Nominate Now for the Volunteerism of the Year Awards – Youth!

May 30, 2024

You are here because you have someone in mind to nominate for the Youth Volunteer Awards of the Year, or you intend to nominate yourself. Thank you for being here!

Check the following information to better understand the definition of the awards, the support provided, and the nomination criteria. Good luck!

What are the three awards in Category A: Youth?

  1. Courageous Volunteer of the Year: For a young volunteer who demonstrates commitment to voluntary initiatives despite personal challenges.
  2. Most Creative Volunteer of the Year: For a young volunteer who demonstrates commitment to voluntary initiatives using unique and creative methods.
  3. Volunteer of the Year: For a young volunteer who demonstrates outstanding commitment and contribution to voluntary initiatives that have made an impact on the community.

What is the amount of support?

If you are one of the volunteers of the year, TOKA will support you with the following amounts:

  • Courageous Volunteer of the Year: 150 euros
  • Most Creative Volunteer of the Year: 150 euros
  • Volunteer of the Year: 200 euros

Who can be nominated?

All individuals who live and operate in Kosovo, and are between the ages of 15-29, who have contributed to volunteering during the period from June 2023 to June 2024.

Who can nominate?

Nominations can be submitted by any individual, organization, or institution that has accurate information about the young person being nominated. They can also nominate themselves if they are young. An individual can nominate several other persons (without limit).

How to nominate yourself or others?

We have created the nomination form which includes:

  • Terms and Conditions
  • Nomination Form

Click HERE to start the nomination process.

Deadline for nomination is September 30, 2024, at 23:59.

Important dates to keep in mind:

Open call for nominations for the Volunteer Awards of the YearMay 29 – September 30, 2024
Evaluation and selection of the Volunteer Awards of the YearSeptember 30 – November 15, 2024
Award Ceremony at the Volunteer Conference (organized by TOKADecember 5, 2024

If you have any questions, contact us via [email protected] or +383 38 704 560. 

The Volunteering Awards are part of the environmental activities of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), through its Human Rightivism program implemented by the Community Development Fund – CDF; the European Union Office in Kosovo; “SMART Balkans” – “Civil Society for Shared Society in the Western Balkans”  implemented by Centar za promociju civilnog društva (CPCD), Center for Research and Policy Making (CRPM) and Institute for Democracy and Mediation (IDM) and financially supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NMFA) through their regional and institutional grants; and by the European Union through “Erasmus+” Program. 


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