The third year of the North Queensland Volunteer of the Year Awards will again occur in National Volunteer Week 18-24 May 2020. The event will be inclusive of the inaugural NQ Volunteer Conference at the Gala dinner on Saturday, the 23rd of May 2020.
These awards acknowledge the contributions volunteers make throughout our community through their generosity, compassion and commitment to making a difference:
Heart of Volunteering Award
The heart of volunteering award acknowledges a volunteer who personifies the definition of volunteering, “…time is willingly given for the common good and without financial gain.” Nominations for volunteers whose attitude and actions are exemplary and an inspiration to others are welcomed.
Youth Volunteering Award
The Youth Volunteering award acknowledges a volunteer under 25 years of age a volunteer who personifies the definition of volunteering, ‘…time is willingly given for the common good and without financial gain.’ Nominations for volunteers whose attitude and actions are exemplary and an inspiration to others are welcomed.
Volunteer Impact Award
The Volunteer Impact award acknowledges a volunteer whose contribution has made a significant difference to an individual, group or community over a short or long period of time. Nominations for volunteers who have made a significant difference in the lives of those they serve are welcomed.
Volunteer Achievement Award
The Volunteer Achievement award acknowledges a volunteer for whom the very act of volunteering is an achievement. Nominations are welcomed for volunteers who give their time in the face of challenging circumstances, either personal, or the activities undertaken.
We encourage leaders of volunteers and co-volunteers to nominate, including previously nominated volunteers, who you believe are deserving of recognition for their volunteering contribution.
The closing date for nominations is Monday 29 March 2020
. Nominees will be shortlisted and announced at the NQ Volunteer Conference Gala Dinner. Nominate here