Medal for Volunteers

The Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers recognizes the exceptional volunteer achievements of Canadians from across the country in a wide range of fields.

As an official Canadian honour, the Medal for Volunteers incorporates and replaces the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award. The Medal builds on the legacy and spirit of the Caring Canadian Award by honouring the dedication and commitment of volunteers.

Tell us about a friend, co-worker or member of your community who inspires you and deserves to be recognized with this prestigious honour. Submit a nomination in a few simple steps at!