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2024 Volunteer of the Year awards open for nominations

  • by Maria Lopez
  • April 4, 2024

The NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards are an annual program aimed at recognising the incredible dedication, effort and community service of the state’s volunteers, volunteer leaders and volunteer teams.

The Awards program has evolved into one of Australia’s most significant acknowledgments of volunteering. Last year, Regional and State Ceremonies honoured over 133,000 nominees from more than 500 organizations.

Award Categories

  • There are 8 categories for the Awards. These include:
  • Young Volunteer of the Year: 24 years and under
  • Adult Volunteer of the Year: 25 to 64 years
    Senior Volunteer of the Year: 65 years and over
  • Volunteer Team of the Year: Two individuals or over
  • Club Volunteer of the Year: An individual or team working in a registered ClubsNSW club or on the board whilst carrying out volunteer activities
  • Employee Volunteer of the Year: An individual or team volunteering as part of their organisation’s formal employee or corporate volunteering program
  • Volunteer Leader of the Year: A designated volunteer manager, a team of volunteer managers or a registered not-for-profit organisation
  • Not-for-Profit Voluntary Governance Award: An unpaid board of directors or individual board member, who exemplifies excellence in governance

Click HERE to learn how to nominate.

Please read the Nomination Guidelines HERE.

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