2016 Volunteer of the Year
Cathy MacGregor was chosen Volunteer of the Year for
her countless hours spent helping with the planning
and preparation of the Canoe Journey. For
learning and preserving the traditions and for her
passion to share this knowledge with children,
youth, adults, elders and staff through her
teachings. Many more people have been exposed
to cedar bark pulling, preparation and weaving as a
result of her volunteerism. She has made
herself a very knowledgeable contact person for
Jamestown culture and crafts. Also, her
willingness to help when help is needed in the
kitchen, or anywhere else.
Nominees for Volunteer of the Year Award
The Volunteer of the Year
award is intended to go to that individual or group who has shown selfless generosity
by volunteering a significant contribution
of time and talents in service to the Tribe and its mission.
To be eligible, the
nominee must be an adult or youth who provided volunteer service
unrelated to paid activities or employment in service to the Tribe.
Any or all of the
following attributes and actions may apply to the nominee. These
criteria will be used to select the Volunteer of the Year:
The nominee contributed a
needed service to community and contributed to the overall goals and
mission of the Tribe.
Involvement of the
nominee was voluntary, significant, above and beyond.
The volunteer helped
program participants realize their potential, or mobilized other
volunteers or the public.
volunteered for a variety of projects and events; the quality and
value of work was exemplary or extraordinary.
The individual improved
the ability of the Tribe to provide quality activities or services
and/or helped fulfill the mission of the Tribe.
contribution of time, talents and service and/or length and
frequency of service is significant. The nominee’s actions have been
ongoing and sustained; the volunteer demonstrates a willingness to
contribute and is consistently available and reliable.
The volunteer has shown
exceptional dedication, leadership, kindness/compassion, or
this individual has developed a special relationship and interaction
with the Tribal community.
The volunteer met unique
challenges by initiating new programs or activities or using new
methods to solve problems.
A Volunteer of the Year
they can also be found in the Administration Building lobby. Forms
should be sent to Ann Sargent in the Office of the CEO by July 21,
2017. The selection committee will announce and recognize the
Volunteer of the Year in the Tribal newsletter and at the Tribal
Picnic in August.