Nominations for the 2020 South Australian Volunteer Awards will open on Monday 2 March and close 5 pm, Friday 3 April.
These awards recognise the invaluable work that volunteers, volunteer managers, community organisations and businesses contribute to the South Australian community, and there are 4 categories:
The Joy Noble Medal: South Australia's highest distinction for an individual volunteer, open to all individual volunteers across the State
The Premier's Award for Corporate Social Responsibility: this award recognises 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.
All awards will be presented at a special Volunteers Day event to be held on 8 June 2020.
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