Volunteer Recognition 2021 – Nominations

It has been an extraordinary year for volunteering, especially with volunteers’ response to the Covid-19 pandemic and we want to celebrate the effort volunteers have made across the Archdiocese of Cardiff.

You now have the chance to say a big thank you to those special people who go above and beyond in their efforts to help church and community. Give them the recognition they deserve by making your nomination and encouraging others to get involved.

Categories for Recognition

  • Young People (up to 25 years) – recognising the contribution of young people from school, college, university, employment and beyond.
  • Volunteer of the Year – recognising the contribution of individuals.
  • Volunteer Team – recognising teams with a particular focus.
  • Specialist Volunteers – Health & Safety; Safeguarding; Fundraising, Digital Support. Celebrating those who take on roles with distinct responsibilities. Open to other areas of specialism.
  • Emergency Voluntary Response – Covid-19 – responses to the pandemic in their many forms. Also recognising responses to flooding and other emergencies.
  • Lifetime Volunteer – recognising those that have always been at the forefront of church and community life.


To Nominate: Please submit the Nomination Form below by email to: gareth.simpson@rcadc.org – closing date Monday 3rd May

Support & Enquiries: Gareth Simpson, Volunteer & Project Manager gareth.simpson@rcadc.org 02920 379483

Reach: Open to all voluntary work associated with the Archdiocese of Cardiff.

Recognition: All nominees are winners and will be recognised for their valuable volunteer contribution. Each category may also have an ‘outstanding volunteer’ recognised.

Contact: All nominees will be contacted in advance of National Volunteering Week (June 1-7).

Celebration Evening – an opportunity for messages of thanks to all involved, an informal online gathering in the presence of Archbishop George Stack. A meeting link will be provided to all nominees and nominators with relevant details.

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