2019 Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards: Applications due by Friday, April 5, 2019

Nominations for the Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through Friday, April 6, 2019. These awards recognize the important contributions that Delaware’s Youth volunteers, 17 years old and younger, make to their communities. Award recipients will be honored on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at a special ceremony at Polytech Adult Education Conference Center.

Success Won’t Wait volunteer Matthew McNeill, pictured here with Success Won’t Wait co-founder Vincenza Carrieri-Russo, is a former winner of the Governor’s Outstanding Youth Volunteer Service Award.

The awards honor young Delawareans volunteerism in the areas of arts and culture, community service, education, environment, health, human needs, public service and social justice/advocacy. Volunteer efforts must have been performed during 2018; though prior volunteer activity can also be highlighted to show long term commitment. The nominated individuals and group members must be seventeen years old or younger.

Nominations must be delivered by Friday, April 5, 2019, to the Office of Volunteerism, Attn: Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards, c/o April Willey Williams State Service Center, 805 River Road, Dover, DE 19901 or emailed to dhss_VolunteerDelaware@state.de.us.

For more information or to apply, please visit Volunteer Delaware.

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