Service-Learning Practitioner Awards
Posted by National Youth Leadership Council on November 10, 2014
Don’t Miss Your Chance to be Recognized!
Are you or someone you know doing great service-learning work in the community? Have you completed a project or program that you think is exemplary? Why not get recognized for your work and apply for or nominate someone else for one of our awards! The deadline to nominate or apply is Friday, December 5. Awards will be presented on Saturday, April 11 at More Powerful Together, the 26th Annual National Service-Learning Conference. Learn more about each of the awards below!
Service-Learning Practitioner Leadership Award
The Service-Learning Practitioner Leadership Award recognizes those who have equipped young people to lead and serve, both through their direct work with youth and by nurturing other practitioners. Nominations are accepted from the general public, and a committee of leaders from the service-learning field will select the winners.
» Nominate a Practitioner
Youth Leadership for Service-Learning Excellence Award
The Youth Leadership for Service-Learning Excellence Award recognizes service-learning programs and projects that demonstrate outstanding youth leadership. This award focuses on projects that show a high level of youth initiative in all areas including identifying an authentic need, planning the service, and putting that plan into action. Teams of young people participating in service-learning projects can apply.
» Apply for the Youth Leadership for Service-Learning Excellence Award
Alec Dickson Servant Leader Award
NYLC’s Alec Dickson Servant Leader Award honors exemplary leaders who, by example, have inspired the service-learning field, have had a positive impact on the lives of young people, and have motivated others to take up the banner of service. This award is named for British humanitarian Alec Dickson (1914-94), whose vision, innovation, and commitment has inspired so many individuals to lead lives dedicated to service. His legacy continues to influence young people, teachers, agencies, schools, and communities.
» Apply for the Alec Dickson Servant Leader Award
G. Bernard Gill Urban Service-Learning Leadership Award
This award honors individuals who, by example, have played a leadership role in urban schools, communities, and the lives of young people. Bernard Gill, a beloved NYLC staff member, was a pioneering leader in the urban service-learning movement. He organized the first and successive National Urban Service-Learning Institutes and was passionate about the engagement of African-American males and the impact service-learning could make on their lives.
» Apply for the G. Bernard Gill Urban Service-Learning Leadership Award
Learn more about: More Powerful Together, the 26th Annual National Service-Learning Conference®
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