"This is such a wonderful event to honor volunteers! Everyone involved at VCSJ makes it so nice; we always look forward to this evening."

-Heather Marquette, Gloucester County Library System.   

Nominate Extraordinary Volunteers Today!

We honor those who serve by recognizing individuals, businesses and nonprofits who make a difference in our community.

Join us at the biggest volunteer recognition event in South Jersey, dinner and networking, followed by an awards celebration.

We also invite nonprofits and like minded businesses to recognize their volunteers and employees with a Volunteer Star!



These awards are available to nonprofits and businesses that want to recognize their volunteers and staff. It is NOT a nomination process, as all names submitted for awards in the Community Awards category receive an award. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to enjoy an evening with your team.

Volunteer Manager of the Year

This honor recognizes achievement in the creation, implementation and leadership of an effective volunteer program to meet social need. Submit volunteer manager names here.

Volunteer Star Award

This award provides a public platform for local nonprofits and businesses to recognize volunteers whose unwavering commitment has served as an example and an inspiration to the entire organization. Submit volunteer names here.

President’s Volunteer Service Award

These awards offered at the bronze, silver, gold and lifetime level – recognize the valuable contributions of volunteers nationwide who are answering the U.S. President’s call to serve others.  Recipients receive a signed letter from the President, and a service pin. Minimum age is 5. Yes, kids can earn these awards too! Submit volunteer names here.


The final recipient of each of the three awards listed below is selected by the Volunteer Center’s judging committee. There is no minimum hour requirement.

Greg Davis Community Service Award

Honors a leader who has consistently gone above and beyond to make his/her community a better place through their commitment to volunteerism and selfless acts of service. Nominate a volunteer here.

Distinguished Youth Service Award

This award recognizes community leaders between the ages of 14 and 23 who have made a great impact in the community. Nominate volunteer names here.

Corporate Community Service Award

This award honors a socially responsible company with an exemplary commitment to service in their community. Nominate a company here.

Nonprofit of the Year Award

This award honors a Volunteer Center Nonprofit Partner and selected by the VCSJ Team.