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Teen Volunteer of the Year

  • Tuesday, July 21, 2009 4:12 PM
    Message # 197973
    Anonymous
    What qualifications do you look at for choosing Teen Volunteer of the Year? Do your teens work year round, or just certain times of the year?
  • Friday, September 18, 2009 3:24 PM
    Reply # 220257 on 197973
    Deleted user

    We do not have a teen volunteer of the year.  My personal pref. is to celebrate them individually for tasks or actions they do over or beyond - just something little. 

    We have teen volunteers year round, but do have 4-5x as many over the summer months.  Teens schedules allow for varried times in the summer therefore more opportunities for placements. 

     

  • Monday, September 21, 2009 9:41 AM
    Reply # 220973 on 197973
    Anonymous

    I have teens year round.  In May we do a Sr. Honors banquet to recognize our TAVs who are graduating.  We give certificates to the Srs., scholarships awards, and TAV of the Year.  Our TAV of the Year is a Sr. who the other TAVs feel has been an excellent example of a TAV.  The TAV has to be in good standing in order to win.  Believe it or not, the TAVs do a really good job in selecting the winner and it has not been a popularity contest. 

  • Tuesday, September 22, 2009 11:50 AM
    Reply # 221404 on 197973
    Anonymous

    Our local hospitals get together and host the "Mayors Outstanding Hospital Teen Volunteer" awards.  Each hospital chooses an outstanding teen from the summer programs.  The mayor writes a proclamation and usually comes to help present the awards.  Each teen receives a copy of the proclamation and gift card to the local mall.

    I don't know how the other hospitals choose their outstanding teen.  As for my hospitals, I and my staff person usually have no problem determining who to give it to...there is usually one that just stands out above the rest.

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