Nominations Now Open
All nominations due by: Monday, November 18, 2019.
Call 914-227-9307 or contact Elisabeth Vieselmeyer for more info.
2020 Volunteer Spirit Award Categories
Nominate a volunteer you know in one of these six categories.
We believe everyone can serve. And every volunteer deserves a chance to shine!
Education & Literacy Award
Honors volunteers dedicated to education and literacy through activities including, but not limited to, tutoring, adult literacy, library-based initiatives, early childhood education, and intergenerational programs.
Going Green Award
Honors volunteers who work to protect and beautify our environment and natural surroundings, advocate for the preservation of our planet and strive to instill these values for our community.
Quality of Life Award
Honors volunteers who work to improve the quality of life in the following areas, including, but not limited to, working to reduce illness, homelessness and poverty or assisting the disabled, elderly, and veteran populations, as well as those with substance abuse problems or mental disabilities.
Social Advocacy Award
Honors volunteers who advocate for and support the righting of injustice in our community in areas such as, but not limited to, human rights, minority rights, domestic violence, housing, and job preparedness.
Honors volunteers who have triumphed over personal challenges, such as, but not limited to intellectual or physical challenges, homelessness, incarceration, illness or another life-changing event, and been transformed through their volunteer service for a cause or nonprofit.
Youth Leadership Award
Honors volunteers (age 21 years or under) her/his/their outstanding volunteer service for a cause or nonprofit.
Event Sponsorship Info
Click to view all 2020 Sponsorship Opportunities
Please contact Elisabeth Vieselmeyer, Development Director, Volunteer New York! or call 914-227-9307 for more info.
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2020 Steering Committee
Joanne Kirkpatrick, Chair