Call for Nominations: 2018 Search for Outstanding Volunteers

Deadline: 15 July 2018

Nominations are open for 2018 Search for Outstanding Volunteers Award that is open for all Filipino citizens and Filipino volunteer organizations, including local chapters of foreign volunteer organizations that currently provide volunteer services in the Western Visayas region or for the whole country.

Spearheaded by the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA), together with the National Volunteer Month (NVM) Steering Committee and the Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV) Regional Search Committee, the SOV is an annual activity conducted to recognize the exemplary work and dedicated service of Filipino volunteers in helping people and communities across the country.

Since 2001, more than 147 volunteers and volunteer organizations that serve various sectors all over the country were given awards and recognitions through the SOV.  Their volunteer efforts serve as good examples and models of volunteerism in development and nation-building.

Award Categories

  • Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award (VLAA)
  • National Outstanding Volunteer Award (NOVA)

Eligibility Criteria

  • The VLAA is conferred to an individual or organization for consistent and outstanding volunteer service and whose achievement is regarded as an inspiration and role model.
  • On the other hand, NOVA is conferred to an individual or organization for outstanding volunteer service, including corporate volunteerism initiatives, that have made significant contributions in uplifting the lives of people and the communities served. Nominations for NOVA are sub-divided into youth and adult for individuals, and non-profit and corporate for the organizations.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Country: Philippines

For more information, please visit Search for Outstanding Volunteers.

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