Powys Volunteer of the Year Awards

Celebrating outstanding volunteers across Powys and the special difference they have made in people’s lives!  A way of saying thank you and inspiring others to volunteer.

Nominations are closed for 2019, winners will be announced on June 6th

Do you know someone who gives of their time freely to make others’ lives better?  Do you know of an organisation that makes a valuable contribution to community life?  The Powys Volunteer of the Year Awards is an opportunity to recognise the value of volunteering in Powys.  The awards are held annually and culminate in a special ceremony to celebrate those nominated.

Nominations are welcomed for:

  • Individuals of any age
  • Groups - two or more volunteers in a group that carry out a task, activity or project. The group can either be a) volunteers or b) a group of volunteers within an organisation with paid staff. For organisations with paid staff, the nomination must be for the group of volunteers not the organisation.

What you need to do:

  • Read the award competition rules 
  • Get the permission of the individual or group you want to nominate
  • Complete the nomination form giving as much information as possible, explaining all the volunteering activities.
  • Return it to Volunteer of the Year Awards, PAVO, Unit 30 Ddole Road Industrial Estate, Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 6DF

Award Competition Rules

  1. Nominations must be received by TUESDAY 5 FEBRUARY 2019 at PAVO, Unit 30 Ddole Road Industrial Estate, Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 6DF using an official nomination form, a photocopy, or a downloaded version available on the PAVO website.
  2. Individuals cannot be nominated by:
    • a partner or family member
    • themselves.
  3. Individuals must be volunteering within Powys and organisations working within Powys.
  4. Permission must be sought from the person or group of volunteers to be nominated.
  5. The application must reflect the positive difference the volunteer or group nominated has made to the wider community or people and groups within that community. Please explain the exceptional commitment they have made, perhaps they have overcome hardship to take on voluntary work. Include all the different areas of work they undertake within the community or group, or organisation.
  6. Personal details provided on the nomination form may be passed on to partner organisations and to the media for publicity purposes and used for presentations on the awards evening. If you are NOT willing for any information to be shared in this way or if you do NOT wish for media organisations to contact the nominee or nominator, please let PAVO know as soon as possible.
  7. The judges' decision on entries is final. Shortlisted nominees will be placed into categories. Winners will be publicly announced on the night of the awards ceremony. The judges reserve the right not to make an award in any particular category if they feel that nominations are not suitable.
  8. Please ensure we have all the nominees contact details and the application is completed in full.

Where to find us

Llandrindod Wells Office

Unit 30
Ddole Road Industrial Estate
Llandrindod Wells

01597 822 191

Newtown Office

Plas Dolerw
Milford Road
SY16 2EH

01686 626 220

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