Celebrating Volunteer Heroes

Celebrating Volunteer Heroes is part of a special Expo International Volunteer Day event in Dubai on the 5th ofDecember 2021. At this event 2 volunteer heroes will be selected to join a range of celebrities on stage or virtually online to briefly speak about their volunteering. These two individuals will be representing a sample of the global movement of volunteers working to make a difference in the world.

 The volunteering leadership organization is asked to recommend one volunteer only. Recommendations must be submitted by October 9, 2021.

Recommendation Form

Please provide the following information. All sections must be completed.

Contact details for person responsible for the recommendation


By signing below you are confirming that the individual you are recommending:

  • Has been volunteering for a minimum of 12 months and has carried out a minimum of 250 hours of voluntary work.
  • Has a positive attitude and shows a high level of motivation to make a difference.
  • Has an excellent attendance record and shows a high level of commitment to their role as a volunteer.
  • Has given their agreement to be recommended.
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About the volunteer

Name of the volunteer(Required)

Please tell us about the volunteer and their volunteering

Please outline why you consider this volunteer is a role model for volunteering. How have they been a champion for the work they do and volunteering in general? Max. 200 words.
Please outline how the volunteer demonstrates their commitment to and their passion for their volunteer role. How have they gone beyond what is expected in carrying out their volunteer role? Max. 200 words.
Please outline how the volunteer has given outstanding support, guidance and inspiration. What difference has the volunteer made? What makes them inspirational? Max. 200 words.
Please outline how the volunteer shows leadership qualities. How well does the volunteer engage with others including fellow volunteers? What changes has the volunteer made to how their role is delivered, and how effective have these changes been? Max. 200 words.
Please outline why you believe this person is a ‘volunteer hero’. What makes this volunteer and their volunteer role special? Max. 200 words.
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