vInspired National Awards

Nominations are now open for the vinspired National Awards, which celebrate the brilliant contribution that young volunteers (aged 16-25) make to their communities.

The annual awards offer an opportunity to highlight the positivity, creativity and dedication demonstrated by young volunteers across England every day. The awards also honour inspiring youth leaders, who are committed to encouraging young volunteers. For the first time this year they will include a category for outstanding National Citizen Service (NCS) teams.

If you know anyone in your community who has made an extraordinary contribution to their community please nominate them for a vinspired National Award today at www.vinspired.com/nationalawards

Nominations must be for young people living in England and for voluntary activity carried out in the last year (between August 2010 and July 2011). Nominations close on November 30, 2011.

The categories:
1. Best new volunteer
2. All round commitment to volunteering
3. Bringing communities together
4. Team Activity
5. Outstanding Contribution by a Youth Worker
6. Most Outstanding National Citizen Service Team