Volunteer Development Award

The Volunteer Development Award recognises and celebrates the achievements of volunteers who give their time to support the community and help shape the sport and recreation industry. It is presented in October.

Award criteria

This award celebrates the achievements of volunteers who give their time to support the community and help shape sport and recreation in New Zealand.

The award is open to volunteers who are past or present Skills Active trainees or assessors, and to workplaces engaged with Skills Active who support a volunteer workforce.

The winner receives a $500 grant towards supporting learning and development for themselves or their team/club/organisation.

If you would like to nominate someone for this award, please email us before 31 August.

Nominations should include a paragraph about the candidate and any relevant background, how they meet the eligibility criteria, and why they should be considered for the award.