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  • Nominations for IVHQ Volunteer of Year will be accepted for volunteers who have volunteered with IVHQ, as well as those who volunteer within their local communities.
  • Nominations for IVHQ Volunteer of the Year will only be accepted via the volunteerhq.org nomination platform.
  • IVHQ volunteers can self-nominate for IVHQ Volunteer of the Year.
  • Nominations for IVHQ Volunteer of the Year will be accepted from friends or family members of nominees.
  • Nominations for IVHQ Volunteer of the Year will only be accepted between midday on October 6, 2015 NZST and midday on October 27, 2015 NZST.
  • There is no limit for the number of nominations that can be submitted per volunteer for IVHQ Volunteer of the Year.
  • Once the nomination period has closed, IVHQ will select a panel of finalists from the nominees. Finalists will be notified by IVHQ via email and asked to create a volunteer profile to be published on the IVHQ Volunteer of the Year awards page on the volunteerhq.org website.
  • Finalists who fail supply their volunteer profile by the time specified by IVHQ, will be ineligible for the voting stage of the IVHQ Volunteer of the Year Awards.
  • Votes for IVHQ Volunteer of the Year can only be accepted between midday on November 10, 2015 NZST and midday on November 24, 2015 NZST.
  • Votes for IVHQ Volunteer of the Year will only be accepted via the volunteerhq.org voting platform.
  • There is a limit of one vote per email address per week for the IVHQ Volunteer of the Year.
  • Each vote for IVHQ Volunteer of the Year must be confirmed by the voter clicking on the relevant link delivered to his/her inbox upon voting.
  • Voting will be monitored and any entries with automated votes from the same IP address may be disqualified from the awards.
  • The winner of the IVHQ Volunteer of the Year will be notified via email and the announcement will be published on the volunteerhq.org website and IVHQ social media channels.
  • The finalist with the most votes will be awarded the title IVHQ Volunteer of the Year and the opportunity to participate on the IVHQ volunteer program of their choice for 2 weeks. 
  • The award will cover the cost of the Registration Fee and 2-week Program Fee, return airfares to the program destination (up to the value of US$1,500), and comprehensive travel insurance.
  • Volunteer must participate on the chosen program within 12 months of voting closing.
  • Decision for IVHQ Volunteer of the Year is final and not subject to negotiations.
  • The winner must agree to IVHQ General Terms and Conditions.

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