Governor’s Volunteerism Awards
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.
Governor McAuliffe announced the recipients of the 2014 Governor's Volunteerism and Community Service Awards at a special ceremony at the Governor's Mansion on April 10. Read more about the 2014 Award Ceremony.
2014 Governor's Award winners
- 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.)
- 2013 Governor's Award winners
- 2012 Governor's Award winners
- 2011 Governor's Award winners
- 2010 Governor's Award winners
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.