It is time again to nominate your local heroes for the recognition they deserve with the Voluntary Sector Achievement Awards 2013! The annual award ceremony is organised by Caerphilly County Borough Council and GAVO and rewards local volunteers for their contribution to the community.

The categories for this year’s Voluntary Sector Achievement Awards are:

  • Young Volunteer of the Year – Sponsored by Gwent Police and open to individual volunteers aged 25 and under
  • Record Breaking Volunteer – Longest service as an individual volunteer
  • Environmental Volunteer – An individual or group of volunteers who have contributed to improving their environment
  • Fundraising Volunteer – Focuses on the method used to fundraise, rather than specifically the amount of money raised
  • Employer Supported Volunteer – Individual or group of volunteers who via their employers encouragement and support have contributed to the well-being of the community.
  • Inspirational Volunteer – A person with learning or physical disabilities who, in being an inspirational volunteer, has contributed to the wellbeing of the community
  • Retired Senior Volunteer – Open to individual volunteers aged 60 and over
  • Practical Service Adult Volunteer (Individual)
  • Practical Service Adult Volunteer (Group) – Individuals/groups who have provided service to improve the quality of life for another person or for the community
  • New Volunteer – An individual who is new to voluntary work (within the last eighteen months)

The closing date for all applications is Friday 26th April 2013 – all individual and group volunteers must carry out their voluntary work within Caerphilly county borough. The award ceremony will take place at Penallta House on 19th June 2013.

Download the Voluntary Sector Awards 2013 nomination form or call 01443 863540.