Volunteer Spotlight: Sharon Webb

By Jennifer Lo

To celebrate National Volunteer Week we are highlighting winners from the 2012 AFL Queensland Volunteer and Coach Awards

Today we recognise the 2012 Junior Club Volunteer of the Year winner, Sharon Webb from Brisbane.

The award for the Junior Club Volunteer of the Year is presented to a hard working volunteer at the junior club level.

Winners of this award display outstanding commitment and dedication to their junior club, and have the willingness to go beyond expectations to provide the best environment for club participants, families, volunteers and sponsors.

Sharon is the Treasurer of the Caboolture JAFC and committee and foundation member of the Elimbah JAFC. She is also President of the Elimbah SS P&C and committee member of the Elimbah Sports Recreation Association.

The establishment of new club Elimbah would have been an uphill struggle without the input of Sharon’s hard work, and her loyal commitment to the Caboolture JAFC, demonstrates her passion and drive to further develop the sport.  

At new club Elimbah, Sharon has fulfilled a variety of roles including mentoring new committee members, the set up and assistance of the canteen on training nights, the set up and cooking sausages of sausages, packing up on match days and educating and training new volunteers.

Sharon somehow manages to balance life on one plate. She has greatly benefited both clubs in addition to her own personal roles (work and her family) and takes so many extra hours out of her own life to go beyond anyone expectations.

Nominations for the 2013 AFL Queensland Coach and awards close Friday 26th July 2013, and regional level winners are recognised at league level end-of-season functions. These winners also automatically become state level nominations.

The AFL Queensland State Volunteer and Coaching Awards Dinner is a highly prestigious event held in September, where all state level awards are presented.

The most prestigious award, AFL Queensland Volunteer of the Year, receives a once in a lifetime experience including 2 tickets to the 2013 AFL Grand Final with all flights and accommodation included and the opportunity to walk in the AFL Grand Final Parade which attracts 100 000 fans each year.

CLICK HERE to nominate  

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