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Expressions of Interest for Assessment Committee Members for the Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service

We're seeking applications from leaders in the Community, Voluntary and Social Enterprise.

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work carried out in the community. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen’s coronation and is the MBE for volunteer groups.

Any group doing volunteer work that provides a social, economic or environmental service to the local community can be nominated for the award. Each group is assessed on the benefit it brings to the local community and its standing within that community.

We are seeking expressions of interest from leaders in the Community, Voluntary and Social Enterprise sector to apply to join the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service ‘Main Assessment Committee’, responsible for the judging and selection of shortlisted nominations. Applicants should have at least 5 years recent and relevant experience in volunteering and/or the voluntary, community and social enterprise/third sector, and ideally have expertise in a one or more voluntary fields.

This is a unique opportunity to champion, asses and reward local voluntary work, by becoming an assessment committee member for the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the MBE for voluntary groups.

For details on how to apply please see the application pack.

The deadline for applications is midnight Friday 21st October 2016.

Application pack MS Word Document, 83.1KB

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