Outstanding Volunteer Project

About

Recent WYSE Travel Confederation research has highlighted the unique benefits international volunteer projects have on communities around the world – be it environmental, humanitarian, social or educational. The Outstanding Volunteer Project award looks to recognise and showcase outstanding volunteer projects/programmes in this growing industry segment. Key characteristics for winners of this award include an emphasis on sustainability, responsibility and best practices.

Eligibility

Open all organisations (senders/receivers) in the volunteering industry can participate. An organisation can submit multiple entries for the award. Entries must be in English.

Criteria

The judging panel evaluates nominations on the following criteria:

  • Financial and environmental sustainability
  • Promotion of civil society
  • Innovation or best practices
  • Results/achievements of the project/programme
  • Personal development of volunteers

Previous winners

 

2016

 

 

2015

 

 

2014

 

 

2013

 

 

2012

 

 

2011

 

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