How to apply for the Delaware Outstanding Youth Volunteer Service Awards

2015, Success Won't Wait Christine McNeill
Charter School of Wilmington senior Christine McNeill collect books for the Delaware based literacy non-profit Success Won’t Wait.

Nominations for the Governor’s Outstanding Youth Volunteer Service Awards are now being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism. This is a wonderful way to recognize the impact Delaware’s youth volunteers, 18 and younger, have through community service. Award recipients will be honored at a special ceremony on May 19, 2016 at Polytech Adult Education Conference Center.

Individuals and groups volunteering in the following service categories will be chosen; Arts/Culture, Community Service, Education, Environment, Health and Special Needs, Human Needs, Public Safety, Social Justice/Advocacy.  Nominees must have volunteered the hours during the 2015-2015 school calendar year.  Nomination packets must be delivered to the State Office of Volunteerism by Friday, April 8, 2016.

Why Nominate?

  • These awards are a wonderful way to capture and highlight all the ways our young people are contributing and giving back to Delaware.
  • Winners receive a framed certificate and picture of them accepting the award.
  • Winners and their organizations are highlighted in press releases and social media.
  • Great way to highlight school and community organizations accomplishments throughout the State of Delaware

For the official nomination form, please click here. If you have any questions, or would like the Office of Volunteerism to review your packet before submission, please contact April Willey by email at or by calling her at 302-857-5006.

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