Volunteer Awards 2019
Volunteers’ Week 2019 is 1-7 June and in order to celebrate volunteering in the community we need your nominations in the following categories: Young Volunteer – For any volunteer aged 25 and under who has demonstrated commitment and enthusiasm to their volunteering role, may have developed in a personal capacity and is keen to learn new skills. Last year’s winner Older Volunteer – For any volunteer aged 65 and over who has demonstrated commitment and enthusiasm to their volunteering role by sharing their skills, wisdom and knowledge. Last year’s winner CWVA Inspiration – For any volunteer who has made an exceptional contribution to volunteering and who inspires others through their actions. Volunteers may have overcome adversity or challenges in their volunteering journey. Last year’s winner Trustee – Recognising the work of trustees, perhaps you have a board member who has shown great commitment or who has developed your organisation through their passion Female Trustee The Female Trustee Award is not about men versus women, or whether a particular gender is more suited to a career or role, it is simply about celebrating and recognising the achievements of women in a sector where they are currently under-represented. Family volunteering Families come in all shapes and sizes. This award is for anyone who has also enlisted the help of their younger family members. This could be taking part in a litter pick; helping to organise an event or anything that has made a difference to their local community. Friends of Groups This award recognises outstanding effort and time dedicated to the care and conservation of our environment and community. Skillshare business For any CVWA SkillShare volunteer who has donated their professional skills and expertise in order to help charities deliver their services more effectively and create a better local community. CWVA Inspiration For any volunteer who has made an exceptional contribution to volunteering and who inspires others through their actions. Volunteers may have overcome adversity or challenges in their volunteering journey. Assistance/Therapy Animal [picture required] This award recognises animals that work as valued members of the community. It will be awarded to those that perform Therapy and Assistance work. Nominations will be shortlisted and the decision made by a panel made up of local people from the voluntary, public and private sectors. Results will be announced during Volunteers’ Week.