Volunteering Awards

The Volunteering Awards celebrate Victorian volunteers and volunteer organisations.

About the Awards

The Volunteering Awards are an opportunity to thank Victoria’s volunteers. Victoria’s volunteers make incredible contributions to our state and local communities.

The Victorian Government is proud to partner with Volunteering Victoria to celebrate Victorian volunteers and volunteer organisations.

Nominations are open

You can nominate a volunteer or organisation by completing the online nomination form.

Before nominating, please read the guidelines at: volunteeringvictoria.org.au/events/awards.

Nominations close on Monday 22 July 2024.

Key dates 

  • Nominations close: Monday 22 July 2024
  • Finalists announced: December 2024
  • Awards ceremony: early 2025

Award categories

You can nominate individual volunteers in 4 categories:

  • Young Volunteer: for volunteers who are 25 years and under.
  • Volunteer Commitment: for dedicated, passionate volunteers.
  • Volunteer Leadership: for volunteers who lead, organise and inspire others.
  • Volunteer Impact: for volunteer innovators and hard workers.

You can nominate volunteer organisations in 4 categories:

  • Inclusive Volunteering: for organisations that show diversity and inclusion.
  • Volunteering Partnerships: for organisations that work well with others. This may be with other groups, businesses, or the community.
  • Volunteering Innovation: for organisations that are innovative and adaptable.
  • Grassroots Volunteering: for small organisations making a big difference.

Previous award winners 

To read about the 2023 winners, visit www.volunteeringvictoria.org.au/events/awards/#winners.


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