Boys & Girls Clubs would like to acknowledge and reward young people within our membership, who are dedicated to youth work / youth sports.
The Paddy Duffy Award – “Young Volunteer Award”
The Paddy Duffy Award is intended to be supportive of the values, style and approach of Paddy Duffy – a much loved and cherished voluntary youth leader and vice-president of Boys & Girls Clubs. Paddy epitomised many of the personal qualities that are characteristic of good youth work.
The Paddy Duffy Award is a bursary of up to £250 and is rewarded to young people whose exemplary participation in youth work is characterised by some of the following;
commitment and volunteering;
- commitment to fair play
- equal treatment for all
- supportive and considerate of others
- whose approach to a challenge, although purposeful, is distinctive by a sense of fun and humour.
Nominated by: Youth Worker / Management
Application: Nomination Form
Click here for more information on The Paddy Duffy Award
The Jackie Maxwell Award – “Education through Sport Award”
The Jackie Maxwell Award is reflective of the work, commitment and dedication of Jackie Maxwell – a respected, selfless voluntary worker, who touched the hearts of many both on and off the football pitch. He was also a highly esteemed vice-president of Boys & Girls Clubs. Jackie’s passion was football but he encouraged young people to participate in all sports and strived for their success!
The Jackie Maxwell Award is a bursary for up to £250 and is aimed at young people already in a volunteering role, who would like to further their commitment to sport. The bursary will afford young people the opportunity to take part in coaching qualifications / courses, not only for personal development but to help and support other young people and local communities.
Application Process: Young Person to complete
Application: Candidate Form
Click here for more information on The Jackie Maxwell Award