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Volunteer Impact Awards Submission

Volunteer Impact Awards Nomination Deadline: Sunday, March 5, 2017

You are invited to recognize inspiring individuals, organizations and businesses from the Kitchener, Waterloo and surrounding areas that have made outstanding contributions that make a difference in our community! Award recipients are selected by a community panel for all categories (below) based on: extraordinary commitment to volunteering; lasting impression on our community; passion and inspiration.

The 12th Annual Volunteer Impact Awards Gala dinner celebration will be held on THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 2017 at The Waterloo Region Museum. Award recipients receive two complimentary tickets to the gala.


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AWARD CATEGORIES:

Youth Involvement Categories: Recognize students, teachers, schools and adults who make a significant contribution to positive youth engagement.

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.

YOUTH-FRIENDLY ORGANIZATION AWARD: for a community organization that has consistently developed opportunities that benefit youth volunteers.

Group Involvement Categories: Recognize corporate or business groups, committees or boards that demonstrate a valuable investment in community.

SMALL GROUP ENGAGEMENT AWARD: for a group or team of 3 to 5 participants that provide valued support to a community organization.

LARGE GROUP ENGAGEMENT AWARD: for a group or team of 6 or more participants that provide valued support to a community organization.

TEAM ENGAGING ORGANIZATIONS AWARD: for a community organization that is open and creative in developing team opportunities.

Individual Involvement Categories: Recognize volunteers who significantly contribute to improving the quality of life for others through hands-on work.

ADMINISTRATIVE AWARD: for a volunteer in a support role such as administrative, library support or research focused.

CARING OR PROGRAM AWARD: for a volunteer in a direct service role such as visiting, driving, serving meals or recreation.

SPECIAL EVENT AWARD: for a volunteer in a special event role.

Leadership Categories: recognize a board member and volunteer manager who exemplify inspirational leadership and initiative.

OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AWARD: for a board member or leadership volunteer who has supported community through organization 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.
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