Nominations are open for awards recognising volunteering across Essex.
The Whole Will Care celebrations are taking place in May – with categories across communities and roles making the county are great place to live, work or visit.
This year there are seven categories:
The Business Award – For commercial organisations who have made an impact in their community.
The Voluntary Community Organisation Award – reflecting innovation or outstanding service delivery by a third sector organisation.
Individual Volunteer Award (Young Person) – For volunteers aged under 18 who have demonstrated outstanding commitment within their community. This may be something they have done independently or in connection with a charity/community group or employer.
Volunteer Team Award- A group or two or more volunteers of any age who have made an outstanding contribution to their community either independently or with a charity, community group or their employer
Innovation Award- For social enterprises, commercial organisation and individuals who have demonstrated innovation to support the community
Individual Adult Volunteer Award- Awarded for demonstrating outstanding commitment within their community either independently or through a charity/community group or through their employer.
Individual Volunteer – overcoming adversity- Awarded for demonstrating outstanding commitment within their community either independently or through a charity/community group or through their employer, whilst overcoming personal adversity.
If there is a business, organisation or individual that you feel deserves recognition for their volunteering efforts in Essex then nominate them now by filling in an online here: https://forms.essex.gov.uk/default.aspx/RenderForm/?F.Name=rvUiqmjAwtn&amp;HideAll=1