Attention all students, if you volunteer please apply to the Spirit of the Community Awards.
Applications can be made through the following link:
The closing date is 20th Oct 2017
Who can apply: 
Young people in post-primary/secondary level education  who have conducted a volunteer service activity within the past year
There are 2 age categories
Junior category ( under the age of 16 on the 1st of January 2018)
Senior category ( under the age of 19 on the 1st of January 2018)
Applications are judged on: 
Motivation (How much personal initiative was involved in the activity?),
Service (How much time and effort did the activity require?),
Impact (How did the activity impact on the community or other people? Who benefited?)
Commitment (What personal sacrifices did the applicant have to make?)
Challenge (Did the student have to overcome problems or obstacles, were support structures in place?).


Good luck

Spirit of the Community Awards