JCB Heroes

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JCB Workwear is searching the country to find the nation’s most heroic tradespeople, in a new community campaign entitled JCB Heroes.

We want to reward those who volunteer their time to help charities, good causes or local community groups with a special award in recognition of all their hard work, plus a 12-month clothing sponsorship worth over £500.

Applicants must work in the construction or agriculture industries or be a professional tradesperson.  They should either volunteer their time or their expertise to help others and make a positive impact on a community group or not-for-profit organisation to be in with a chance of winning this prestigious award.

We’re proud to have Jarina Choudhury, Volunteering Consultancy Development Officer of NCVO and Laura Doughty, Deputy Chief Executive of Volunteering Matters on our judging panel for the JCB Heroes Awards.

To be considered for the award, please fill in your details below:

Deadline for entries is 30th June.

  • Please enter the organisation or cause you volunteer for.
  • So that we can contact you to discuss your entry
  • Please tell us a little bit about what you do for the organisation you volunteer for to help us judge entries.

We will never pass any of your details on to any third parties.

Meet our JCB Heroes Judges

Laura Doughty: Deputy Chief Executive of Volunteering MattersLaura Doughty

Laura joined Volunteering Matters in 2014, spending over a year as the Director of External Affairs & Income Generation before becoming the Deputy Chief Executive, and led on the successful rebrand of the organisation.

Prior to joining Volunteering Matters, Laura was Deputy Chief Executive at Stonewall, the gay equality charity. Laura spent the first 18 years of her career in the private sector, including working for the Guardian and Observer Newspapers, Talk Radio and Viacom Outdoor (Exterion Media) where she was National Sales Director.

Jarina Choudhury: Volunteering Consultancy Development Officer of NCVOJarina Choudhury colour

Jarina develops consultancy and training services with the aim of improving volunteering practice across the public, private and voluntary sectors. She has first-hand experience of leading teams of refugee and migrant volunteers for a Big Lottery-funded programme, Building the Big Society.

Previously, Jarina delivered two Department for Education funded contracts for the National Council for Voluntary Youth Services, supporting local youth sector organisations, and redesigned Bond’s training to improve quality and impact.