Volunteer Nominations 2023
Community Fund of Darien is honored to acknowledge extraordinary volunteers at
local or national nonprofit organizations who are current residents of Darien. Nominations are due March 11, 2023. The Volunteer Celebration will be on April 25, 5:30-7:00pm at the Darien Community Association.
Outstanding Emerging Volunteer (18 years and younger) –
Honors an individual who is 18 years of age or younger who has dedicated their
time and talent to make a significant volunteer contribution to improve the
Outstanding Adult Volunteer – Honors an individual who is 19
to 64 years of age who has dedicated their time and talent in community
Outstanding Senior Volunteer – Honors an individual who is
65 years of age or older who has dedicated their time and talent in community
Outstanding Volunteer Duo – Honors two people who volunteer
together for a cause and who have made an impact.
Outstanding Volunteer Family – Honors a family that has made
volunteerism a core value and contributes significant time to help their
Outstanding Volunteer Team – Honors a group of 3 or more
volunteers who are not related, and who – through collaborative volunteer
efforts – have made a significant volunteer contribution to an organization.
Outstanding New Volunteer – Honors the person who is new to
their volunteer role with one year of service or less and who has shown impressive
dedication and performance.
Organizations and individuals may nominate one volunteer in each category.
Honorees will be selected based on the following qualities:
- Action: The involvement of the nominee was active and hands-on, not just a figurehead
- Commitment: The nominee’s sincere belief in the
- Time: The time that was contributed by the
nominee was consistent
All nominated volunteers must meet the following criteria:
- All nominees must residents of Darien, CT.
- The volunteer should be one that has not previously been recognized.
- The volunteer should have made a special contribution during 2022.
- Each organization or individual may nominate one person.
NOMINATION DEADLINE IS SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2023
Nominated volunteers and their nominators will be contacted and the Volunteer Celebration will be held at the Darien Community Association, 274 Middlesex Road, Darien on Tuesday, April 25 from 5:30-7:00pm.