Youth Award

Youth volunteers in New Tecumseth, aged 15- to 24-years-old can be honoured with the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers. This medal recognizes the outstanding contributions of young volunteers in Ontario.

Learn more about the eligibility criteria and selection process.

Submitting a nomination

You can complete the Youth Volunteer Nomination Form online or pick up a copy at the Administration Centre.

You can submit your nomination in-person at the Administration Centre in Alliston or mail it to:

Town of New Tecumseth
Clerk/Director of Administration Services
10 Wellington St. E.
Alliston, ON L9R 1A1

For more information, you can call the Clerks Department or Administration Services at 705-435-3900 or email Administration Services.


The deadline to submit your nomination is January 15 of each year.

Approval process

After you submit your nomination, the Clerk's office forwards the nomination to Council. Council then selects the inductees for that year.

We will contact both the inductee and the submission's author with next steps for the awards celebration that year.

Medal presentation

The medals are presented at a special ceremony at Queen's Park and hosted by the Lieutenant Governor. This usually takes place in May each year. Along with the medal, each recipient receives a framed certificate and lapel pin.

Awards presentation

Awards are presented at our annual Canada Day celebration.

New Tecumseth recipients of the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers

  • 2018 – Ethan Lemcke and Alex Bruce
  • 2017 – Mariah Hynes and Katelyn Vanhezewyck
  • 2016 – Aaron Carnovale and Haley Kyle
  • 2015 – Tristan Alward and Michaella Hynes
  • 2014 – Jennifer Seo and Gavin Wills-Drury
  • 2013 – Nolan Danvers and Emillee Hernandez
  • 2012 – Tyler Dumont and Kyle Bonnyman
  • 2011 – Cassandra D'Aessandro and Cassandra Harris
  • 2010 – Chevoum Morrison and Zechariah Gill
  • 2009 – Cathleen King and Brittany Murphy