Each year communities across Canada celebrate National Volunteer Week in the month of April. National Volunteer Week is to thank and honor individuals who donate their time to help others and by supporting the causes in which they believe.
The Town of Amherst is collecting nominations of individuals who you feel, deserves special volunteer recognition.
Individuals can also be nominated for the Provincial Volunteer Award on behalf of the Town of Amherst and attend a Provincial Volunteer Appreciation Reception in Halifax. A committee of Town of Amherst staff members select a candidate meeting the criteria. The chosen Volunteer of the Year is invited to attend the reception to represent the Town of Amherst.
The Town of Amherst also hosts a Volunteer Appreciation Reception to honour all nominees. Details will be provided at a later date.
In order to be considered for a Provincial Nominations, forms need to be submitted before January 15th of each year. Town of Amherst nominations will be accepted until the end of March each year.