Inspirational Volunteer Awards

About the Inspirational Volunteer Awards

Not-for-profit organisations based in, or servicing Cockburn are invited to nominate volunteers from their organisations who deserve recognition for their contributions.

Inspirational Volunteer Awards 2017

Nominations for this year's Inspirational Volunteer Awards are now open. Community organisations based in, or serving Cockburn are invited to nominate volunteers from their organisations.

Download and submit a nomination form (found in the Related Documents below) outlining the inspirational qualities of the nominee. Nominations deadline has been extended to 5pm Sunday 10 Sep 2017.

Inspirational Volunteer Awards categories

Nominate an inspirational volunteer in one of the following categories:

  • Arts & culture
  • Community
  • Environmental & animal protection
  • Indigenous
  • Sports & recreation
  • Youth 

Inspirational Volunteer Awards Prizes

Winners are announced at an annual Inspirational Volunteer Awards event.

The winner for each category will receive a $250 gift voucher and a certificate.

The Inspirational Volunteer of the Year will receive an additional $250 voucher and a trophy.

2016 winners

  • Overall Winner: Pearl Kellar
  • Arts and Culture: Lynne Marshall
  • Community: Corey Gaidzionis
  • Indigenous: Caroline Kirk
  • Environment and Animal Protection: Pearl Kellar
  • Sport and Recreation: Nina Trapp and Nick Wyatt
  • Youth: Benjamin Gilbert

More information and contact

Please contact the City’s Volunteer Resource Centre Coordinator for more information on the Inspirational Volunteer Awards Program on 08 9411 3444 or at

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