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National Volunteer Week is April 14 – 20, 2024.

For Community Development Halton’s members that means it is time to submit nominations to recognize the amazing volunteers that make so much possible through the work that you do! Nominations open on March 1st and close on March 20th at 5 pm.

There are three categories to consider, each described below along with links to the criteria and nomination forms.


Cheers to Volunteers

This award allows organization an opportunity to recognize volunteers making a contribution to the mission and vision.

There are no limits on the number of volunteers that an organization can submit to this category. Although not everyone can win it is a great way to honour the many volunteers that are making a difference through the time and care that they give.

To learn more information abut the award and access the nomination form please following this link: https://forms.office.com/r/Pgsu34YPk5




Halton Volunteer Impact Award

The Halton Volunteer Impact Award is representative of the importance and impact of the roles of volunteers across Halton during 2023. Organizations are invited to submit a volunteer story that reflects the impact the volunteer has made on the delivery of their mission. A maximum of eight (8) recipients will be selected based on the submissions received, up to two (2) from each of Halton’s municipalities: Burlington, Halton Hills (Georgetown and Acton), Milton, and Oakville. Recipients will be celebrated during Volunteer Halton’s National Volunteer Week celebrations, April 14 – 20, 2024.

To learn more about the Impact award and criteria please click HERE

The link to Impact Award nomination form can be found at: https://forms.office.com/r/x4VsjUePAc


Heather Thompson Volunteer Excellence Award

Community Development Halton (CDH) and Volunteer Halton are pleased to announce that nominations for the Heather Thompson Volunteer Excellence Award is now open!

The Heather Thompson Volunteer Excellence Award is in honour of long-time CDH Director, Age-Friendly Initiatives, Heather Thompson. The award pays homage to a person who has worked continuously to make life better and more equitable for older adults in Halton Region. Heather Thompson’s impact on our Halton communities is profound and lasting as she works and is working to improve the quality of life in Halton Region for older adult which includes but is not limited to: elder abuse awareness, access to information including the Home Share toolkit, reduction of isolation and loneliness, and increasing opportunities for older adults to contribute through volunteering and civic engagement.

For more information about the Excellence Award and the criteria for nomination please click HERE

The link to Volunteer Excellence award form can be found at: https://forms.office.com/r/Kjgb38MVz1

If you have questions about the award or require assistance with submissions please contact us at volunteer@cdhalton.ca.