The Community Awards are an opportunity for our community to recognise individuals, teams and organisations who have gone above and beyond in giving of their time and expertise to the Greater Manchester Jewish community, to the wider community and/or delivered exceptional service.
Closing date for nominations : 30 June 2023 (please note new date)
The nomination form follows this information...
WHO CAN BE NOMINATED?
Any individual, team or organisation who/which meets the criteria in one of the categories below.
Ensure that the nominee is aware of, and is happy with, the nomination BEFORE submittance of this form
WHO CAN NOMINATE?
Any member of the community.
No more than THREE nominations in each category can be accepted from one person or organisation.
SUBMIT A NEW FORM FOR EACH NOMINATION
WHAT ARE THE JUDGES LOOKING FOR?
Nominees with the following key attributes, which will be considered when choosing the winners:
- They are valued by beneficiaries
- They exceed expectations of their role
- They demonstrate clear achievements and outstanding performance
- They demonstrate a clear commitment to the Jewish community in their daily work
- They are an inspiration to others.
Volunteer of the Year Award
An outstanding volunteer who is an inspiration to colleagues and valued by beneficiaries. Someone who goes beyond expectations of what an unpaid person would be expected to deliver, is reliable and can demonstrate clear achievements.
Volunteer Team of the Year Award
A team who regularly go above and beyond to care for individuals in the community who are vulnerable and in need. They are dedicated and well organised and work as part of a team to deliver invaluable benefits to those they care for.
Communal Employee of the Year Award
An outstanding employee who is an inspiration to colleagues. Someone who goes beyond the terms of their job description in the delivery of services to beneficiaries. The nominee should be able to demonstrate clear achievements and deliver tangible results for their organisation and the wider community.
An outstanding employee or volunteer who has dedicated their life to communal service.
Friend of the Community Award
A friend to the Community who has helped or supported the community in an exceptional manner.
Rising Star Award
An outstanding individual aged under 25 who is an inspiration to colleagues and valued by beneficiaries. They go beyond expectations of what someone of that age would be expected to deliver and can demonstrate clear achievements.
Crisis Response of the Year Award
This can be awarded to a team, charity or individual who rose to the challenge of assisting the community during a time of crisis.
JRC Community Contribution Award
One the JRC recommends for outstanding contribution or actions.
Special Recognition Award
Made to an individual who deserves special mention and open to nomination from the public.