Jerry Bennett Excellence in Volunteer Administration Award

Criteria: The Nominee's exemplary performance reflects competency in seven areas of volunteer administration. The nominee demonstrates ethical behavior and a commitment to continued professional development.

PART I.  Please provide a short description of how, within the last year, the nominee has demonstrated competency in each area. Please include details on the impact of their work.

  1. How does nominee access, develop, and implement volunteer recruitment initiatives that meet the needs of the agency?
  2. How does the nominee develop and implement orientation and initial training? What creative initiatives has the nominee developed to engage volunteers in continuing educational / learning opportunities?
  3. How does the nominee manage the volunteer program to meet the needs of the agency (fiduciary, compliance and personnel)?
  4. How does nominee manage effective program, keeping volunteers engaged, happy and advocating for the organization?

PART II.  The Association of Volunteer Administration (AVA) sites specific ethical standards as the hallmark of the volunteer management profession.  Those who mobilize, direct and motivate volunteers should exhibit the following ethical values:

  • Citizenship and Philanthropy
  • Respect and Responsibility
  • Caring
  • Justice and Fairness
  • Trustworthiness

Describe specific examples of how nominee has demonstrated at least three of the professional values listed above.

PART III.  Please list professional development opportunities the nominee has participated in to strengthen their professional knowledge.

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

All nominations must be postmarked by April 28, 2019.

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

Next Event

Jan
14
Tue
8:15 am January Program Meeting @ Goodwill of the Finger Lakes - ABVI entrance
January Program Meeting @ Goodwill of the Finger Lakes - ABVI entrance
Jan 14 @ 8:15 am – 11:30 am
3rd Meeting – Houston We Have a Problem (Extended) “I’m sorry Dave, I can’t do that” – Hal When things don’t go as planned do you scrub the mission?
Mar
12
Thu
8:15 am March Program Meeting @ The Girl Scouts of Western New York, Door #9
March Program Meeting @ The Girl Scouts of Western New York, Door #9
Mar 12 @ 8:15 am – 9:30 am
4th Meeting – Maintaining Orbit Keep your satellites on their charted course with a bit of spit and polish.
May
12
Tue
8:15 am May Program Meeting @ The Girl Scouts of Western New York, Door #9
May Program Meeting @ The Girl Scouts of Western New York, Door #9
May 12 @ 8:15 am – 9:30 am
5th Meeting – The TARDIS Training, Awards, Recognitions, Delegation, Information, Support – Mission Accomplished?

 The Jerry Bennett Excellence in Volunteer Administration Award

Lani Sherrill with Girl Scouts of Western New York