People or teams can be nominated for judging or just for recognition in the NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards.

All volunteers in the Recognition stream will be acknowledged with a certificate at one of 24 regional ceremonies to celebrate their contribution to their local community.  Four parts of the nomination form must be completed to be eligible for this stream.

You can also nominate your local volunteer or volunteer team for inclusion in the final judging for a Regional and State Volunteer of the Year Award. This nomination consists of completing six parts of the nomination form (three extra questions).  All parts must be completed to be accepted by the Judging Committee. 

Volunteers and volunteer managers are not permitted to nominate themselves. 

All nominators must have permission from the person or team you are nominating to disclose their personal information as part of their entry. Please read the nomination guidelines before completing your award entry.

You can find our Nomination Form here.

You can also read our FAQs here.

Nominations close 5pm Friday 18 June 2022.