The Volunteer Leadership Award was established to recognize the many achievements of Saskatchewan Writers' Guild members through their volunteer support of the Saskatchewan literary community.
In 2007 the Guild Board changed the name to the Hyland Volunteer Award, named after Gary Hyland who, through volunteer efforts on behalf of the Guild and within the community of Moose Jaw, made a significant contribution to the Saskatchewan writing community. He received the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal and was made a Member of the Order of Canada in recognition of these contributions.
Nominators are asked to submit a letter as well as the prepared nomination form. This letter should include a description of the nominee's involvement in the Writers' Guild or the writing community. The description should be as complete as possible, since it will be used as the basis for the nomination.
The letter should include the following:
Applications should be typed.
Previous Winners of the Hyland Volunteer Award (previously the SWG Volunteer Leadership Award)