Volunteer of the Year Awards 2024 – Nominations now open

Summary

Volunteer of The Year Awards 2024, is calling for nominations!!!!!
Volunteering Geelong in partnership with the Rotary Club of Kardinia has coordinated the annual Geelong Volunteer Awards since 2007.
Each year, we recognise key volunteers who have gone above and beyond to support their community.
The awards acknowledge the volunteer services of people from a range of backgrounds and interests. This includes in the arts, heritage, youth support, healthcare, environmental care, sport, recreation, emergency services, or any other service that supports individuals in need or the Greater Geelong community.

The Volunteer of the Year awards aim to recognise key volunteers from a wide range of community-based organisations, charities, clubs or individuals who have gone above and beyond to support that organisation and their local community. Their service can be in the arts, heritage, youth support, healthcare, environmental care, sport, recreation, emergency services, or any other service that supports individuals in need or the Greater Geelong community

Individuals and small groups are eligible for nomination.

Terms and conditions for these awards are attached to The application and Terms and Conditions can be found below.

Nominations close on Friday the 16th August 2024. No late entries will be considered.

Nominations to be forwarded to awards@volunteeringgeelong.org.au

Finalists will be notified By Friday 31st August 2024

Awards will be presented to the top five entries Wednesday 11th September 2024 at 5pm at a ceremony at the Geelong Council Chambers, Wurriki Nyal Civic Precinct. 137 – 149 Mercer Street Geelong.

The 5 winners will be presented with a cheque for $750 for their Not for profit organisation and $250 plus a commemorative plaque for themselves.

ASSESSMENT OF NOMINATIONS

 The judging criteria for the successful nominees will be:

  • Demonstrated effectiveness as an individual, or as part of a team, in relation to volunteering.
  • Demonstrated reliability, positivity, flexibility, and initiative during the volunteer work.
  • Demonstrated leadership and the ability to inspire others in relation to volunteering

2024 Volunteer of the Year Nomination Form

VOYA 2024 Terms and Conditions