appreciation and recognition

Girl Scouts of Hawai`i believes that our volunteers are the lifeblood of the Girl Scout Movement. You give selflessly of your time and talents to help build girls of courage, confidence, and character.

 

 

 

 

Volunteer “Thank You!” Spotlight

Whether serving directly or indirectly with girls, the efforts of Girl Scout volunteers leave lasting impressions on both the girls and other adult volunteers.

If you know of an outstanding adult volunteer, please let us know! We will create a “Thank You” page below to honor and celebrate their efforts! To nominate a volunteer, send the volunteer’s name, Girl Scouts affiliation, a 100-word volunteer description, and a photo of them in Girl Scout action to gshi@girlscouts-hawaii.org!

GSUSA Recognitions

Girl Scouts of the USA nationally Recognized Awards
Deadline to apply for all awards is May 1st.

Volunteer of Excellence:  A year-round award which recognizes a volunteer who has contributed outstanding service while partnering directly with girls in any pathway to implement the GSLE. Girl Scout communities nominate volunteers for this award and then submit nominations to the Adult Award Committee. Please see the Criteria Page below for year-round submission deadlines.
Download the Criteria Page and Nomination Form here.

Appreciation Pin: Recognizes an adult Girl Scout who has delivered outstanding service to at least one geographic area, Girl Scout community or program delivery audience.
Download the Criteria Page and Nomination Form here.

Honor Pin: Recognizes an adult Girl Scout who has delivered outstanding service to two or more geographic areas or program delivery audiences.
Download the Criteria Page and Nomination Form here.

Girl Scouts of Hawai`i Council Recognized Awards
Deadline to apply for all awards is May 1st.

Outstanding Leader Award – Awarded for leadership so outstanding in nature that it merits recognition by the service unit.
Download the Criteria Page and Nomination Form here.

The President’s Volunteer Service Award -  The premier volunteer awards program, encouraging United States citizens or lawfully admitted permanent residents of the United States through presidential recognition to live a life of service.  Your recognition inspires others to take positive action to change the world.

Award Criteria

Any individual, family or group that meets the program’s criteria can receive Presidential recognition for volunteer hours served over a 12-month period or over the course of a lifetime.  Criteria for recognition are:

  • Recipients must be United States citizens or lawfully admitted permanent residents of the United States.
  • Awards are issued for service hours served within a 12-month time period or over the course of a lifetime.
  • Awards are issued for volunteer service only.  Additional levels of participation with the organization, i.e. charitable support, are not a factor considered for the award.
  • Court-ordered community service does not qualify for the award.
  • Awards are issued by approved by a Certifying Organization (Girl Scouts of Hawaii)
  • Service must be with an organization that is legally established in the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or one of the territories.

To get started, and start tracking your hours with a Record of Service, please click here: 

You will be asked for a Record of Service Key. The Girl Scouts of Hawaii’s Record of Service Key is RPZ-63726.

Record of Service Key

Provide your Record of Service Key to your volunteers for them to register your organization as their Certifying Organization. Your Record of Service Key is:

RPZ-63726

 
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