#1 – 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
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.
Fair Trade Fortnight runs from the 3rd – 18th of May & there are some great opportunities to get involved in South Australia.
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
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
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
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.
Open Saturday & Sunday from 9am to 3.30pm, the Flinders Street artisan market has a wonderful mix of stalls, collectibles and delicious things.