If you know someone you think is an outstanding volunteer in his or her community, here’s your chance to see the province recognize them. From now until February 24, 2017, you can send in your nominations for the following categories:
--Volunteer Representative Award
Each municipality selects one representative volunteer per year to attend the Provincial Volunteer Awards Ceremony. For information on the criteria for Halifax, call 902-490-4535 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
--Volunteer Youth Award (selected by a review committee)
be a volunteer aged 13 to 24
have made a significant contribution to a range of causes, for at least two years.
be willing to be nominated
have not previously been a recipient of this award
--Volunteer Family Award (selected by a review committee)
be any combination of three or more people who are bound together over time, living in the same community;
be willing to be nominated;
have not previously been recipients of this award
The premier, lieutenant-governor and minister of the voluntary sector will present the awards at a ceremony on April 18, 2016 at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel in Halifax. (National Volunteer Week takes places April 23rd to 29th, 2017).