The International Volunteer Day Celebration Breakfast presented by the Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations (GP-RAVO), in partnership with the City of Grande Prairie, is coming up soon, and we are inviting nominations for our Annual Volunteer Awards. We invite YOU to play a vital role in recognizing and celebrating the dedicated volunteers who make our region thrive.
The Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations presents the following awards:
The Leaders of Tomorrow Awards
It’s time to recognize and celebrate the young trailblazers dedicated to creating a better future through their unwavering commitment.
Whether they inspire through leadership, lending a helping hand, raising their voices for causes, or showing unyielding perseverance, we want to hear about these outstanding youths. Nominate a remarkable individual aged 13-15 or 16-18 who embodies qualities like fearlessness, inclusion, creativity, and passion in one of our award categories: Leadership, Volunteerism, Advocacy and Perseverance.
Let’s recognize and empower our youth to keep inspiring and fostering volunteerism in our community!
The 2023 Leaders of Tomorrow Awards is sponsored by – International Paper
The Volunteer of the Year Award
Has someone you know shown remarkable compassion and commitment to our community? It’s time to acknowledge their outstanding efforts! This prestigious award is your chance to highlight an individual who has made a significant impact through volunteerism in the Grande Prairie region in the last twelve months (November 2022 through October 2023).
The Volunteer of the Year Award is sponsored by – Servus Credit Union.
The Corporate Volunteer of the Year Award
Is there a company that’s made a profound mark on local non-profit organizations? We’re giving a standing ovation to one corporate hero who seamlessly woven volunteerism into their work culture in the Grande Prairie region in the last twelve months (November 2022 through October 2023). Whether it’s through their staff’s dedication or impactful policies, this company is a true community champion. Self-nominations are welcome!
The Corporate Volunteer of the Year Award is sponsored by – the Prairie Mall
The City of Grande Prairie presents the following awards:
George Repka Outstanding Achievement Award
This award recognizes individuals who have made a major contribution in the areas of recreation, culture, or social services to the community. To nominate an individual who has exhibited long (20+ years) service to the City in the areas of recreation, culture, or social services go to https://cityofgp.com/culture-community/grants-funding-awards/george-repka-outstanding-achievement-award.
Bill Bowes Volunteer Organization Of The Year Award
The Volunteer Organization of the Year award to recognize volunteer organizations or foundations in Grande Prairie that have provided outstanding contributions to the community through meritorious service, voluntary contributions and exemplary community development having a direct, positive effect on residents of the City of Grande Prairie. City Council then approved naming the award after Mr. Bill Bowes. To nominate a volunteer organization go to https://cityofgp.com/culture-community/grants-funding-awards/bill-bowes-volunteer-organization-year-award.
All nominations were due October 20th, 2023.
Make your nominations now! Whether you are part of a community group, educational institution, voluntary organization, or an individual with a heart full of gratitude, help us acknowledge deserving individuals and businesses.
The Awards will be presented at the Annual International Volunteer Day Breakfast Celebration on December 5th, 2023.
For more details about the awards and to access nomination forms, visit https://www.volunteergrandeprairie.com. You can also request a nomination form by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 780-538-2727.