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Special Awards Committee

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Committee Mandate

The Special Awards Committee assists Council in recognizing volunteer service within the Town of Tillsonburg. 

The Special Awards Committee is responsible for:

  • Receiving and reviewing award nominations as part of the Volunteer Achievement Award Program
  • Making monthly recommendations to Council regarding award recipients
  • Organizing an annual social event recognizing volunteer contributions (subject to budget approval) 
Terms of Reference
Please click on the following link to review the Special Awards Committee's Terms of Reference.
Volunteer Achievement Award

The Tillsonburg Volunteer Achievement Awards recognize individuals who make significant, sustained contributions to the community as a volunteer.

Volunteer Achievement Awards are given for unpaid contributions in the following four categories: 

  1. Sports, recreation and education
  2. Arts, culture and heritage
  3. Seniors and youth
  4. Civic
Nomination Process & Evaluation Criteria

Anyone may nominate an individual for the award, however only nominees who live in Tillsonburg or whose volunteer service benefits the Tillsonburg community will be considered.

Nominations can be submitted at any time, and new award presentations are made each month. Each nomination form should provide details of the volunteer's involvement and describe the impact these efforts have on the community.

Evaluation Criteria:

The Town's Special Awards Committee will review all nominations, giving consideration to: 

  1. The length and impact of service
  2. The uniqueness of the nominee's efforts
  3. The extent to which the nominee supports and involves other people
  4. The challenges and/or barriers the nominee has overcome in order to contribute 

Submit a Nomination

Submit a Nomination for the Volunteer Achievement Award.  For more information about the Tillsonburg Volunteer Achievement Award Program, please contact the Clerk's Office.