Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards nomination deadline extended to August 20th

Governor's Outstanding Volunteer AwardsNominations for the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through Aug. 20. These awards recognize the important contributions made by Delaware’s volunteers, 18 and older, to their communities.

Individuals, organizations, community groups, and corporate volunteerism can be nominated for volunteer efforts in 2017 in the areas of:

  • arts/culture
  • community service
  • economic opportunity
  • education/literacy
  • environment
  • health & special needs
  • healthy futures
  • human needs
  • public safety
  • social justice/advocacy
  • veterans/military families

“The 2018 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards provides an excellent opportunity for organizations to recognize volunteers for their service and also serves to highlight best practices.” said Kanani Hines Munford, Senior Administrator in the State Office of Volunteerism and Executive Director of the Governor’s Commission on Community and Volunteer Service. “Now is the time to nominate individuals and groups for their exemplary service.”

“The Commission advocates for volunteerism and encourages Delawareans to nominate those exemplary groups and individuals who selflessly give their time and their talents to the communities they serve,” said Georgeanna Windley, Chair of the Governor’s Commission on Community and Volunteer Service, of the 2018 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards.

Nominations must be delivered by Aug. 20, to:

Office of Volunteerism
Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards
c/o April Willey
Williams State Service Center
805 River Road
Dover, DE, 19901

or emailed to dhss_VolunteerDelaware@state.de.us.

The Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards are sponsored by the Office of the Governor and are coordinated by the Division of State Service Centers’ State Office of Volunteerism and the Governor’s Commission on Community and Volunteer Service.

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is not in partnership with, or affiliated with, this organization, or the selection committees in any way. This post is simply intended to inform Back to Basics’ clients and readers about relevant opportunities for children, youth, and adults.

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