Arlington Cares: A Celebration of Volunteerism


The Nomination Award Process for the 2018 Volunteer Arlington Community Awards will begin in March 2018.

These awards will be presented at "Arlington Cares": A Celebration of Volunteerism" on July 24, 2018 at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.



Volunteer Arlington Lifetime Service Award

This award recognizes and celebrates an individual for whom volunteerism and service to others is a part of the fabric of their being. Whether through their organized volunteer work or through their pattern of consistently thinking of and acting on other needs before their own, this person’s life is an example of a life lived for their community.

Distinguished County Service Award

Given to an individual or group who, through volunteerism, have shown outstanding commitment and care to the citizens of Arlington.

Distinguished Corporate Service Award

Given to a private, Arlington business or corporation, or an employee volunteer group therof, that through volunteerism, has shown outstanding commitment and care to the citizens of Arlington.

Youth Volunteer Service Award (18 or Under)

Given to a youth who has chosen to go above and beyond service hour requirements. This award celebrates initiative, finding a passionate cause, and creating a way to make a significant impact in the lives of those other than oneself.

Family Volunteer Service Award

Given to a family who has made caring and volunteerism core values and whose work has included all ages in making a difference in Arlington.

RSVP Award

Representing the efforts of the RSVP Northern Virginia program, which works with volunteers ages 55 and older, this individual is 55 or over and has used their skills and interests to make a valuable, lasting impact in our community.

Volunteer Service Awards

These individuals volunteered more than 100 hours during the course of one year. They will also be recognized on the website.