Awards & Recognition

Outstanding Volunteering achievement has been well recognised in Oceania!


‘Keep Victoria Beautiful’ Sustainable Cities award 2016

– One of the highest awards in Victoria –

Keep Victoria Beautiful is one of Australia’s oldest environmental groups with a rich history in community reward and recognition. It recognises community leadership and action and was inspired over 50 years ago by Dame Phyllis Frost.

World Mission Society Church of God was a finalist in 3 categories: ‘Community Leadership’, ‘Clean Beaches and waterways’, and ‘Litter Prevention’, and became the winner of ‘Litter Prevention’ for 2016 for their Worldwide Environmental Cleanup Campaign held at Chelsea Beach.

Award Process

After a nomination has been made, a selected panel of judges is chosen to visit the nominees to thoroughly evaluate and judge each entry.

An in-depth explanation of the initiative is presented to the judge using demonstrations, videos, photographs, news clippings, meeting the people involved and/or visiting the site of the initiative.

After inspecting all nominations, all judges gather and a decision is made. The finalists are announced and attend the Awards Ceremony held at the elegant Cowen Gallery at the State Library of Victoria. On the Awards Night, the winners receive a Sustainable Cities Award 2016 (KVB) wooden plaque.

The President’s Volunteer Service Award

President’s Volunteer Service Gold Award 2015, 2014, 2011
– by Barack Obama

Gold & President’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Gold & President’s Lifetime Achievement Award

The U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Award is a premier Volunteer award, given to individuals or groups that have carried out volunteer services for neighbours and communities in United States.

This award was awarded to World Mission Society Church of God three times in 2015, 2014 and 2011.

The President’s Volunteer Service Award recognises, celebrates and holds up as role models Americans making a positive impact as engaged and deeply committed volunteers. The Award enables community organisations to join with the President of the United States in thanking their most dedicated volunteers. The award specially recognises the importance of volunteers to America’s strength and national identity, and furthermore, to honour deeply invested volunteers whose service is multiplied through the inspiration they give others.

The World Mission Society Church of God is acknowledged for a wide range of activities including: blood drives, cleanup campaigns, disaster relief and youth festivals. All these activities are practiced to follow the teachings of Christ and spread God the Mother’s love to neighbours.

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