Skip to Content

Menu Navigation


Toolbar Options

Member Options


Breadcrumb

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.

Selection Criteria

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.