The Awards, which recognise the invaluable work that volunteer, volunteer manager, community organisations and businesses contribute to the South Australian community, will be presented at a special Volunteers Day event to be held on 8 June 2020.
Nominations can be made in the following categories:
- The Joy Noble Medal. South Australia’s highest distinction for an individual volunteer and is open to all individual volunteers the state.
- The Premier’s Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. This award regonises the strong contribution the business sector makes to our communities such as through philanthropy, partnerships or releasing employees for volunteer service.
- ‘The Andamooka’ Community Project Award. Awarded to a community, or group of volunteers, which has undertaken a community project resulting in significant community benefit.
- The Excellence in Volunteer Management Award (New category). This award recognises the dedication and commitment of volunteer managers who support and facilitate the engagement of volunteers.
Any member of the public can nominate eligible recipients for these awards, and self-nominations are accepted.
Guidelines and the online nomination forms are available from 2 March 2020 at www.dhs.sa.gov.au/services/volunteers.
Application Closes: Friday 3 April 2020