Call for Nominations for the 2019 NWT Outstanding Volunteer Awards

Yellowknife — February 4, 2019
Public Service Announcement

Today, the department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) announced the nomination deadline for this year’s Northwest Territories (NWT) Outstanding Volunteer Awards. This year marks the 29th year of this award, which recognizes and celebrates the remarkable contributions volunteers make in communities across the NWT.


Residents are encouraged to nominate an elder, youth, individual, or group of volunteers in their communities. This program acknowledges individuals who donate their time to improve the quality of life for NWT residents. 


Awards are presented in the following categories:


  • Elder Outstanding Volunteer Award
  • Youth Outstanding Volunteer Award
  • Individual Outstanding Volunteer Award
  • Group Outstanding Volunteer Award

The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 12, 2019.


Further information and nomination forms are available at all MACA and community government offices and at


For more information, contact:


Jay Boast

Communications and Website Advisor

Municipal and Community Affairs

Government of the Northwest Territories
Phone: (867) 767-9162 ext. 21044