BAVO annually recognises and honours outstanding people and organisations that have made a significant contribution to our community during the past year at our Bridgend County Borough Volunteer Achievement Awards.

We are very much looking forward to this year's award ceremony to be held on Friday 8 November 2019 at the Heronston Hotel in Bridgend, when we will be recognising and honouring outstanding people and organisations that have made a significant contribution to our community.


Our deadline for sending nominations has now closed.

Every year thousands of individuals and groups volunteer across Bridgend County Borough give their time, energy, skills and commitment to help others in their community and we very much appreciate all your nominations!

At our award ceremony there will be eight categories:

  • Befriending/Mentoring Volunteer Award (sponsored by Valleys to Coast);
  • Volunteer of the Year Award under 25 (sponsored by Graham Paul Accountants);
  • Volunteer of the Year Award 25 and over;
  • Trustee of the Year Award;
  • Volunteer Project of the Year Award (sponsored by United Graphic Design);
  • Charity Shop of the Year Award;
  • Sports Volunteer of the Year Award;
  • Outstanding Volunteer Contribution Award (sponsored by Handelsbanken).

Watch out in November for details and photos of all our winners and 'Highly Commended' individuals and organisations at our awards ceremony!

For further details call our Volunteer Team, T: 01656 810400 or E: [email protected]