2018 Volunteering Awards, Canberra Region

22 May | National Arboretum Canberra | 6pm-8pm

Canberra has the highest number of volunteers in the country! Over 130,000!

Volunteering and Contact ACT has been hosting annual Volunteering Awards since 1991. Now in their 27th year, these Awards are the premier recognition event for volunteers in the Canberra Region. The Awards attract a diverse range of nominations and attendees from every sector, including community organisations, environment, sport and recreation, the arts, business, and education.

This year’s Award categories are:

1. Volunteer of the Year

Presented to an individual whose volunteering contribution has made a significant impact in the Canberra Region.

2. Volunteer Team of the Year

Presented to a team whose volunteering contribution has made a significant impact in the Canberra Region.

3. Young Volunteer of the Year

Presented to an individual or team (aged 14-30) whose volunteering contribution has made a significant impact in the Canberra Region.

4. Senior Volunteer of the Year

Presented to an individual or team (aged 55+) whose volunteering contribution has made a significant impact in the Canberra Region.

5. Profound Influence Award

Presented to an individual, team, program or volunteer involving organisation whose work has delivered a great social impact to the Canberra Region. This work may have been delivered in the past year, or over a number of years.

6. Innovation Award

Presented to an individual, team, program, or volunteer involving organisation that has significantly enriched the community by using technology or knowledge in a creative or unique way.

7. Thought and Leadership Award

Presented to an individual, team, program, or volunteer involving organisation that has made a significant contribution to advancing volunteer leadership, knowledge, research, or reach within the Canberra Region.

8. Corporate Volunteering Award

Presented to an individual or team, whose volunteering work was delivered as part of a corporate or employee volunteering program and delivered a significant impact in the Canberra Region.

9. Canberra’s Choice Award

This Award is open to all nominees. Voting will commence once nominations have closed.

We invite all members of the community to vote for their favourite individual, team, program, or volunteer involving organisation.

 

Nominations open on the 14th February and close 6th April!

  • Nominations can be submitted for Volunteer Team of the Year, Young Volunteer of the Year, Senior Volunteer of the Year, Profound Influence Award, Innovation Award, Thought and Leadership Award and the Corporate Volunteering Award.
  • All nominees will automatically be considered for Volunteer of the Year. The Judging Panel will vote on Volunteer of the Year Award.
  • All nominees will automatically be entered into the voting poll for Canberra’s Choice Award. Voting is open to the public and will commence once nominations have closed.

Nominations for the Awards has now closed. 

 


 With thanks to the generous support of our partners, we’re proud to deliver the 2018 Volunteering Awards to the Canberra Region.

 Major Partners 

                 

Award Partners

Volunteer Team of the Year Award         Canberra’s Choice Award          Corporate Volunteering Award        Young Volunteer of the Year Award