About the Volunteer of the Year Awards

NSW Volunteer of the Year Award

is an annual awards program launched in 2007 by The Centre for Volunteering to recognise the outstanding efforts of the 2 million+ volunteers in NSW, and to promote the importance of volunteering to the community.

2016 Award Categories

In 2016, there are 8 categories of awards:

  • Student – Full-time students in Primary, Secondary, Vocational or Tertiary study
  • Youth- 24 years and under
  • Adult – 25 to 64 years
  • Senior – 65 years +
  • Volunteer Team
  • Excellence in Volunteer Management
  • Corporate Volunteer (Individual)
  • Corporate Volunteer Team

The winners of Student, Youth, Adult and Senior categories will be eligible for the award of Volunteer of the Year.

Key Dates for the 10th Annual NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards.