Volunteer Opportunities Award

The Volunteer Opportunities Award recognizes an organization that has shown leadership in creating opportunities for people with disabilities to engage in meaningful volunteer activities.

Sponsored by

Ottawa Developmental Services

Eligible Nominees

To be consider for this award eligible nominees include:

-Organizations based in Ottawa OR organizations that can demonstrate their activities benefit the citizens of Ottawa

Selection Factors

The Celebration of People Selection Committee will consider the following factors in the evaluation of nominees for the Volunteer Opportunities Award:

-Have undertaken initiatives which have created meaningful volunteer opportunities for people with disabilities

-Track record of commitment to inclusive volunteer opportunities and or accommodation for people with disabilities in volunteer opportunities

-Extent of inclusion and accommodation which goes beyond mandate requirements

-Demonstrated initiative and leadership

-Efforts to promote understanding of the value of the inclusion of people with disabilities in volunteer activities within the broader community

Volunteer Opportunities Award Nomination Form RTF
(includes Nomination Guide)

Nomination Guide PDF

Volunteer Opportunities Award - Nomination Form

  • Nominee Information
  • Nominator Information
  • 1st Reference Information (a person supporting the nomination - required)
  • 2nd Reference Information (a person supporting the nomination - optional)
  • Letters of reference strengthen nominations. You are encouraged to provide additional supporting documents or information including testimonial letters, publications, articles and/or photos (word, PDF & JPEG file formats accepted).
  • The questions below have been developed to guide you in the presentation of information on your nominee.

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Please mail or email your nomination and/or supporting documentation (pictures, letters, articles etc.) to the address below.

Mailing Address
Celebration of People Nomination Committee
(c/o Citizen Advocacy)
312 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa, ON
K1Y 4X5

Additional information
Tel: 613-761-9796
TTY: 613-725-6175
Fax: 613-761-9525
email: events@citizenadvocacy.org