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Mission Community Service Awards

The City of Mission Community Service Awards honour those who have demonstrated exemplary volunteerism within our community. Celebrated biennially, the next awards ceremony will take place in April of 2022 at the Clarke Theatre, subject to Provincial Health Orders.

Call for Nominations Period is Now Open

The Call for Nominations period runs from September 27, 2021, and ends on December 8, 2021.  All nominations must be received by the deadline to be considered.

Nomination Process

All nominations must include the contact information of the person submitting the nomination as well as the contact information for the person, group, or organization being nominated. A profile and background information about the person, group, or organization you are nominating, as well as the rationale for your nomination, must also be provided.

Nominations can be submitted online:

2021-2022 Community Service Award Nomination Form

You can also pick up forms at Municipal Hall (8645 Stave Lake Street) or call 604-820-3700 to request that a nomination form be sent to you through the mail.

Award Categories

The City of Mission Mayor and Council invite you to submit nominations for individuals, groups, or organizations who have demonstrated exemplary volunteerism in the following areas:

Community Service Award:  This award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary leadership in community volunteerism.  There are two categories for this award:  Individuals 25 years of age or younger (see below), and individuals over the age of 25.

Community Service Award (under age 25):  This award is presented to an individual under the age of 25 who has demonstrated exemplary leadership in community volunteerism.

Against the Odds Achievement Award:  This award is presented to an individual who achieves excellence despite the special challenges faced by people with disabilities.

Arts & Culture Service Award:  This award is presented to an individual for outstanding volunteerism in the field of arts and culture.

Crime Prevention & Community Safety Award:  This award is presented to an individual, group, or organization that has demonstrated exemplary volunteerism in the area of crime prevention and public safety.

Sports Volunteer of the Year Award:  This award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary volunteerism in the field of sports.

Special Accomplishment Award:  This award is bestowed to an individual, group, or organization for demonstrating significant volunteer leadership skills or for having accomplished a noteworthy contribution in any field or endeavour.

Lifetime Achievement Award:  This award is presented to an individual, group, or organization that has a notable history of volunteerism which has resulted in the overall betterment of Mission.

Citizen of the Year:  This award recognizes the contribution of an individual for their overall volunteerism and commitment to improving the quality of life in the City of Mission.

For more information on the Community Service Awards, or if you have any questions about the nomination process or ceremony, please contact Christine Brough, Executive Assistant, at 604-820-3703 or cbrough@mission.ca.

View Past Community Service Award Recipients

 

Photo of Award Certificates
Photo of 2016 Freeman
Photo of Mayor Hawes and MP Sidhu
Photo of Award Certificates
Photo of Mayor Hawes and MP Sidhu
Photo of 2016 Freeman