2019 Outstanding Volunteer Awards

Loudoun Cares is currently taking nominations for the Loudoun County 2019 Outstanding Volunteer Awards

As nonprofit resources become stretched, more than ever before having dynamic, committed and talented volunteers really make a difference.  Each year Loudoun Cares recognizes and celebrates exceptional volunteers through its Outstanding Volunteer Awards program.

We invite you to nominate outstanding individuals and teams in Loudoun County who have provided distinguished community service during 2018. This is your opportunity to show appreciation to those deserving of public recognition.

NOMINATION PROCEDURE

  • Those eligible for nominations include individuals or teams whose volunteer services have benefited Loudoun County. You may submit a nomination for an individual person or a team of volunteers to be honored. Although honoree(s) do not need to be present to win, it is highly recommended that a representative be present. The awards ceremony will be held at: West Belmont Place at the National Conference Center
    18980 Upper Belmont Pl, Leesburg, VA 20176
     
    Friday, April 27, 2019 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Nominations must include a completed application.
  • Nominations must include a profile picture of the individual or team at the time of submission. Note: Additional photos and any supporting material, such as press clippings, pamphlets, etc. up to two pages in length may also be submitted at the time of submission. 
  • Submission Deadline: All Materials Must be Received by COB Wednesday, February 28, 2019

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • An individual or team may only be nominated for one applicable category. However, a team may be nominated for a team award while a member of that same team may be nominated for an individual award.
  • In order to award honorees, a category must receive at least two completed applications.
  • Loudoun Cares reserves the right to combine and remove categories as they see fit.
  • Individual honorees and their nominator will each receive complimentary tickets to the awards ceremony.
  • Team honorees will receive four complimentary tickets to the ceremony along with a ticket for the nominator.
  • Additional tickets can be purchased $20 per person from March 15th to April 20th at www.loudouncares.org

Outstanding Volunteer Awards Categories and Requirements

Adult Categories (19 to 65):
-Outstanding Adult Public Safety Volunteer
Nominees should be individuals, ages 19 to 65 as of December 31st, who have demonstrated outstanding service in the public safety field during 2018.

-Outstanding Adult Volunteer
Nominees should be individuals, ages 19 to 65 as of December 31st, whose individual efforts demonstrated outstanding service during 2018.

-Outstanding Adult Volunteer Team
Nominees should be a team, ages 19 to 65 as of December 31st, whose combined efforts demonstrated outstanding service during 2018.


Senior Categories (over 65):
-Outstanding Senior Public Safety Volunteer
Nominees should be individuals, ages over 65 as of December 31st, who have demonstrated outstanding service in the public safety field during 2018.

-Outstanding Senior Volunteer
Nominees should be individuals, ages over 65 as of December 31st, whose individual efforts demonstrated outstanding community service in 2018.

-Outstanding Senior Volunteer Team
Nominees should be a team of individuals, ages over 65 as of December 31st, whose combined team efforts demonstrated outstanding community service in 2018.


Youth Categories (18 & under):
-Outstanding Youth Public Safety Volunteer
Nominees should be individuals, through the ages of 18 as of December 31st, who have demonstrated outstanding service in the public safety field during 2018.

-Outstanding Youth Volunteer
Nominees should be individuals, through the ages of 18 as of December 31st, whose individual efforts demonstrated outstanding community service in 2018.

-Outstanding Youth Volunteer Team
Nominees should be a team of individuals, through the ages of 18, whose combined efforts demonstrated outstanding community service in 2018.


Specialty Categories (no age restriction):

-Outstanding Community or Civic Organization
Nominees should be a community or civic organization in Loudoun County which has demonstrated outstanding community service during 2018.

-Outstanding Corporate Volunteer Team
Nominees should be a corporate team based in Loudoun County (i.e. branch, office, etc.) which has demonstrated outstanding community service during 2018.

-Outstanding Volunteer Team
Nominees should be a team of a combination of ages who have demonstrated outstanding community service during 2018.

-Outstanding Volunteer Project
Nominees should be for a one-time event or project based in Loudoun County which has demonstrated outstanding community service during 2018.

-Outstanding Project Leader 
Nominees should be an individual who significantly led an outstanding community service project from start to finish in 2018.

Nomination Checklist:

• Submit a completed Application Form.

• Photo of nominated person or team. All file names should include individual/team name and nomination category along with a description of the file (i.e., profile, flyer, pamphlet, etc.).

• Deadline for application and all material: COB, Wednesday, February 28, 2019

• Award Ceremony: 

West Belmont Place at the National Conference Center
18980 Upper Belmont Pl, Leesburg, VA 20176
 
Friday, April 27, 2019 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm