Nominations are open for the 6th Annual GenNext Volunteer Awards.

These awards are part of United Way Ontario North East’s programing.

The United Way says these awards are to honour volunteers between the age of 20 and 39 who help make their community better.

There are eight award categories:

-Active Living and Wellbeing

-Animal Welfare

-Arts and Culture

-Environmental Advocacy

-Leadership

-Mentorship

-Social Justice

GenNext will be accepting nominations from across its region.

The United Way says submissions must be in by March 23rd.

The nomination package can be found here.

(Written By: Mackenzie Read)