WAILUKU – The County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Concern’s Volunteer Center invites local non-profit and government agencies to nominate their favorite Volunteer Heroes. The awards program will be featured as part of the Volunteer Center’s annual Celebration of Service during National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, 2015.
The purpose of the Volunteer Hero Program is to recognize volunteers for their outstanding community service and giving back to help others.
“This awards program is a wonderful opportunity for your organization to say ‘Mahalo’ to that special person who gives so freely of their time,” said Volunteer Center Coordinator Wendy Stebbins.
Volunteer Heroes will be recognized on Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Mayor Alan Arakawa at a Celebration of Service. All Volunteer Heroes will receive a certificate of appreciation, lei and a recognition token from the County of Maui Volunteer Center.
Nominations may be submitted by non-profit or government agencies; only one application per organization is allowed.
Applications can be found online at www.mauicounty.gov/VolunteerCenter; under the “Agency” tab, click on “Volunteer Hero Program.” Deadline to submit an application is Friday, Feb. 20.
For more information on volunteering in Maui County, visit www.handsonmaui.com. You can also contact Wendy Stebbins, Volunteer Center Coordinator, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 270-7150.