The Shannex Volunteer Excellence Award is awarded to an individual volunteer and to a community organization/group who volunteer at a Shannex facility and demonstrate excellence in volunteering, through their passion, inspiration to others, connection with clients and innovation.

Two awards will be given annually: one for an individual volunteer and one for a community group or organization.

Volunteer Award Eligibility Criteria

  • A current and active volunteer at one of the Shannex locations
  • Has been a volunteer for the last 12 months
  • Demonstrates commitment and reliability to the clients and the organization

Volunteer Excellence Individual Award Eligibility Criteria:

Clients First

This individual/community organization

  • Creates connections with clients
  • Makes a difference in the lives of the clients
  • Has developed a special relationship with a client(s) that motivates and encourages them to continue to participate in life-long hobbies and interests
  • Helps create a sense of purpose and meaning for the client

Trusted Partnerships

This individual/community organization

  • Has created a unique opportunity for clients to continue to:
    • Stay connected with their community
    • Be involved with organizations or affiliations
  • Has identified a need or opportunity for a new program and work together with the team to implement it.

Improving Quality

This individual/community organization

  • Has created an innovative program that provides
    • A unique service to a client or group of clients
    • New learning opportunities for a client or group of clients
    • Intergenerational opportunities for a client or group of clients
    • An opportunity for a client/ clients to give back to their community
    • Client(s) opportunity to use their talents and skills
    • A sense of purpose and meaning for the client

Being Accountable

This individual/Community Organization

  • Has a passion for volunteering and is a role model for other volunteers or community organizations

Complete an online Nomination Form here or download and submit a physical nomination.