Seeking Nominations for 2017 Volunteer of the Year Award

“Every set of hands make the work lighter and the applause louder. We place a high value on volunteerism and community partnerships. Our pursuit of the greatest, safest camper experience will always include recruitment and retention of caring and qualified volunteers.” 

The Double H Ranch is currently accepting nominations for the 2017 Volunteer of the Year award. Each year, the Double H Ranch selects an individual, organization, or group that exemplifies the art of giving back in its purest form, volunteerism. This prestigious award has been established in honor of Ron and Kathy Phelps for their exceptional dedication to the Double H Ranch and most importantly “The Kids.”

Criteria for Nomination:

  • Nominee must have volunteered within the past 12 months for a Double H Ranch program or event
  • Nominee meets the outlined 6 core values:

Core Value #1
Compassion for Those We Serve

Core Value #2
Ambassadorship and Stewardship of Programs

Core Value #3
Flexibility as a volunteer

Core Value #4
Respect for Confidentiality

Core Value #5
Self Awareness

Core Value #6
Mission Support

The recipient of this annual recognition award will receive a plaque at a designated event and an identical plaque will be proudly displayed at the Double H Ranch to honor the gift of volunteerism and our extraordinary volunteers. To submit a nomination, download and e-mail the completed form to Max Yurenda at myurenda@doublehranch.orgor submit online below by Wednesday, November 15th.


2017 Volunteer of the Year

  • Please provide the number of years the nominee has been affiliated with the Double H Ranch and in what capacity:
  • Please describe and give examples of what this individual/organization has done to demonstrate this core value.
  • Please give specific examples of how this has been accomplished by the nominee:
  • Express how the nominee demonstrates respect for the staff and organization while being flexible to the needs of the children and trained staff by citing specific examples of the nominee's flexibility.
  • Please describe how the nominee is respectful of the confidentiality of campers and communications shared in their capacity as a volunteer.
  • Please describe how the nominee demonstrates the ability to recognize one's strengths and weaknesses while adapting to an ever-changing environment. Additionally, please describe how this individual or organization puts their own needs aside for the betterment of others.
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