Welcome to the Volunteer Center! Here, you’ll be able to search for volunteer opportunities, find out about non-profit events that are happening in Door County and learn about the incredible benefits of volunteering. We know that our Door County community members are willing to help, it’s just that they don’t always know where the help is needed. The Volunteer Center is your one-stop site for all things volunteer! Click a link, take a look around and find out where your help is needed!
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16th Annual Golden Heart Recipients Announced Created On 10/9/2017
April 19, 2018 - The Volunteer Center of Door County celebrated the 16th Annual Golden Heart Volunteer Celebration “Volunteers- The Heart of the Community” honoring the incredible work of Door County volunteers and the agencies they serve. The 2018 award recipients are:
Adult: Lori Vorpahl, representing many different organizations
Environmental Stewardship: Gretchen Recupero Schmelzer, Crossroads of Big Creek
Group: Door County Habitat for Humanity Construction Volunteers
Youth Scholarship: Olivia James Van Den Heuvel
Karl May Lifetime of Service Award: Shirley Senarighi, representing many different organizations
GOLDEN HEART VOLUNTEER AWARD NOMINATIONS
2019 GOLDEN HEART VOLUNTEER AWARD NOMINATIONS
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2019
The Volunteer Center presents the Golden Heart event to affirm and celebrate the vital, life-changing contributions volunteers make in Door County, highlight the local nonprofit agencies through which volunteers work, and raise awareness of local volunteer opportunities. A panel of engaged citizens, independent of the Volunteer Center, review all nominations to select Golden Heart recipients in each category. Each nominee attends the event as our dinner guest and is individually recognized. Youth recipients have applied via scholarship form and will receive a $500 academic scholarship. The other category recipients will receive $500 to donate to a Door County charity of their choice as well as an individually handcrafted art piece by Chad Luberger of Plum Bottom Pottery.
Nominations will be submitted electronically. Please click the Nomination Form link below and fill out the submission form. Thanks!