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Deadline extended -- New deadline date is
         April 19, 2024 at 5:00 pm 

 

DIrectors of volunteers in agencies (dOVIA) Sacramento invites you to submit nominations for our Three Awards

Youth Volunteer of the Year

Individual Volunteer of the Year

Volunteer Manager of the Year

Award Categories

Youth Volunteer of the Year

This award goes to a youth volunteer under age 21 who has contributed a minimum of 25 hours of service between January 2023 and December 2023. The winner receives a $500 Margaret Einspahr Memorial Award.

Individual Volunteer of the Year

This award goes to a volunteer over the age of 21 who has contributed a minimum of 25 hours of service between January 2023 and December 2023. The winner receives a $100 award to their organization.

Volunteer Manager of the Year

This award goes to a volunteer manager (paid or unpaid). The winner receives a $100 award to their organization in addition to a one year complimentary DOVIA Sacramento organization membership.

If you need assistance, email:  awards@doviasacramento.org

Eligibility

  • Agency where the individual volunteered or is a volunteer manager is a charitable, nonprofit or public organization between January 2023 and December 2023. 

  • All nominee volunteer organizations must provide service for the community at large. 

  • Groups providing members-only services are not eligible. 

  • Service organizations must endorse nominations. 

  • Volunteer service may have been performed on work release time, without pay or for student course credit. Out of pocket expense reimbursement is permissible. 

  • Volunteer service must have been performed in Sacramento, Yolo, Placer, El Dorado, Sutter, or Yuba Counties. 

  • Current DOVIA board members are not eligible for the Volunteer Manager of the Year award.

  • Nominated service work must have been performed between January 1, 2023 and December 31, 2023. 

  • Past winners of the three awards are not eligible to win. 

NOMINATION PROCESS

Step 1 (Required)

Complete one nomination form for each candidate and submit by April 19, 2024, 5 pm Pacific.

Click here for the nomination form!

Step 2 (Optional)

If available, submit a 30 second video explaining why your nominee(s) deserves to be honored OR of your nominee(s) in action. Pictures and videos will be used for promotional purposes including but not limited to the awards ceremony in May, on our website, and on our social media accounts.  You can upload the file at the bottom of the nomination form or send in an email to awards@doviasacramento.org.

JUDGES

A panel of community leaders, independent of DOVIA board of directors and members, reviews each nomination and chooses a winner in each category. Nominees will be contacted by DOVIA shortly after the nomination due date. 

Thank you Program SponsorS

  



Awards ceremony

DOVIA will introduce and honor all nominees and announce the winners with an awards ceremony on May 16, 2024 from 4-6 pm at Girl Scout Headquarters, 6601 Elvas Ave, Sacramento.  We encourage all nominees and nominators to attend on this special day.  Register here for the Awards Ceremony.


DOVIA (Directors of Volunteers in Agencies) Sacramento provides a forum for exchange of information on relevant issues for  professional volunteer managers and leaders of volunteers. Through collaborative efforts,  DOVIA Sacramento is committed to promoting service and emphasizing professional growth and development of the volunteer administration profession. 


Directors of Volunteers in Agencies
P.O. Box 162464
Sacramento, CA 95816

Phone:     916.542.0835

Email:       info@doviasacramento.org



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