Reigate & Banstead Volunteer Awards

The Mayor of Reigate & Banstead celebrates the borough's volunteers annually through the Reigate & Banstead Volunteer Awards.

The award scheme was set up to recognise the unrewarded heroes who do a great amount of valuable work for the borough and its community and to show appreciation for their selfless service.

The scheme has been running for over twenty years, is organised by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council, in conjunction with Voluntary Action Reigate & Banstead.

Volunteers can be nominated in five award categories:

  • Young Volunteer Award

For volunteers aged between 16 and 25 who have gone above and beyond the standard expectation for their age and who have used their own volunteer experience to inspire others.

  • Volunteer Award

For volunteers over the age of 25 years old who have exceeded what would normally be expected of them and demonstrated their outstanding commitment to their role.

  • Individual Trustee Award

For those in Chairman, Treasurer or Secretary roles who have shown due diligence, good governance, and commitment for the minimum of a year, providing outstanding support, guidance, and inspiration to the organisation

  • Volunteer Team Award

For two or more volunteers or trustees who have demonstrated great teamwork, provided support and encouragement for other volunteers, and made a significant and positive impact through working together.

  • Long Service Award

For volunteers that have completed a considerable length of voluntary service, 10 years or more.

How to nominate

Nominations closed on Sunday 9 June 2024.

To qualify, nominees must live and/or volunteer in the borough and not receive any remuneration for their time.

Awards Ceremony Details

11 July 2024 Ceremony for Long Service category winners (This extra ceremony is part of Reigate and Banstead's 50th anniversary year).

31 July 2024 Ceremony for all other category winners.

Both ceremonies will be held at the Town Hall by invitation only.