Volunteer Impact Awards Submission

Volunteer Impact Awards Nomination Deadline: Sunday, March 3, 2019

You are invited to recognize outstanding individuals, organizations and or businesses that contribute to Waterloo Region communities. Recipients will be selected by a community panel based on their: extraordinary commitment to volunteering; lasting impression on our community; passion and inspiration.

The 14th Annual Volunteer Impact Awards Gala dinner celebration will be held on THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2019 at Bingemans in Kitchener. Award recipients receive two complimentary tickets to the gala.


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Nominee Information:

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AWARD CATEGORIES 2019:

INDIVIDUAL INVOLVEMENT CATEGORIES recognize volunteers of all ages who significantly contribute to improving our community; - CARING OR PROGRAM AWARD: For a volunteer in a direct service role such as visiting, driving, serving meals, or recreation.- OUTSTANDING YOUTH AWARD: For a high school or post-secondary student who exemplifies positive youth engagement and has made an outstanding contribution through their volunteering.- MENTORSHIP AWARD: For a teacher, mentor or school that has made a significant impact to youth volunteering. - ORGANIZATION SUPPORT AWARD: For a volunteer in a support role such as reception, office, library support, or research-focused. - SPECIAL EVENT AWARD: For a volunteer in a special event role.

GRASSROOTS INVOLVEMENT CATEGORIES recognize individuals who have made a significant contribution to their community, cultural group, or neighbourhood; - GOOD NEIGHBOUR AWARD: For an individual who has gone out of their way to welcome those new to the community, support older adults to stay in their homes, or help engage youth. - MULTICULTURAL AWARD: For an individual or team who is working with a grassroots or cultural group that helps create an inclusive community for newcomers settling in our Region.

GROUP INVOLVEMENT CATEGORIESrecognize a corporate or business group, committee or board that demonstrates an invaluable investment in community; - VOLUNTEER GROUP ENGAGEMENT AWARD: For a group or team of 3 or more participants that provide valued support to a community organization. - BOARD OR COMMITTEE: Awarded to a board or committee that provide valued leadership for their community organization.

LEADERSHIP CATEGORIES recognize volunteers or contributors at organizations who exemplify inspirational leadership and initiative; - OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AWARD: For a board member or leadership volunteer or supporter who personifies exemplary organizational leadership. - VOLUNTEER MANAGER AWARD: For a paid or unpaid manager of volunteers who enthusiastically leads to create a volunteer-friendly community.

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In the text box below, describe the nominee’s achievements and contributions to community as they relate to the award category (max 500 words). Please comment on: impression: what makes this nominee invaluable and unique; inspiration: creativity and motivation shown; investment: if known, length of time and number of people impacted.
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You are welcome to attach up to three supporting documents below. Letter of support, article of interest or a picture of the nominee in action, as examples. Please name the documents with the nominee's first and last name. (Example: if you are nominating John Lee, please call the uploaded supporting documents JohnLeeLetterofSupport1.doc and JohnLeeLetterofSupport2.doc.) Nominations are stronger if supporting documents are submitted however are not essential. Thank you for your submission! We couldn't do this without YOU!
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