Nominations for the 2021 South Australian Volunteer Awards opened today, 1 March, and close 5 pm Tuesday 6 April 2021.
These awards recognise the invaluable work that volunteers, community organisations and businesses contribute to the South Australian community, and any member of the public can nominate eligible recipients, or self-nominate.
Award guidelines and the online nomination form are available at www.dhs.sa.gov.au/services/volunteers
Nominations can be made in the following 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 -- An award recognising the strong contribution the business sector makes to our communities through philanthropy, partnerships, and 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 -- an award recognising the dedication and commitment of individuals who support and facilitate the engagement of volunteers
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their nomination(s) by the Department of Human Services in May 2021.