Building Healthy Communities

The City of St. John’s values the contributions of its volunteers and the impact that they have on the community as a whole. 

The Building Healthy Communities Volunteer Award recognizes residents who have volunteered their time to support healthier environments within the City of St. John’s. This award recognizes volunteers who are establishing healthier environments and enhancing the community by providing residents with the opportunity to lead healthier lives.

This award is open to all ages and has three categories (Youth award; Community Group award; Adult/Senior award) but nominee(s) must be a resident of the City of St. John’s. All achievements reflected in the nomination must be voluntary/unpaid in nature. Volunteer service must improve the quality of life and well-being of citizens based on how they contribute to one or several, of the following ‘Healthy Community’ categories:

  • Healthy Neighbourhoods and People
  • Social and Community Connections
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Transportation
  • Inclusion
  • Housing
The awards are presented annually during Volunteer Recognition Week.

Nomination Form