Nominations for the 2022 Governor's Youth Volunteer Service Awards will open in early 2022. Click HERE to receive an email when the nominations open. 

To be eligible for the Governor's Youth Volunteer Service Awards, the nominated individuals and group members must be 17 or younger during the time of service. Individual nominees must have volunteered a minimum of 100 hours and groups a minimum of 250 hours between January and December of 2020, although additional volunteer activity can also be highlighted to show long-term commitment. Volunteers will be honored in the following categories:

  • Individual: An exceptional individual 17 or younger who volunteers.

  • Team/Group: Two or more individuals who worked on the same project. 

  • Emerging Volunteer Leader: An individual 17 or younger who has demonstrated exceptional leadership abilities.

Governor's Volunteer Youth Service Award Archive