2020 WA Volunteer of the Year Award nominations are now open

Nominations for the prestigious WA Volunteer of the Year Awards are now open, and members of the community are invited to nominate a special individual or organisation to be recognised for the contribution they have made. 

The Awards, an initiative of Volunteering WA and part of National Volunteer Week celebrations, are designed to recognise the significant and highly valued contribution that volunteering makes in our communities. 

“Our volunteers positively change communities and lives every single day and the Awards present a wonderful opportunity to recognise their outstanding contributions,” Volunteering WA CEO Tina Williams said. “We look forward to showcasing and thanking these incredible volunteers and organisations who give their time so generously and make our communities better places to live.” 

Nominating a worthy individual or organisation is very simple and takes little time via a short online form found at https://awards.volunteeringwa.org.au/nominate-someone/. The following 2020 award categories are now open for nominations: 

 The WA Excellence in Volunteer Management Award, presented by the Department of Communities 

 The WA Volunteer for Multicultural Communities Award, presented by the Office of Multicultural Interests 

 The WA Youth Volunteer of the Year Award, presented by the Y 

 The WA Lifetime Contribution to Volunteering Award, presented by Silver Chain 

 The WA Corporate Volunteer of the Year Award, presented by NeonLogic 

 The WA Community Volunteer Organisation of the Year Award, presented by Lotterywest 

 The ABC Radio WA People’s Choice Volunteer Award, presented by ABC Radio, Event Media Partner 

 The WA Volunteer of the Year Award, presented by the Minderoo Foundation 

Nominations close: 5pm Sunday 15 March, 2020 

Award recipients will be announced at a formal Gala Awards Dinner Presentation at Crown Perth on Thursday 21 May 2020. For more information and to nominate, please visit https://awards.volunteeringwa.org.au/ or email info@volunteeringwa.org.au