National Volunteering Video Competition
The Australian Government is running an online video competition from 19 April – 5pm July 22nd 2012, asking young individuals and groups to create a short video promoting the benefits of volunteering to their friends, peers and the broader Australian community.
The theme is ‘Your Passion. Our Nation. Volunteer. Now!’
Entrants submit a 30-60 second audiovisual advertisement and are broken into two age groups:
Judging will be based on:
There are some awesome prizes including for the overall winner -
Volunteering can take so many forms, from helping out at a homeless shelter to volunteering here at 3things! Some benefits of volunteering include:
- Helping support your community and others
- Gaining different skills and experience
- Meeting new people and building friendships
- Having fun outside of school, university, TAFE and work
Did you know that the Australian Government’s National Volunteering Strategy has identified that today youth volunteering is below the national average? To better support and encourage young people to get involved, the competition aims to motivate and help young filmmakers gain skills and experience.