The Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector has launched the call for nominations for the National Volunteer Award 2022. The award was launched by the Chairperson of the Council Dr. Noel Camilleri together with the Minister of Inclusion, Voluntary Organisations and Consumer Affairs, the Hon. Julia Farrugia Portelli in the presence of the Voluntary Commissioner, Mr. Jesmond Saliba, the Permanent Secretary in the same Ministry, Ms Nancy Caruana, and the CEO of the Council, Mr. Mauro Pace Parascandalo.
The award, which has been held since 2011, is under the patronage of E.T. the President of Malta Dr. George Vella, aims to recognize the work of people who are making a positive contribution to society and who are of an inspiration to others. This year there are five awards which are the National Award for Volunteering; Youth Volunteer Award; Voluntary Organisation Award; Corporate Voluntary Organisations Award; and a new award sponsored by the Commissioner for Voluntary Organisations, the Victor Calvagna award for Children-in-Volunteering.
Applications can be found at: https://vofunding.org.mt/funds/121 and close on 4 November 2022