Volunteer Recognition Process Now Open

The Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade are inviting you to participate in two of Ontario’s volunteer recognition programs for 2016.

The Ontario government recognizes volunteers from all sectors through the following programs:

The Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers –¬†presented to young volunteers between the ages of 15 and 24 for their actions and dedication to improve the quality of life in their communities and beyond.

Deadline for nominations is January 15/2016

The Ontario Volunteer Service Awards –¬†in recognition of continuous years of service to a single community organization.

Deadline for nominations is January 25/2015

Here is what you need to do to submit a nomination:

  1. Visit:  ontario.ca/honoursandawards;
  2. Click on the icon for the specific award program fro which you wish to submit a nomination;
  3. Download the appropriate PDF form;
  4. Read the eligibility criteria and instructions carefully; and
  5. Fill out the form and submit it on or before the deadline date.

Instructions for submitting your package can be found on the website.

If you have any questions please call 416-314-7526 or 1-877-832-8622.