what people are saying.
Great job on The Board Match! This was our first time participating and it was really beneficial to our agency! The training was very thorough and helped us to improve our board development, too.
- Susan Roberts, Executive Director, Girls on the Run of the Bay Area
We're shining a spotlight on those making a difference in your community!
Each spring The Volunteer Center celebrates outstanding volunteers, nonprofits and businesses at a signature event highlighting volunteerism: Hats Off: A Celebration of Volunteer Heroes! (Invitation only)
You’re invited to attend the event on June 11th if you've nominated someone for one of the Bay Area Volunteer Awards by May 22nd. Click on the award title to link to that specific online nomination form. Please read the instructions on the form before completing the nomination.
2014 Bay Area Volunteer Awards:
2014 Volunteer Choice Award
2014 Community Spirit Award2014 Excellence in Nonprofit Volunteer Management Award
2014 Nonprofit Board Leader Award
2014 Corporate Community Involvement Award
A special thank you to for sponsoring such a meaningful event!2013 Award Winners
2013 Volunteer Choice Award
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco
2013 Community Spirit Award Betty DeForest, South Hayward Parish 2013 Nonprofit Board Leader Award
Garen Corbett, Spark
2013 Corporate Community Involvement Award
2012 Award Winners
2012 Volunteer Choice Award
St. Anthony Foundation
2012 Community Spirit Award Kimberly Jew, Upwardly Global 2012 Excellence in Nonprofit Volunteer Management Award
STAND! For Families Free of Violence
2012 Nonprofit Board Leader Award
Paul Cox, Swords to Plowshares
2012 Corporate Community Involvement Award
Charles Schwab and Co., Inc.
2012 Corporate Community Champion AwardShepard Pollack
2011 Award WinnersCorporate Community Involvement Award WinnerUnited Business Media LLPExcellence in Nonprofit Volunteer Management Award WinnerCommunity Alliance for LearningNonprofit Board Leader Award WinnerPhil Estes, Larkin Street Youth ServicesCommunity Spirit Award Winner
Dr. John Ngai, Operation AccessVolunteer Choice Award Winner
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCATo download a list of previous years' winners click here!