Let's celebrate the outstanding work of our Girl Scout volunteers!
Consider nominating the outstanding volunteers in your area for a national Girl Scouts award. Select the award that best suits your volunteer's accomplishments. See the nomination criteria on page 123 of Volunteer Essentials.
Volunteer of the Year Nomination Form
Celebrates the work of a volunteer who has made a significant impact on the entire Council with their time, talent, and treasure in the last service year and which merits council-wide recognition. This award is only given to one volunteer per year, and candidates may not receive the award more than once. Nomination deadline: Feb. 1.
President's Award Nomination Form
Recognizes the efforts of a service-delivery team or committee whose exemplary service in support of delivering the Girl Scout Leadership Experience surpassed team goals and resulted in significant, measurable impact toward reaching the council’s overall goals. Nomination deadlines: Feb. 1 and Aug. 10.
Volunteer of Excellence Nomination Form
Recognizes those volunteers who have contributed outstanding service while partnering directly with girls in any pathway to implement the Girl Scout Leadership Experience through use of the national program portfolio or who have contributed outstanding service in support of the council’s mission delivery to girl and adult members. Nominations can be submitted at any time.
Appreciation Pin Nomination Form
Recognizes an individual’s exemplary service in support of delivering the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. This service, which has had measureable impact on one geographic area of service, helps reach and surpass the mission-delivery goals of the area. Nomination deadlines: Feb. 1 and Aug. 10.
Honor Pin Recognition Nomination Form
Recognizes an individual’s exemplary service in support of delivering the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, which has had measurable impact on two or more geographic areas of service, allowing the council to reach and surpass its mission-delivery goals. Nomination deadlines: Feb. 1 and Aug. 10.
Thanks Badge I and II Nomination Form
Honors an individual whose ongoing commitment, leadership, and service have had an exceptional, measurable impact on meeting the mission-delivery goals and priorities of the entire council or the entire Girl Scout Movement. Nomination deadlines: Feb. 1 and Aug. 10.
Letter of Endorsement for Volunteer Recognition Nominees
To be submitted by someone other than the nominator.