Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards

The Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards recognize extraordinary Albertans whose volunteer efforts have contributed to the well-being of their community and fellow community members.

Six awards, two in each category of youth, adult and senior are presented annually on or around International Volunteer Day, December 5.

2017 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards nominations are now closed.

Thank you to all nominators for taking the time to acknowledge Alberta’s outstanding volunteers! Thank you to all individuals and community groups for sharing the awards information on their websites and social media platforms!

2017 awards recipients will be announced on December 5, International Volunteer Day.

Award Criteria

Albertans, who meet the following criteria, are eligible for a Stars of Alberta Volunteer Award:

  • Exemplifies the spirit of community service
  • Demonstrates exemplary initiative, leadership and creativity in his/her service to others
  • Serves as a role model for others in his/her community
  • Inspires others to engage in volunteer service
  • ImprovImproves the overall quality of life of fellow Albertans and community as a whole



2016 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Award Recipients

  • Mr. Dallas Ansell
  • Ms. Poshika Dhingra
  • Ms. Danisha Bhaloo
  • Mr. Paul Finkleman
  • Mr. Harry Bartlett
  • Mrs. Barbara Burgemeister

Read the biographies for the 2016 Award Recipients.

2016 Stars of Alberta Award Recipients


Contact Us

Alla Honcharuk, Program Coordinator
E-mail: Alla Honcharuk

Dial 310-0000 for toll-free access in Alberta
Fax: 780-427-4155

Last reviewed/revised: September 28, 2017
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