The award is for a Full or Associate member of the FCRC who has demonstrated excellence in financial counselling service delivery.
Examples could include but are not limited to:
Successful advocacy on a case that displayed innovation or original thinking
Resolving a complex financial counselling case
Developing and presenting innovative Community Development/ Education initiatives
The type of financial counsellor who will receive this award will be a financial counsellor who has recently completed the Diploma of Community Services (Financial Counselling) or who is an Associate member currently completing the diploma.
The nominee must have less than three years’ membership with FCRC.
The board will be looking for examples which demonstrate outcomes that exceed expectations for a financial counsellor that is relatively new to the sector.
Applicants may self-nominate if they wish.
Nominators must provide a summary of why their colleague would be a worthy recipient of the award. In addressing the criteria, nominators could outline how the nominee has helped their community over and above their job description as a financial counsellor. Nominators may attach supporting materials.
The nominee does not need to be notified of their nomination. We do however encourage you to disclose your nomination to ensure that the person you intend to nominate accepts the nomination.
Presentation: The award is to be presented at the FCRC Conference Dinner, 10 October 2019.
The recipient does not need to be present at the awards presentation in order to be eligible. A proxy can accept the award on the recipient's behalf. It is up to the nominator to arrange this beforehand.
The FCRC Board will consider nominations in light of relevant criteria and information supplied in the nomination form and attachments.
Once a decision is made, no further correspondence will entered into as to how it was arrived at.
The closing date for nominations is 25 September 2019