2014 Western Australian Volunteering Awards

The Western Australian Volunteer of the Year Awards program is committed to acknowledging the remarkable endeavours of Western Australian volunteers. These prestigous awards promote the value and important contribution of volunteering to the social, cultural, economic and environmental well-being of Western Australia and pay tribute to those who inspire and promote the spirit of volunteerism through their endeavours.

Award nominations cover seven categories, listed below.

Nominations for 2014 are open now. More details and an online application can be found on our awards website - http://awards.volunteeringwa.org.au.

 

2013 award winners

The 2013 Award recipients were announced by His Excellency The Governor of Western Australia Malcolm McCusker AO CVO QC at the National Volunteer Week Gala Awards Presentation Dinner on Wednesday 15 May 2013 in the Grand Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Perth Hotel.

Western Australian Volunteer of the Year Award - Dr Dawn Butterworth

Western Australian Youth Volunteer of the Year Award - Dr John Van Bockxmeer

Lifetime Contribution to Volunteering Award - Dual recipients Ruth Reid AM and William (Bill) Gaynor OAM

Excellence in Volunteer Management Award - Sue Hedley

Western Australian Corporate Volunteer of the Year Award - Bankwest

Western Australian Community Volunteer of the Year Award - YMCA Perth Big Brothers Big Sisters

The Edie Hoy Poy Volunteer Award for Ethnic Communities - Joe Tuazama

For more information about each of the recipients please click the link below.

2013 Volunteer of the Year Award recipients   

The Awards

The awards are presented in seven categories:

  • Western Australian Volunteer of the Year Award 

    Recognises a Western Australian who through their voluntary undertakings epitomises the spirit of volunteering and makes an exemplary contribution to the betterment of the well-being of Western Australia and its people.

    The recipient receives a stylish commemorative statue.
    Award partner: McCusker Charitable Foundation
  • Western Australian Youth Volunteer of the Year Award 

    Acknowledges a young Western Australian aged 18 to 30 years who through their volunteering endeavours has brought about positive change to their own life and to the lives of others and/or the environment.

    The recipient receives a stylish commemorative statue.
    Award partner: Eduka
  • Lifetime Contribution to Volunteering Award 

    Honours an exceptional and inspirational lifelong contribution to volunteering.

    The recipient receives a stylish commemorative statue.
    Award partner: Silver Chain 
  • Excellence in Volunteer Management Award 

    Acknowledges excellence in volunteer leadership and management of a volunteer program by a salaried or non-salaried volunteer practitioner.

    The recipient receives a stylish commemorative statue.
    Award partner: St John of God Subiaco Hospital
  • Western Australian Corporate Volunteer of the Year Award 

    Recognises an employer who leads and excels in a best practice corporate volunteering program to benefit the Western Australian community.

    The recipient receives a stylish commemorative statue.
    Award partner: Adcorp
  • Western Australian Community Volunteer of the Year Award 

    Recognises a Western Australian volunteer involving organisation that provides innovative leadership and through best practice in volunteering brings about positive and enduring change to their community.

    The recipient receives a stylish commemorative statue.
    Award partner: Volunteering WA
  • The Edie Hoy Poy Volunteer Award for Ethnic Communities

    Recognising an outstanding contribution and commitment to volunteering in Western Australia's culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

    The recipient receives a stylish commemorative statue.
    Award partner: The late Edie Hoy Poy OAM Deed of Gift

Award Partners

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Event Partners

    

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