UN Women Australia’s Adelaide Chapter, and launch their event program for 2014.

It’s a great opportunity to meet members of the UNIR society, chat to like-minded students and put those networking skills to use.

Everyone is welcome – If you’ve been involved previously, if you’re keen to get involved in 2014 or if you just want to hear from Anu!

Tuesday May 13th, 5.30pm at City West Bar

#6 Celebrate 100 years of the Red Cross

Head to the Hawke Centre to hear from Red Cross CEO Robert Tickner on war, laws and humanity.

Wednesday 21 May, 6pm

#7 – Join in a parade

Volunteering SA/NT are celebrating the power of volunteering with the National Volunteer Week Parade!

Monday 12th May, 10.30am

Check out the more National Volunteer Week events here.

#8 –  Settle in for a movie night

Amnesty are launching Meaningful Movies with a screening of ‘Young and Gay in Putin’s Russia’.
Wednesday May 14, 6pm

The Spanish film festival is on in Adelaide!
May 6 – 21st at Palace Cinema

#9 – Get quizzical

The UniSA UNIR Society are holding a quiz night, with part proceeds going to Tia International Aid, a fantastic organisation providing opportunities to people in Bolivia.

Get your team together and polish up those trivia skills.

Thursday 29th May, 5.30pm

#10 – Step back in time

Throughout May, celebrate, explore and learn about South Australian history for the About Time Festival. There are close to 500 events presented by more than 300 organisers around the state. 

Merge history with modern day with the History SA mobile app.

#11 – Check out the Flinders Street Market

Flinders Market

Open Saturday & Sunday from 9am to 3.30pm, the Flinders Street artisan market has a wonderful mix of stalls, collectibles and delicious things.