Purpose of Award: The purpose of the Mayor's Award for Youth Volunteer Service is to honor outstanding youth who are making valuable contributions to the community through volunteer service in a wide variety of categories, such as health, recreation, arts, environment, education, public safety, civic service or other human services.

Qualifications for Award: The volunteer should either be a resident of Kettering, age 12 through 18*, or the volunteer service should be performed in Kettering. The volunteer activity can be in a structured setting or on an informal basis. Groups are eligible as well.

*If the Volunteer is 18 years old, they must still be in high school to qualify for the Youth Mayor's Award. If the volunteer is 18 years old and graduated from high school, they can qualify for the Adult Mayor's Award.

  • Please list the following information: When and where the volunteer activity took place. What the duties of the volunteer activity include. Why this volunteer deserves the award. What makes this youth outstanding.
  • List someone familiar with accomplishments of nominee.

The Mayor's Award for Youth Volunteer Service will be presented at a City Council meeting in April each year.  Questions should be directed to the Volunteer Administrator at 937-296-2433 or dawn.kirchner@ketteringoh.org.

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