Nominate a Student Volunteer

Nominate a Student Volunteer

Volunteer of the Month is an award that recognises and acknowledges our amazing volunteers at ARU. If you know of a volunteer who has gone the ‘extra mile' and deserved to be celebrated for their hardwork, then we would love to hear from you.

Please read through the criteria for each award below:

Volunteers of the Month Criteria

  • There will be a winner for each award per month on each of our campuses, subject to nominations
  • Students are eligible to win an award once every trimester
  • The role a student is being nominated for must be both unpaid and voluntary
  • The volunteer should have created a volunteering profile through the Students’ Union, or will be prompted to do so
  • The volunteer should have logged hours on their volunteering profile, or will be prompted to do so
  • Whole Committee’s/ Societies' that are nominated will not be accepted, as we are celebrating individual volunteer’s

The volunteer has:

  • Gone above and beyond what is expected of them;
  • Demonstrated exceptional commitment, dedication and effort;
  • Made a difference to their own life or the lives of others; and/or
  • Made measureable change or impact
  • They have been an inspiration to others

Community Volunteer of the Month
  • The winners of this award will have been volunteering with an internal or external organisation, charity or in a volunteering project
  • Only current students and first year graduates can be nominated
  • All current students, staff and external organisations can nominate
Committee Member of the Month
  • The winners of this award will have been volunteering as a committee member of a recognised club or society
  • Only current students can be nominated
  • All current students and staff can nominate
Rep of the Month
  • The winners of this award will have been volunteering as either an elected Course, Campaign, Faculty or Postgraduate Research Rep or National Conference Delegate
  • Only current students can be nominated
  • All current students and staff can nominate
 

Recognising our Volunteer of the Month Winners

All winners of the Volunteer of the Month Award will be awarded a Volunteer of the Month certificate, Navy Small Heron Logo Hoodie and will have a case study written about their volunteering experience to celebrate their achievements and inspire others, provided consent is given by the student to do so.

The winners will also be announced on ARU SU social media platforms, so watch out for your name!

Everyone who has been nominated for Volunteer of the Month will also be automatically nominated for their retrospective SU Award at our annual SU Awards; Volunteer of the Year, Rep of the Year or Society Person of the Year, so well worth that nomination.

If you won Volunteer of the Month in the 2020-2021 academic year, please email volunteering@angliastudent.com to claim your VOTM branded water bottle.

Nominate a student

To nominate a student please fill in our Volunteer of the Month Nomination Form. Please ensure that the nomination is submitted before or on the date of the nomination deadline as described below.

Volunteer of the Month Nomination Form

How to Write A Quality Nomination

 

 

Volunteer of the Month Deadlines:

 

Monday 18th October 2021

Monday 15th November 2021

Monday 6th December 2021

Monday 17th Janurary 2022

Monday 14th February 2022

Monday 14th March 2022

Monday 18th April 2022

Monday 9th May 2022