Nominations sought for Community Champions Awards 2023 to celebrate volunteers across the United Kingdom (nomination deadline: Sunday 2nd April 2023)

Royal Voluntary Service has launched new awards in celebration of the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort.

The Coronation Champions Awards will recognise exceptional volunteers from across the United Kingdom, and from a wide range of causes. Royal Voluntary Service is seeking volunteer nominations in the following 8 award categories :

1.:Supporting older people.
2. Supporting young people and children.
3. Crisis and welfare.
4. Community; sports.
5. Culture and heritage.
6. Health and care.
7. Sustainability and the environment, and
8. Animal welfare.

Aiming to celebrate and inspire the next generation of volunteers in particular, nominations are open to people aged 14 and over. The deadline for nominations is Sunday 2nd April 2023.

Nominations will be reviewed by a judging panel made up of volunteering specialists, charity leaders and academics. Nominees will be judged on their demonstrated impact, initiative, inspiration, and involvement in volunteering over the last five years.

A total of 500 volunteers will be selected as the nation’s Coronation Champions and will receive a specially designed, official Coronation Champions pin and a certificate signed by Her Majesty The Queen Consort. All 500 Coronation Champions will also be invited to attend one of the official Coronation celebrations, such as the Windsor Castle Coronation Concert or a Coronation Garden Party.

Further information and a nomination form is available on the Royal Voluntary Service website.

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