The Hong Kong Volunteer Award 2023 Presentation Ceremony (“HKV-Award”), co-organized by the Home and Youth Affairs Bureau and the Agency for Volunteer Service, was successfully held on 3 January 2024. HKV-Award recognizes the contributions and achievements of outstanding volunteers and teams, young people, corporations, organizations from various sectors, cross-sectoral partnership projects, estates, and schools. This year, over 22,000 awards were presented; for more details, please refer to the awardee list.


AVS is a member of the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) and the Global Network of Volunteering Leadership  (GNVL).  As you may know, IAVE is an international organization that primarily aims to promote, strengthen and celebrate the development of volunteering worldwide. It holds volunteer conference every year for exchange, networking, and inspiration of volunteerism across countries and cultures.


The Agency for Volunteer Service (“AVS”) is one of the six volunteer matching platforms collaborating with the “JC VOLUNTEER TOGETHER PLATFORM” (“JCVTP”). With the support of The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, AVS launched a series of volunteer services to encourage those who first encounter volunteer service, whether they are families with young children, intergenerational volunteers, working adults or general public, to take an active part in volunteering. Starting today to 31 July 2024, new volunteers who participated in any service from the JC VOLUNTEER TOGETHER series and registered as members of AVS Hong Kong Community Volunteers (“HKCV”), will receive a complimentary offer of a 2-year free HKCV membership (Promotion Code: JCVT-23)