Governor’s Volunteerism Awards
Nomination period for 2014 GOVERNOR'S VOLUNTEERISM AND COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS has closed. The deadline to submit a nomination was 5:30 pm on Wednesday, February 19!
These annual awards are presented on behalf of the Governor of Virginia in partnership with the Virginia Office on Volunteerism and Community Service (OVCS) at the Virginia Department of Social Services and the Governor’s Advisory Board on Service and Volunteerism. The awards recognize the significant contributions of Virginia citizens to the life and welfare of the Commonwealth and its people.
- 2014 Nomination Form and Frequently Asked Questions (Word document)
- Guide to Writing Award Winning Nominations (PDF document-revised for 2014)
- Online Nomination Form - Nominations closed at 5:30pm on February 19
- Summary of Award Winners from 1996 - 2013 (PDF document)
Recipients of the Governor's Community Service and Volunteerism Awards exemplify the following characteristics:
- Engage in the creation, organization, and/or mobilization of volunteers, groups and resources that are involved in projects benefiting the greater community.
- Demonstrate sustained commitment to meeting community needs.
- Utilize unique and creative approaches to meeting needs.
- Develop and foster the virtues and skills of civic engagement and social responsibility.