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Volunteering is an activity which takes lots of different forms: formal or informal, individual or in groups, inside or outdoors, locally or overseas. Volunteering is an activity which can suit every lifestyle, ability, interest and skill, while also having lots of fun in the process.
The activity of volunteering, or helping a community group of your own free will, can be described by a variety of terms: community service, activism, good samaritan, pro bono work, civic engagement - the list goes on. Whatever term is used, all volunteering is undertaken:
The Shire of Augusta Margaret River is calling for nominations for Volunteer of the Year and Youth Volunteer of the Year awards.
The Shire of Augusta Margaret River’s Volunteer of the Year awards seek to recognise the dynamic and vital role that volunteers have in enriching the community across a diverse array of areas spanning the arts, community events, wildlife care, emergency services, sport, environmental causes and so much more.
Nomination forms are available here or can be obtained from the Shire of Augusta Margaret River Libraries, Recreation Centres, Margaret River HEART and the Civic Administration Centre.
Nominations close 3pm on Friday 12 November 2021. The winners will be announced as part of Thank a Volunteer Day celebrations to be held on Thursday 9 December 2021 from 6pm to 8pm at the Margaret River HEART.
For further information about Volunteer of the Year nominations or the event, please contact Community Development Officer Kim Rosenfeld on (08) 9780 5233 or email [email protected]
Local volunteers were acknowledged at the Shire's the annual Thank a Volunteer Day Celebration on Thursday 10 December 2020. The Volunteer of the Year and Youth Volunteer of the Year Awards were announced at the event. The recipients were as follows:
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity?
Volunteer South West provides a volunteer referral service, linking individuals wanting to volunteer with relevant not-for-profit organisations in the South West region. Contact Volunteer Southwest on 08 9791 3214, [email protected] or visit their website.
To seek out local groups yourself who may have volunteering opportunities, explore the AMR Community Directory.
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