Voluntary Award

To celebrate her Golden Jubilee, The Queen announced a new, annual Award to recognise and reward excellence in voluntary activities carried out by groups in the community.

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (formerly known as The Queen’s Golden Jubilee Award) is given for outstanding achievement by groups of volunteers who:-

  • regularly devote their time to helping others in the community
  • improve the quality of life and opportunity for others
  • provide an outstanding service

Charities need to complete an application form which can be obtained from The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, c/o Volunteering England, Regent’s Wharf, 8 All Saints Street, London N1 9RL or can be downloaded at www.queensawardvoluntary.gov,uk