Award Categories

Young Volunteer Award: Any young person aged 11 to 18 years who has worked to make a difference to their lives and their community. This is a wide open award so that those nominating can recognize the difference a young person has made through their organisation, group, in their community.

Volunteer of the Year: For a volunteer who's shown exceptional commitment to youth or children’s work, freely offering their time and energy to serve young people. They are passionate, skilled, reliable and servant-hearted. They are a hero of the youth/children’s work world and this Award celebrates all that they give to make youth work happen.

Volunteer Sports Leader: For a volunteer who's shown exceptional commitment to youth or children’s work in the area of sports. 

Volunteer Long Service Award: For a volunteer who’s shown exceptional commitment to youth or children’s work for a great length of time. 

Paid Worker (working with young people aged 11+): For a paid worker who's shown exceptional commitment to youth work. 

Paid Worker (working with young people aged 5-11):For a paid worker who's shown exceptional commitment to children’s work.