How to watch Facebook live:

The Centre for Volunteering will be streaming the 2021 NSW Volunteer of the Year Award ceremony live on Facebook. We would love you to tune in online, or to share this information with friends and family.

The ceremony will be live streamed from 11:30 am on Thursday, 2 December.

To watch the 2021 NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards live please follow these simple instructions:

  1. Go to The Centre for Volunteering’s Facebook page here: If you go to this link before 11:30, please stay on our Facebook page and the video will become available at 11:30.
  2. At 11:30, scroll down the page and there will be a live video at the top of the news feed.
  3. Click on the video. The live broadcast will start to play.

If you can’t watch the whole event but want to cheer on your favourite local volunteer the awards you can tune in:

Between 12.30 and 1pm:

  • Club Volunteer of the Year with Your Local Club
  • Corporate Volunteer of the Year
  • Young Volunteer of the Year

Between 1.50pm and 2.50pm:

  • Volunteer Team of the Year
  • Excellence in Volunteer Management
  • Adult Volunteer of the Year
  • Senior Volunteer of the Year

The 2021 Volunteer of the Year will be announced at approximately 3 pm.

* Times are subject to change

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. Do I need a Facebook account to watch the live broadcast?

You do not need a Facebook account to watch the live broadcast. Simply follow the instructions above and you will be able to see the live broadcast.

Q. I am watching the Facebook live broadcast but there is no sound, what should I do?

Please make sure you click on the video, making it full screen, to watch the live broadcast.

If you have done this and there is no sound, hover your mouse cursor over the video to bring up the controls, and then click the speaker icon at the bottom-right corner. You should be able to adjust the volume here.

Q. Can I still interact the ceremony if I am watching from home?

Unfortunately we will not be able to see you if you are watching the video from home.

However, we encourage you to interact with the video by posting comments on the live video, which we will relay to the ceremony participants!

Q. Can I fast forward through the video?

As the broadcast will be coming to you live from Norths Cammeray, you will not be able to fast forward through the video.

Please see approximate times for the different award categories at the top of this page.

Q. How do I close the video down when I am finished watching it?

Click the X to close the video. You’ll see it at the top-left corner.