Leaders of Tomorrow Awards presented by ATCO

NOMINATIONS HAVE REOPENED FOR

Leaders of Tomorrow Awards presented by ATCOATCO is proud to present the Leaders of Tomorrow awards and recognize the youths who give their time and effort to enhance their communities throughout the South Peace Region.

The Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau is looking to recognize volunteer superstars between the ages of 13 to 18, living in Grande Prairie and area, as the next Leaders of Tomorrow! Individuals, community groups, educational institutions, and voluntary organizations are all invited to nominate a young individual who deserve recognition for their commitment and leadership in assisting others.

This Year’s Awards will recognize youths in 4 categories:

LEADERSHIP AWARD - Will be Awarded to a youth who takes on a leadership role to bring about positive change to their school or community. The nominee will demonstrate responsibility and drive, as well as initiative in starting new projects and programs.

VOLUNTEER AWARD - Will be Awarded to a youth who is truly selfless and dedicated to helping others. Through not necessarily in a leadership role, the nominee has shown commitment to bettering their community by volunteering their time to a cause they are passionate about.

ADVOCACY AWARD - Will be Awarded to a youth who commits time and energy lending their voice to a cause to bring about change. To receive this award, the nominee demonstrates passion and conviction.

PERSEVERANCE AWARD - Will be Awarded to a youth who has prevailed over adversity or an obstacle in their life to help others. The nominee will overcome challenges and demonstrate inner strength and perseverance.

Nominate your youth volunteers for one of these outstanding awards by filling out and submitting the corresponding nomination form:

LEADERSHIP AWARD       VOLUNTEER AWARD

ADVOCACY AWARD      PERSEVERANCE AWARD 

NOMINATIONS ARE DUE NOVEMBER 2, 2020

Submit your nominations to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The perfect nominees are those: Dedicated to Helping the Community; That Have A  Fearless Approach; That Strive for Inclusion; Who Continuously Volunteer; That Have Endless Patience; Who Think Creatively; Who Are Eager to Take the Initiative; Who Are Driven by  Passion; Who Work Well with Others; Who Inspire & Encourage Volunteerism; & Interested in Enhancing their Leadership Skills. 

Who can nominate an individual for the Leaders of Tomorrow Award?
Individuals, community groups, educational institutions, and voluntary organizations are all invited to nominate a young individual who deserve recognition for their commitment and leadership in assisting others
The nominator and nominee must reside in the GPVSB Service Area
Why should you nominate a young volunteer leader for this award?
It is way to say “thank-you” and show your appreciation
It validates their leadership efforts and is a good self-esteem booster
It inspires the spirit of volunteerism and development of leadership skills in themselves and others
It provides you with the opportunity to put positive role models in the limelight
How do you nominate?
Complete all sections of the nomination form,
Have the nominee’s guardian or the nominee (if 18+) sign the form. Be sure to let the nominee know why you nominated them and that the committee will contact them for additional information.
Email completed form toThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 4:30 PM on November 2, 2020.
Award Winners will receive:
A trophy,
A certificate of achievement,
A cash award of $100.00, and
$100.00 to present to the non-profit organization of their choice.
Who do I call if I have questions?
Call the GPVSB at 780-538-2727 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your questions.
 

Award recipients are chosen by a Selection Committee made up of representatives from the presenting sponsor ATCO, the regional participating FCSS offices, and the Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau. When reviewing the nomination packages, we look for things like diversity of involvement, amount of time spent volunteering, creativity of volunteerism, demonstration of leadership and how the nominee inspires the spirit of volunteerism in others. When completing a nomination package, we suggest that you consult with your nominee to find out where else they are volunteering so that you are submitting a complete perspective of the youth's volunteer efforts.  Awardees will receive a  Leaders of Tomorrow Awards trophy, a certificate, a cash award of $100, and a $100 donation to the charity of their choice. The Awards will be presented at a event to be determined.

Nominate your youth volunteers for one of these outstanding awards by filling out and submitting the corresponding nomination form:

LEADERSHIP AWARD       VOLUNTEER AWARD

ADVOCACY AWARD      PERSEVERANCE AWARD    

NOMINATIONS ARE DUE NOVEMBER 2, 2020

Submit your nominations to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Awards presented and sponsored by: ATCO

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