Nominations for the 2014 Mayor’s Volunteer Service Awards are now open. Presented annually by Mayor Katz at the Volunteer Awards Dinner, the awards recognize outstanding Winnipeg residents who volunteer their time, talents and energy for the betterment of the community.

All individuals currently living in Winnipeg, or Winnipeg-based organizations and agencies engaged in volunteer activities are eligible for the awards. Nominees will be evaluated based on a variety of characteristics including: extraordinary volunteer efforts, long-term commitment to the community, leadership skills and the ability to motivate others.

Mayor Katz will present five Mayor’s Volunteer Service Awards at the Volunteer Awards Dinner on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg.

Nominations may be submitted until February 7, 2014. Nomination forms may be submitted online through the Volunteer Manitoba website,, or by mail. A printable form is available for download at