Helpforce Champions Awards 2019 FAQs

When and how do I nominate someone?

Nominations must be submitted using the online form which is available on the website. The closing date for submitting nominations is Thursday 1st August 2019.

Who can nominate?

We welcome nominations from volunteers, volunteer managers, patients, family & friends.

Is this open to the whole of the UK?

Yes, we welcome nominations from across England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

Can I nominate a health volunteer who works in the community?

Yes, we welcome nominations for volunteers who work in all areas of our health services, in hospitals, as well as in the community.

Will there be a charge for making a nomination?

No, there is no cost for making a nomination​.

If my nomination is shortlisted will I have to pay to attend the ceremony?

Those who are shortlisted for the awards will only need to cover their travel expenses, the ceremony and lunch is free thanks to our kind sponsors Deloitte.

How many nominations can I make?

Please only nominate once for each category unless otherwise stated​.

How will I know if the person I have nominated has been shortlisted?

We will contact you via email if your nominee has been shortlisted​.

How many nominees are being shortlisted?

We will be selecting 3 nominees for each category​​.

How are the categories being judged?

A carefully selected judging panel will be going through each entry and choosing the shortlisted ​​nominees and winners.

Will you pay my travel costs?

No, unfortunately the Trust nominating will be required to pay for any travel costs associated with attending this event​​.

What prizes are on offer?

Each winner will receive a Helpforce Champions trophy at the ceremony on 25th October 2019.

Who can I contact if I have any questions?

Please email the team at [email protected] if you have any questions.

How do I submit my nomination?

You can fill in the online nomination form and when you press submit we will receive it. If you prefer you can download the nomination form and email it to us. Unfortunately we can’t accept nomination forms in the post.

When and where is the Awards Ceremony taking place?

The ceremony will take place on Friday 25th October 2019, from 12.30pm – 4pm at Arundel House, 6 Temple Place, London WC2R 2PG – all nominees will be notified of further details if they are shortlisted.