Helpforce Champions Awards 2021: Winners and finalists announcement

1st November 2021


We are delighted to announce the winners and finalists for the Helpforce Champions Awards 2021. Our judges have commented that this year's entries have been of high quality and impressive and it was very difficult for them to make a decision.

Mark Lever, Helpforce CEO, said: "Many congratulations to our winners and finalists. They have clearly demonstrated a great commitment and real passion for patient care and support for staff.

“At Helpforce, we know that fantastic volunteering happens all the time in the health and care sector, especially during the pandemic, which has made a huge positive impact on millions of vulnerable patients and their families. We were delighted to celebrate the achievements and success of the finalists and winners at this year’s Helpforce Champions Awards. Many thanks to those who have taken the time to recognise their volunteers and teams so that their stories can keep inspiring others to be kind and compassionate towards those who are in need.”

Please find below the list of winners and finalists of the Helpforce Champions Awards 2021:

Outstanding Volunteering Team of the Year:

Young Volunteer of the Year:

Volunteer of the Year:

Outstanding Staff Champion for Volunteers:

Volunteer Leader of the Year:

Partnership and Systems working in volunteering:

Innovation in volunteering:

Celebrating Inclusion and Diversity in Volunteering:

People's Choice Award:

Winner: Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, Check-in and Chat service