Ontario is recognizing 11 individuals and eight organizations with a June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism for their commitment to volunteering and longstanding service to their communities.
The June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism recognizes individuals and groups for their superlative volunteer contributions and volunteer management in their communities and to the province of Ontario.
The award has two (2) categories:
Outstanding Volunteer Award
Recognizes an individual or group for their commitment to volunteering and longstanding service to their community. Up to 20 individuals and/or groups receive this award each year.
Excellence in Volunteer Management Award
Recognizes an individual or group from an organization that is incorporated as a not for-profit corporation or registered as a charity with Canada Revenue Agency for their achievement in identifying, strengthening, and maximizing volunteer involvement for the purpose of improving the quality of life of individuals and their communities. Up to five 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.
Your nominee must be:
Nominations will not be accepted if: They are self-nominated; for elected federal, provincial, municipal representatives while in office; or for political appointees if the achievements for which they are being nominated are related to their current appointment.
To submit online:
If submitting online, the electronic process will allow you to:
Submit by post:
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.
An independent selection committee reviews each nomination and recommends the recipients.
Refer to the nomination form to get more details about program requirements
Mail: Ontario Honours and Awards Secretariat
Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
400 University Avenue, 4th Floor