Volunteer Arlington Award

Volunteer Arlington Award:

In recognition of a Volunteer Coordinator, paid or unpaid, who has done exceptional work with volunteer engagement.

  • A Volunteer Coordinator, paid or unpaid, responsible for the recruitment, training coordination, retention and recognition of volunteers
  • Has worked with the Arlington County government or an Arlington 501c3 nonprofit organization for at least three years
  • Exceeds the organization’s requirements in the following ways:
    • Leadership in the Community
    • Visionary Thinking
    • Servant Leadership
    • Ethics in thoughts, words and actions
    • Genuine passion for the needs and goals of the organization

Nomination and Award Timeline:

Volunteer Arlington Award nomination forms can be found here.  All nominations forms are due to Volunteer Arlington by Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 5:00pm.

March 1 -  Volunteer Arlington Award is announced.
May 1 -  Nomination forms are due to Volunteer Arlington. Please submit nominations to Lisa Fikes, Director of Volunteer Arlington, at lfikes@leadercenter.org with the subject, “Volunteer Arlington Award Nomination.”
May 2 - Nomination forms are sent to Volunteer Arlington Advisory Council for Evaluation.
May 9 -  Awardee is contacted by phone with a letter to follow.
May 10 -  Emails sent to other nominators.
July 24 - Award given at Arlington Cares: A Celebration of Volunteerism, 5:30pm - 7:30pm at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Associaion



2017 Volunteer Arlington Award Recipent

Melissa Kenney

Doorways for Women and Families