What are the Community Achievement Awards?
Community Achievement Awards are held annually to celebrate the work of individuals and projects in the voluntary and community sector that have made a significant difference to the communities of Rotherham.
Organised by Voluntary Action Rotherham on behalf of the Rotherham Partnership, the Awards first took place in 2003 and have celebrated the achievements of Rotherhams Voluntary and community sector. There are three award categories, each recognising the achievements of a:
Volunteer - This award recognises someone in Rotherham who has made an outstanding contribution to people and communities in Rotherham in a voluntary capacity.
Young Volunteer (Under 25) - This award recognises someone in Rotherham. aged under 25, who has made an outstanding contribution to people and communities in Rotherham in a voluntary capacity.
Project - This award recognises a project in Rotherham that has made an outstanding contribution to people and communities in Rotherham.
How do I nominate an individual, or project for an award?
Application forms are normally available in July of each year, either by post or via our website. The forms for 2013 will be availble soon.
Completed forms need to be returned to:
What happens next?
After the closing date a panel will judge each nomination and will shortlist three nominations for each of the three categories. Those shortlisted will be invited to a glittering awards ceremony and dinner in November. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony and all the winners will receive a prestigious award in recognition of their work.
Last year’s winners
To view more details on the winners for 2012 click here:
Volunteer – Janet Worrell (Friends of Boston Castle and Parklands)
Young Volunteer (Under 25) – Jonathon Kirk
Project – Friends of Clifton Park
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