Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action host two separate awards each year; our Volunteer Awards and our Youth Volunteer Awards.


 Nominations are now closed for our
2020 Volunteer Awards!


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Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action are delighted to be holding our 5th annual Volunteer Awards in 2020. We are taking this opportunity to celebrate the fantastic contribution that volunteering makes to Dundee. Nominations are now closed for this year’s Volunteer Awards and we are making arrangements for the nominations to be judged.

Volunteer of the Year
                  Kathryn Mackenzie Make a Difference                 Lifetime Achievement

Volunteer Team of the Year        Trustee/Board Member of the Year                       Volunteer Manager/Co-ordinator

COVID 19 Community Response Volunteer                                  COVID 19 Community Response Volunteer Team

Last year’s Volunteer Awards

The 2019 Volunteer Awards took place on 6th June 2019 at The Quay. The city’s hardest working volunteers were recognised at the annual ceremony held by the charity during Volunteers Week (1st to 7th June).

Eric Knox the CEO said “Volunteers make a real difference to peoples lives in Dundee.  These awards give us the opportunity for the city to celebrate the people who give their time to help other and make Dundee a richer place to live.”

2019 winners:


Last year’s Youth Volunteering Awards

The Youth Volunteering Awards are held each year to celebrate the achievements of young volunteers in Dundee. We had a fantastic time at our ceremony last year and are really looking forward to holding the awards again in 2020!

Keep your eyes peeled for nominations opening later on in the year!

2019 winners:

Youth Friendly Organisation – Link Up Whitfield


Youth Volunteering Team of the Year – Operations Team (Feeling Strong)


Young Volunteer of the Year – Ben Gardiner (SALTO Gymnastics Club)

Saltire Summit Award Winners  – Holly Stewart (Link Up Whitfield)

Billie Rae Dolan (Link Up Whitfield)

Kirsty Turfus (Police Scotland Youth Volunteers)

Sophie Murray (Police Scotland Youth Volunteers)

Jordan Teale (Dundee and Angus ADHD Support Group)

Zoe Moreland (Grove Academy)

Louise Blakeman (Barnardo’s)”