|Chandler Volunteer Recognition Awards
City of Chandler, the Chandler Non-Profit Coalition (CNPC) and For Our City are excited to present the 2013 Chandler Volunteer Recognition Awards in honor of the tremendous impact and contributions volunteers bring to our community.
This year faith groups, non-profits, schools, businesses or any other group with volunteers in Chandler are able to nominate individuals in any of the following categories:
1. Makes it Happen
This nominee works for many organizations, with the goal of contributing anywhere and everywhere, in any way they can.
This nominee is the most cheerful person in the place! They have the best personality, attitude, and they are always smiling. Their mere appearance brightens the area around them.
This nominee has worked for an organization for many years – they provide a commitment and dedication to their service that is awe inspiring.
This nominee brings creative and unique solutions to the job. Please share an example of the nominee’s on the job resourcefulness.
This nominee is strictly for youth, 17 and younger. This nominee can be dedicated, positive, and hardworking or somehow stand out among others.
6. Multi-tasker Maestro
This nominee is someone who takes on a diverse array of multiple assignments, jobs or objectives at the same time and can juggle them effectively, while accomplishing all of them successfully.
7. Strong Arms
This nominee is not afraid to take on any job no matter how “down-n-dirty” it may be. This nominee may also be called the “jack-of-all-trades” in an organization.
To nominate an individual online, click here. The deadline to submit entries is Friday, December 20, 2013.
Winners will be awarded at the annual Volunteer Recognition Breakfast in late January 2014. Email invites will be sent out the first week of January 2014. In addition, there will be two awards given at the event, the Mayor's Choice Award and the People’s Choice Award.
Did you volunteer a large number of hours in 2013? The City of Chandler and CNPC would like to recognize volunteers by sending those with over 1,000 hours a special lapel pin and certificate signed by the Mayor. Volunteers with over 100 hours will also get a certificate signed by the Mayor. Please talk to any faith-based group, Chandler Non-Profit Coalition, school, business or City Department where you volunteer and make sure your name is on the list to receive a certificate and/or pin.
If you have any questions about the awards or nomination process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for places to volunteer
For a list of current volunteer opportunities through For Our City - Chandler, click here.
Volunteer programs like For Our City–Chandler have the purpose of helping coordinate service needs of the City of Chandler and non-profit organizations with the service resources of faith-based communities, employers, business groups, and others in the Chandler area. To learn more about For Our City, visit www.forourcity.org
Want to volunteer at the City of Chandler? Click here for a list of Department contacts.
Click here to visit the Chandler Non-Profit Coalition web site.
Traditional Days of Service
Even small contributions of time and effort can make a world of difference in the lives of others. Please look for community projects or ideas of ways to volunteer on the following days of service:
• Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – January 20, 2014
• Cesar Chavez Day – March 31, 2014
• 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance – September 11, 2013
• Make a Difference Day – October 26, 2013
If you would like to be included on the For Our City mailing list, in which you can get up to date information on events and volunteer opportunities, please contact email@example.com.