WA Volunteer of the Year Awards

The WA Volunteer of the Year Awards promote the value and important contribution of volunteering to the social, cultural, economic and environmental well-being of Western Australia and pay tribute to those volunteers who inspire and promote the spirit of volunteerism through their exemplary endeavors.

Each year individuals, groups, community organisations, government or local business organisations are invited to nominate a special individual or organisation they believe is worthy of recognition for a WA Volunteer of the Year Award.

Award nominations are open in eight categories:

  • Excellence in Volunteer Management
  • Volunteer for Multicultural Communities
  • Youth Volunteer of the Year
  • Lifetime Contribution to Volunteering
  • Corporate Volunteer of the Year
  • Community Volunteer Organisation of the Year
  • ABC Radio Spirit of Volunteering
  • WA Volunteer of the Year

2021 Nominations 

Nominations are open during February and March. Visit the Awards website for more information about the WA Volunteer of the Year Awards.

Finalists will be announced at the end of March.

Gala dinner

The Awards ceremony gala dinner will be held on Thursday 20 May 2021 at Crown Perth. Please visit the Awards website for further information and to book your tickets. 


Volunteering WA thanks our partners and supporters for making these awards possible.

Department of Communities, Office of Multicultural Interests, Silver Chain, Stan Perron Charitable FoundationNeonLogic, Lotterywest, ABC Radio and Minderoo Foundation

Western Australia has some truly remarkable volunteers and organisations. You can view details of our past winners and finalists at https://awards.volunteeringwa.org.au/recipients