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Nominate someone for Arizona’s top honor for volunteer service

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2017 Recipients Of The Governor's Volunteer Service Awards. Photo Courtesy Governor's Office Of Youth, Faith And Family

The Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 17th Annual Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards.

Please nominate a deserving individual or group in your community for what is considered to be the highest volunteer award in Arizona. For more information, please visit:

NOMINATIONS ARE DUE: August 1, 2018.

Award Categories

Lifetime Community Service:
Individuals who have exemplified the ideals of service over 25 years.

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.

Service to Community:
Business, Faith-Based, Nonprofit, and Public Entities. Category also includes other groups that serve in the public interest including: service clubs, fraternal organizations, community groups, and school/college/university-based organizations.

Service Enterprise Champion:
A Points of Light Institute certified Service Enterprise that actively promotes the Arizona Service Enterprise Initiative.

Those selected as this year’s recipients of the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award will be honored at a special reception in December.

Click here for the nomination form

2017 Commission Partners include, AARP Arizona, Arizona Exposition State Fair, ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teacher’s College community Engagement Programs, ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation, Northern Arizona University Civic Service Institute, Harkins Theatres, Comcast-Tucson, Cox-Tucson, Grand Canyon University, KMSB/KTTU Tucson, SRP, United Way of Pinal County, United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona.