The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the top honour awarded to volunteer teams across the UK. Group of 2 or more serving as volunteers can be nominated for the award. The vast of the team must be volunteers, and over 50% should obtains the right to be residents in the UK.
To be awarded they should serve in the following way:
- guarantee a service and meet a demand for people from the local community;
- support, recognis and respect the local community and the people who get benefits from it;
- help in the local area.
What the winners get?
Winners recieve a certificate with a signature of the Queen and a domed glass crystal. Representatives from the group may also be invited to visit a royal garden party.