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.

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

Download Volunteer Opportunities Award Nomination Form RTF
(includes Nomination Guide)

Download Volunteer Opportunities Award Nomination Form PDF

Nomination Guidelines


Early Bird Deadline: Monday September 24th, 2018 (enter draw for 2 free tickets)

Final Deadline: Friday October 5th, 2018


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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: info@celebrationofpeople.com