If you know of an exceptional volunteer or volunteer program that deserves to be recognised for their contribution to our community through their volunteering efforts, you can nominate them for the Boroondara Volunteer Awards. 

There are 3 categories to submit a nomination:

  1. Boroondara Volunteer of the Year Award
  2. Volunteer Program Impact Award
  3. COVID-19 Recovery: Local Hero Award.

Nominations for the Boroondara Volunteer Awards are open now until 11:59pm on Friday 8 October 2021. 

 

Nominate for the Boroondara Volunteer Awards
 

Selection criteria

For the Boroondara Volunteer of the Year Award and the COVID-19 Recovery: Local Hero award, the nominee must be an Australian citizen who volunteers for a community organisation in the City of Boroondara.

For the Volunteer Program Impact Award, the program or service must:

  • include volunteers
  • be with a not-for-profit community organisation
  • be based in the City of Boroondara
  • benefit those who live, work and study in the City of Boroondara.

Boroondara Volunteer of the Year 

Nominate a volunteer for their achievements with a local community organisation. In your nomination, please include the:

  • benefit and impact of the nominee’s volunteering to the community, as well as their achievements
  • attributes, skills and experience of the nominee
  • history and range of volunteering activities undertaken by the nominee
  • extent to which the nominee has balanced their volunteering activity in addition to family, work and other commitments
  • challenges and complexities associated with their volunteering activities.

Volunteer Program Impact Award

Nominate a local community organisation program or activity that has achieved significant outcomes for the Boroondara community. In your nomination, please include:

  • how the organisation’s program or activity has made a significant difference to the community 
  • benefit and impact of the organisation’s program or activity to the community
  • the challenges and complexities associated with the program or activity.

COVID-19 Recovery: Local Hero Award

Nominate a volunteer who has assisted the community recovery effort through the COVID-19 pandemic. In your nomination, please include the:

  • benefit and impact of the nominee’s volunteering in the community recovery effort through the COVID-19 pandemic
  • attributes, skills and experience of the nominee
  • extent to which the nominee has balanced their volunteering activity in addition to family, work and other commitments
  • challenges and complexities associated with their volunteering activities.

Winners will be announced at our International Volunteer Day celebration on 2 December 2021.

More information

For more information on the Boroondara Volunteer Awards, contact the Boroondara Volunteer Resource Centre at [email protected] or call 9278 4550.
 

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