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National Volunteer Appreciation Week is on April 24-30!

National Volunteer Week Awards

VIQ is proud to present the following awards during National Volunteer Week to deserving volunteers in our community. 

RUTH BURROWS – NOMINATE SOMEONE HERE
The Ruth Burrows Volunteer Award was established in 1990 to recognize Ruth Burrows, an exemplary community volunteer. Since then, the award has been presented annually to an individual who has made an outstanding and exceptional contribution to the community. 

MAURICE ROLLINS COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AWARD FOR YOUTH – NOMINATE SOMEONE HERE
The Maurice Rollins Community Leadership Award for Youth annually honors an outstanding young leader in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties. Voluntary organizations, community groups, schools and individuals may nominate a young person aged 16-24 who has made an exceptional contribution. The award was established to recognize Maurice Rollins, a visionary and leader in our community.

BUSINESS PERSON VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION AWARD (SPONSORED BY DARRELL SMITH) – NOMINATE SOMEONE HERE
The Business Person Appreciation Volunteer award was created in 2011. The award is presented annually to recognize an outstanding leader that has continued to make an exceptional contribution to our community.

National Volunteer Week Celebrations!

On April 30th 2022, In partnership with the National Air Force Museum of Canada; we are inviting you to join us with your volunteers for a morning of treats, awards and a show featuring Buzz Collins, Mentalist. 

Tickets are $10/person for Volunteer & Info HPE premium/paid members and $15/person for basic/non-members of Volunteer & Info HPE.

Click here to purchase tickets!

Buzz Collins

2019 National Volunteer Week Awards

International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day takes place on December 5th each year and is officially recognized by the United Nations as a day on which volunteers around the world are recognized and celebrated for their contributions and dedication. Volunteer & Information Quinte organizes a free event for all volunteers in our community of Hastings and Prince Edward Counties.

The purpose of our celebration is to acknowledge our local volunteers in Hastings and Prince Edward County with their countless hours of community involvement. Individuals who attend will enjoy refreshments, door prizes, and a musical performance by a local artist.

Read more about the United Nations Volunteer Day.

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