Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards – nominations due 7/15!


NOW OPEN! Nominations are due July 15, 2016.

Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards Nominations: Arizona’s Top Honor for Volunteer Service

The Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 15th Annual Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards.  Please nominate a deserving individual or group in your community for what is considered to be the highest volunteer award in Arizona.

Award Categories Include:

  • Lifetime Community Service: Individuals who have exemplified the ideals of service over 25 years.
  • Service to Others: Individuals 18 years of age or older at time of nomination.
  • Inspired Youth Leadership: Youth (17 years and younger) and Youth Groups.
  • Stewardship: Business, Faith-Based, Nonprofit, and Public Entities.

Those selected as this year’s recipients of the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award will be honored at a special reception in November.  Click here to access the Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards nomination form.

Nomination Guidelines:

  • Volunteers may be nominated by anyone or may nominate themselves.
  • Volunteer service must be performed in Arizona and may not include hours served as part of academic credit.
  • Nominee’s volunteer organization must serve the community at large (not limited to its own members).
  • In the event that a nominee is submitted multiple times, the review panel will consider only the first nomination form submitted.
  • The Commission on Service and Volunteerism reserves the right to award one or more recipients per category and reserves the right to withhold distribution of an award of a category if deemed appropriate.
  • Any youth, adult, group or business compensated by salary or any other means from the organization that benefit from their services is not eligible to receive an award.
  • Previous recipients are not eligible for nomination.

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