Volunteers give of themselves freely with no thought of compensation beyond the joy of helping others. As a result, the quality of life for residents and patients is enhanced by volunteers’ special programs and talents. Nominate an individual or group who has made a difference in your center!

(If you wish to nominate a volunteer in more than one category, please submit this form again with the new category selected.)

  • Nominee Information

  • Nominator Information

  • About the Nominee(s)

  • Selection Criteria

  • In a narrative, please explain why your nominee deserves to be named the VHCA-VCAL Adult, Teen, or Group Volunteer of the Year. Additional materials or letters may be attached. Your statement should include these specific points:
    1. What kind of activities does the volunteer participate in?
    2. What does this activity accomplish?
    3. How do residents and the nursing center benefit from the efforts of the volunteer?
    4. Does the volunteer have any special skills or talents?
    5. Does the volunteer make a unique contribution?
    6. Has the volunteer initiated any new programs or projects?
    7. If the nominee has recruited others to volunteer, how many?
    8. Is the volunteer active in any civic or community groups that enable him/her to enhance the image of your residents, center, or long term care?
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: txt, doc, docx, pdf.
  • Accepted file types: jpg.
    High-resolution digital headshot of the nominee.
    Please submit high resolution image files (minimum of 1200 pixels wide)
    Max Size per Image: 3MB
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg.
    Please submit high resolution image files (minimum of 1200 pixels wide)
    Max Size per Image: 3MB
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: txt, doc, docx, pdf.
    At least three (3) letters of recommendation that support your nomination. Criteria for letters:
    1) Letters may not exceed one page.
    2) Letters must be printed on official letterhead
    and signed.