Awards

Carol Ritter Wright Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service

The Carol Ritter Wright Award for Volunteer Service recognizes an individual volunteer or a volunteer group for their outstanding volunteer service in the Greater Rochester Area.

CRITERIA:

  • Community Needs and Solutions
  • Ongoing Involvement
  • Impact
  • Innovation

The Carol Ritter Wright Award will be presented at the annual RAAVS symposium, giving recognition to the volunteer and the organization.

If you believe there is a person within your organization that is deserving of this recognition please complete the enclosed nomination form and mail it to
RAAVS
PO Box 10721
Rochester, NY 14610

All nominations must be postmarked by April 28, 2019.

Jerry Bennett Excellence in Volunteer Administration Award

 Named after a pioneer in the field in the Rochester Area, The Jerry Bennett Excellence in Volunteer Administration Award recognizes an individual who demonstrates outstanding achievement in professional management and volunteer engagement as a volunteer administrator, coordinator or manager. Their competencies result in the effective delivery of services and support their organization’s mission and goals.

The Jerry Bennett Excellence in Volunteer Administration Award will be presented at the annual RAAVS conference, giving recognition to the organization and the volunteer administrator.

If you believe there is a person within your organization that is deserving of this recognition please complete the enclosed nomination form and mail it to
RAAVS
PO Box 10721
Rochester, NY 14610

*** All nominations must be postmarked by April 28, 2019.

The nomination forms and cover letter for the Jerry Bennett award are attached below. 

Carol Ritter Wright Volunteer Service Award 2018

 Andy LaManna with Meals on Wheels

Jerry Bennet Award 2018

Lani Sherrill with Girl Scouts of Western New York