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June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Volunteerism

HOW TO NOMINATE

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Volunteers Honoured with June Callwood Awards

Ontario is honouring 14 people and four organizations with a June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award, for their commitment to volunteerism and longstanding service to their communities.

Nomination deadline is December 5

The June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism recognizes individuals and groups for superlative volunteer contributions to their communities and to the province of Ontario.

Up to 20 individuals and/or groups receive this award each year.

The award is named after the late June Callwood, CC, O.Ont., LL.d.

Ms. Callwood was a Canadian journalist, author and social activist. She committed her life to action on social justice issues, particularly those related to woman and children. She founded, or co-founded, more than 50 Canadian social action organizations.

Past Recipients

2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

Photos on Flickr

Nomination process

Who is eligible?

The award is given to individuals as well as groups such as not-for-profit organizations, associations and co-operatives and to institutions and schools.

Nominees must be residents of Ontario.

Posthumous and self nominations are not accepted.

How do I nominate someone?

To submit online:

If submitting online, the electronic process will allow you to:

  • Save your submission package on your desktop, as often as needed.
  • Build your submission package as you go.
  • Submit your package now, or at a later date, when it is ready and complete.
  1. Download the latest version of Adobe Reader Adobe Reader free from the Adobe website.
  2. Right-click and save the blank form on your computer desktop.
  3. First open Adobe Reader, then open the form saved on your computer desktop.
  4. Fill out the form according to the instructions.
  5. Save and print a copy of the completed form and supporting documents for your records.
  6. Submit your completed form online.

To submit by post:

If submitting by post:

  • You will not be able to save any information you type in the submission form.
  • You will be able to type information in the form then print it, or print the form first then complete it by hand.
  • Please include all mandatory documentation with the completed form prior to posting.
  1. Download the latest version of Adobe Reader Adobe Reader free from the Adobe website.
  2. Right-click and save the blank form on your computer desktop.
  3. First open Adobe Reader, then open the form saved on your computer desktop.
  4. Fill out the form according to the instructions.
  5. Print a copy of the completed form for your records.
  6. Submit your completed form and all mandatory supporting documents by post.

When is the deadline?

The deadline is December 5 each year. If December 5 falls on a weekend or holiday, nominations are accepted until 5:00 p.m. the following business day.

Nominations may be submitted at any time. Nominations received after the deadline will be considered for the following year.

How are recipients selected?

An independent selection committee reviews each nomination and recommends the recipients.

Need more information

Refer to the nomination form to get more details about program requirements

Contact Us

Email: ontariohonoursandawards@ontario.ca

Phone: 416-314-7526
Toll-free: 1-877-832-8622
TTY: 416-327-2391

Mail: Ontario Honours and Awards Secretariat
Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
400 University Avenue, 4th Floor
Toronto, ON
M7A 2R9