Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards
The mission of the Governor's Volunteer Service Awards is to promote an ethic of service and volunteerism and to recognize volunteer efforts that strengthen communities and improve quality of life for Arizonans.
A statewide panel of judges will recommend the award recipients, with announcement in April. The Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism will host a reception to honor the 15th Annual Award recipients in November 2016.
Nominations are being accepted for the following categories:
Lifetime Community Service - Individuals who have exemplified the ideals of service over 25 years or more
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, Public Entities
The Service Enterprise InitiativeThe Service Enterprise Initiative serves to strengthen the capacity of nonprofits to fundamentally leverage volunteers and their skills to address community needs.
Service Saturday showcased organizations that serve families afterschool who also acknowledged their greatest volunteers. Service Saturday is a new way to recognize Arizona volunteers.