The Youth Board in collaboration with the Youth Bureau hosts a Youth Awards Dinner event each year to recognize the dedication of Putnam’s outstanding youth and adult volunteers.

Due to the ongoing health crisis, the date & location of the “36th Annual Youth Awards Dinner” will be determined at a later date.

“DEADLINE”
All nominations must be received no later than Friday, December 4, 2020

 

YOUTH VOLUNTEER NOMINATION GUIDELINES
“NOMINATIONS FOR PRIOR YOUTH AND ADULT AWARD WINNERS ARE NOT ACCEPTED”

  • Must be a high school student who resides in Putnam County or attends a high school within Putnam.
  • Volunteer Service performed in 2020 is required; volunteer work from the past 4 years will be considered.
  • Must be an active volunteer & must have performed a minimum of 1 year of community service in Putnam County; 1-4 years of service will be considered.
  • Volunteer work benefitting the Putnam community is desired; service outside Putnam will be considered.
  • Volunteer service performed for people, organizations or the community must have been unpaid.
  • Only individual volunteers are eligible for this award; volunteer groups will not be considered.
  • Nominator may serve as a Reference (unless the nominator is a parent or relative of the Nominee).

ADULT VOLUNTEER NOMINATION GUIDELINES
“NOMINATIONS FOR PRIOR YOUTH AND ADULT AWARD WINNERS ARE NOT ACCEPTED”

  • Must be over 21 years of age and must live or work in Putnam County.
  • Must have performed at least two (2) consecutive years of volunteer work with Putnam Youth.
  • Volunteer work with Putnam County Youth from previous years will be considered.
  • Volunteer service must have been unpaid and must have benefitted Putnam County residents.
  • Only individual volunteers are eligible for this award; volunteer groups will not be considered.
  • Nominator may serve as one of the volunteer’s three (3) required references (unless the nominator is a relative.

”Qualities Considered for Award Selection”
▪ Commitment ▪ Effectiveness ▪ Leadership ▪ Initiative ▪ Creativity

 

UPON RECEIPT OF THE NOMINATION FORM, THE NOMINEE WILL BE NOTIFIED & INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE PROVIDED

 

QUESTIONS/INQUIRIES:
Contact the Youth Bureau (845) 808-1600 Ext 46113 or youthawards@putnamcountyny.gov

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN THE YOUTH OF PUTNAM COUNTY!
SPONSORED BY THE PUTNAM COUNTY YOUTH BUREAU & PUTNAM COUNTY YOUTH BOARD
110 OLD ROUTE SIX – BUILDING 3 – CARMEL, NY 10512
PHONE (845) 808-1600 EXT. 46113