Girl Scout Adult Volunteers Awards and Recognitions
At Girl Scouts of Nassau County we value all of our volunteers and recognize the contributions they make in developing girl leaders. We commend those individuals who provide service to Girl Scouting that is "above and beyond" the expectations of their volunteer position. GSUSA awards and Girl Scouts of Nassau County awards are intended for those volunteers who provide exemplary service.
The following two Pins are not awarded by nomination. Each Leader / Volunteer should complete their own application and either send it in or drop it off at the front desk.
Recognizes an adult member registered with GSUSA for her /his years of active volunteer service at five year intervals 25 years and above at a Council Event.
Is awarded to a Registered Adult member for years in Scouting including years as a Girl Scout and as an adult in 5 year intervals 25 years and above at a Council Event.
2013 NOMINATION DEADLINE FOR THE FOLLOWING AWARDS IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2013.
The following Awards are reviewed by the Adult Recognitions Committee composed of Volunteers from GSNC with a staff liaison. These awards will be presented at the 2013 Adult Recognitions Event on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at Long Island University C.W. Post Campus, Hillwood Commons Auditorium from 2:00pm - 4:00pm. Reception immediately following.
The Appreciation Pin recognizes an individual’s exemplary service in support of delivering the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE). This service, which has had measurable impact on at least one geographic area of service, helps the council reach and surpass its mission-delivery goals for that area.
The Honor Pin recognizes an individual’s exemplary service in support of delivering the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE), which has had measurable impact on two or more geographic areas of service, allowing the council to reach and surpass its mission-delivery goals.
The Thanks Badge honors an individual whose ongoing commitment, leadership, and service have had an exceptional, measurable impact on meeting the mission-delivery goals and priorities of the entire council or the entire Girl Scout Movement.
The Thanks Badge II honors a previous Thanks Badge recipient who has continued to provide exemplary service in a leadership role, resulting in a measurable impact that benefits the total council or entire Girl Scout Movement.
This award will be presented to Volunteers that are nominated after receiving the Appreciation, Honor or Thanks Badge and have continued service for an additional five years. The Award Pin will depict a tree as a symbol of continuity, continued growth and service to Girl Scouts of Nassau County.
Volunteer of Excellence Award (replaces Outstanding Leader and Outstanding Volunteer Awards)
The Volunteer of Excellence Award recognizes those volunteers who have contributed outstanding service while partnering directly with girls in any pathway to implement the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) through use of the National Program Portfolio or who have contributed outstanding service in support of the council’s mission delivery to girl and adult members. The Volunteer of Excellence Award is presented to volunteers through their Association.
Please use the form below to submit your nomination. There is no deadline for this award.
*** Please note this award will not be received at the Adult Recognitions event. It will be awarded by your association.***