Individual Awards: Persons
There are five opportunities to recognize specific people whose volunteer efforts have such an impact that they are role models for others to emulate.
Volunteer of the Year
Recognizes an individual who has provided significant service to his/her community through volunteerism and serves as a role model to others in his/her community.
Youth Volunteer of the Year
Recognizes an individual under the age of 20 who has contributed to the life of someone in his/her community or to the improvement of the community through volunteer efforts.
Outstanding National Service Volunteer
Recognizes an individual who has demonstrated outstanding commitment and service over and above the requirements of their routine service assignments as a Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, *VISTA or Learn and Serve participant.
Outstanding Service-learning Practitioner
Recognizes excellence in Service-learning implementation by an educator, service learning coordinator, or other practitioner in the field of K-12 Service Learning.
Outstanding Public Sector Volunteer
Recognizes an individual volunteering under the auspices of a public agency (state, county, regional, municipal, or federal*). The recipient will demonstrate effectiveness, commitment and significant contributions to meeting a local or statewide need.
*Federal agency must be one other than the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Excellence in Volunteer Administration
Recognizes excellence in leadership of volunteers and administration of a volunteer program by a salaried or non-salaried professional who works with volunteers to provide service to others.