2023 New Brunswick Non Profit Housing Association Volunteer Awards
Do you know an individual who is making an outstanding contribution to non-profit housing in New Brunswick? Help this person receive the recognition they deserve by nominating them for the New Brunswick Non Profit Housing Volunteer Awards!
Who can submit nominations? The Board, or an individual board director, of a Non Profit or Co-operative Housing organization that is a member in good standing of the NBNPHA.
Who is eligible?
For the Alex Arseneau Award: An individual who is currently serving as a volunteer on the Board of a non profit housing organization that is a member of the Association, or an individual who is a volunteer on the board of the NBNPHA.
For the Innovation Award: An individual who is currently serving as a volunteer on a regular basis with a non-profit housing organization that is a member in good standing of the Association.
For the Gary Glauser Leadership Award: An individual currently serving as a volunteer with a non-profit housing organization that is a member in good standing of the Association, or an individual currently employed with a non-profit housing organization that is a member in good standing of the Association.
Selection Criteria: Please see attached descriptions per award.
Selection process: A committee shall be appointed by NBNPHA to review all submissions and conduct the selection. Nominations must be received no later than April 17, 2022.
How to submit a nomination: Nominations may be sent in the form of a written letter demonstrating achievement of the selection criteria listed above. Letters should not exceed 500 words. Note: Previous submissions which did not result in an award will be automatically considered in the following year.
How to submit:
NBNPHA Awards Committee
83 Gorveatte St Unit C, Dieppe NB, E1A 2E5
Recipient recognition: NBNPHA will provide 2022 conference registration fees, plus one additional Minister’s Banquet ticket for each Award Recipient. Nominating organizations will be responsible to cover any transportation or accommodation costs associated with attending the event. Recipients will be honored during the Minister’s banquet with an audience of their peers, and will be required to attend a photo opportunity during the conference. Recognition will appear on the NBNPHA website, and media releases will be sent to relevant news agencies.
Alex Arseneau Volunteer of the Year Demonstrated support, sensitivity and encouragement for non-profit housing in their community, additional accomplishments in the non-profit housing sector, leadership and initiative within the sector, contribution in raising awareness about housing issues, amount of time and commitment involved in the volunteer work. Nominees must be volunteers with at least 5 years experience on a non-profit housing board.
Innovation Award to be awarded to an individual who has demonstrated creativity and innovation in the delivery of their volunteer contributions, or creative solutions to affordable housing issues. Examples of this would be actions such as the creation of services within a housing project which enhance quality of life for tenants (adding onsite services such as a hair salon for tenants with mobility issues, or a holiday dinner for those who cannot travel), or amalgamation of projects to ensure viability and sustainability.
Gary Glauser Leadership Award to be awarded to an individual, either staff, volunteer or board member, who has had a significant impact in their role in the non-profit housing sector. This individual is an excellent role model, who inspires others to work creatively and collaboratively. Examples of this could include outstanding volunteer recruitment to the organization, mentorship, or connecting with other existing groups or services to produce efficient and effective results. The individual will also have a track record of promoting a work environment which is respectful and supportive.