Canberra, 15 May 2020: During National Volunteer Week 2020, the Board of Directors of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) would like to thank everyone who volunteers across the Association and for the library and information science profession. ‘The theme for National Volunteer Week 2020 is ‘Changing Communities, Changing Lives’. Every day, ALIA Members improve peoples’ lives through their volunteer work. They increase capacity, enhance reach to Members, act as ambassadors, and expand organisational visibility in the community. Volunteers add value in so many ways’ ALIA President Viv Barton, said.
ALIA would like to thank all those who volunteer in the sector, whether it is through ALIA Groups, ALIA Committees, writing for INCITE, or in any other way.
About the Australian Library and Information Association
The Australian Library and Information Association is the professional organisation for the Australian library and information services sector.
With 5,000 members across Australia, we provide the national voice of the profession in the development, promotion and delivery of quality library and information services, through leadership, advocacy and mutual support. www.alia.org.au
About National Volunteer Week
National Volunteer Week, running 18 May – 24 May 2020, is an annual event which celebrates and recognises the work and impact of volunteers around the nation. For more information see the website.