Young Volunteer of the Year


This award will be presented to an individual who has shown an outstanding commitment as a volunteer to their chosen sport throughout the past 12 months.

Core Criteria

  1. Nominee must be under 21 years old.
  2. The nominee must be volunteering within a Dundee based sports organisation, school or programme.
  3. The volunteer does not require being resident in Dundee but should be making a significant contribution to sport in Dundee.
  4. The nominee must not receive any monetary awards for their time given to the activities detailed within the nomination, other than expenses.
  5. Only commitment contributed in 2019 will be taken into consideration.
  6. Nominations will be considered on the quality of the nominee not the quantity of nominations received.
  7. Nominations will be judged on the entry form alone.
  8. Previous winners of this award will be considered based on the current nomination only.

The nomination will be considered on merit in the following areas of priority:

  • Time commitment to the club or the sport each week and throughout the year.
  • Nominee’s personal development and progress as a result of the volunteering.
  • Responsibility gained and roles undertaken within club / development groups etc. (all roles are to be acknowledged)
  • Developments in the club made possible through the efforts of the volunteer.
  • Special circumstances / barriers that have been overcome.
  • Value of the Volunteer to the club / group / association etc.
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