The Student Volunteer Centre hosted the annual Student Volunteer Awards this May to celebrate all the great work and achievements of student Volunteers from the University of Nottingham Students’ Union!
Take a look at photos from the awards on our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/studentvolunteercentre
Take a look at the Awards video showcasing the range of projects volunteers' have been involved with this year: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbDBtxbJJMk
This year saw over 100 certificate winners who all contributed their time to help out local charities and a variety of one off taster volunteering events.
The event also celebrated the achievements of 10 outstanding volunteers who were all nominated for awards from the charities they support.
Congratulations to all the Outstanding Volunteers:
Rebecca Calthorpe - Outstanding ability as a Childline Volunteer Counsellor
Jacques Domican-Bird - Hard work, leadership and dedication to Working in Tandem
Claire Holt –Commitment to the Student Volunteer Centre and Emmanuel House
Tom Jervis – Commitment as a Sports Buddy supporting disabled children to participate in sport
Rochelle Malcolm – Commitment and reliability as a STARS Trainer
Sarah McConnell - Fantastic support to Golden futures
Amy Prosser - Commitment as a Befriender with the Alzheimer’s Society
Katie Pollard - Leadership and ability to inspire young women at the Girl’s Brigade
Shirman Pui Man Lam - Cantonese Teacher at the Nottingham Chinese Welfare Association
Anna Roberts - Reliability and excellent service given to children as a Childline Volunteer Counsellor
The Student Volunteer Awards also celebrated Volunteering Projects run by students that make a real difference in the community.
Congratulations to the winner of Project of the year Marrow for their passion and enthusiasm for the Anthony Nolan Trust, fundraising and creating events to sign people up to the bone marrow register to help save lives!
Congratulations to Project of the year nominees:
Knit-a-Soc - Passion to teach students to knit and their innovative charitable projects
Springboard - Outstanding passion and dedication helping Afro-Caribbean school children raise their aspirations
A huge Thank you to all our Volunteers!
If you want to find out more about volunteering and the Student Volunteer Awards please email firstname.lastname@example.org