Her love for her local community combined with making a difference and assisting people to live a full and happy life is what drew Birgit Merkel to the role of Volunteer Queensland project officer – Neighbourhood and Care Army Connect Worker. 

Building new friendships, increasing your self esteem and confidence as well as the knowledge you are making a difference in your community. Does this sound appealing to you?

To enable you to honour extraordinary Queenslanders we are extending the closing date for nominations for the Queensland Volunteering Awards to Monday 04 April 2022.  

Volunteering Queensland welcomes and gives thanks to Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young PSM, Governor of Queensland for supporting volunteering by becoming Patron.