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Volunteer of the Month

Nomination Requirements

What makes an individual uniquely qualified to be the Kids, Incorporated Volunteer of the Month is having the ability to make a difference in the lives of children through our sports programs. In today's world, children are in desperate need of quality adult mentors in their lives. Kids, Incorporated volunteers are critical to the overall success of our program. Individuals considered for this award should meet the following requirements:

All volunteers are eligible for nomination. An individual may receive the award only once.

The nominee must exemplify the goals and values of Kids, Incorporated by having the ability to carry out the organization's mission of providing children the opportunity to participate in the sport of their choice. Additionally, the individual must demonstrate support and encouragement of the social, mental, and physical well-being for all children involved.


  • Awards are issued for volunteer service only; additional levels of participation with the organization (i.e., charitable support) are not a factor considered for the award.
  • Court-ordered community service does not qualify for the award.
  • Places the emotional and physical well-being of players ahead of a personal desire to win
  • Treats each player as an individual and understands the range of emotional and physical development for the same age group
  • Does his/her best to provide a safe playing situation for all players
  • Leads by example in demonstrating fair play and sportsmanship
  • Doesn't engage in any form of unethical behavior that reflects poorly on children and Kids, Incorporated
  • Remembers that he or she is a youth sports coach, and that the game is for kids, not adults
  • Communicates well with parents in order to create a quality team environment

The names of all Volunteer of the Month recipients are inscribed on permanent recognition displays located in the Kids, Incorporated Warehouse. Additionally, recipients are treated to lunch with members of the Kids, Incorporated staff and presented with tokens of appreciation on behalf of the organization.

Nominations may be submitted by anyone. All nominations must be submitted online at Final decisions must be approved by the Director of Programs.


Do you know of a coach, parent, or other volunteer that has made an impact on your child? Nominate them for our Volunteer of the Month! Click the "Nominate Now" icon to complete the short online nomination form and tell us why this person has made a difference for Kids, Incorporated.