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Join Hanover's Youth Engagement Team (YET) - Sign Up Now!

We are looking for youth (5th through 12th grade) interested in improving their leadership skills through the Youth Engagement Team (YET) workshops. Workshop dates are January 17; February 21 and March 21.

Trainings will focus on strength based leadership concepts, creating opportunities for youth leaders to practice being an agent of change and build confidence in their leadership abilities. Members of YET will work collaboratively with the Hanover community to expand the reach of community service projects. Sign up Here!

Nominations Now Open for Hanover’s 2019 Spirit of Volunteerism Awards


Through Hanover’s annual Spirit of Volunteerism Awards, the Hanover County Board of Supervisors and the community pay tribute to outstanding Hanover County residents as well as individuals and groups whose volunteer service benefit the citizens of Hanover County.

Each individual or organization may submit up to two nominations. The 8 categories are as follows:

 Spirit of One                                    Spirit of Family

 Spirit of Inspiration                          Spirit of Youth

             Spirit of Dedication                          Spirit of Youth-Team (new 2019)

             Spirit of Team                                  Commitment to Community


All Nominees will receive: a signed certificate from the Hanover Board of Supervisors, their service profiled in the Spirit of Volunteerism Celebration booklet and a nominee gift presented during the Celebration.


Award Recipients will receive: an engraved plaque and a financial donation will be made in their honor to the tax-exempt organization/school or government program for which they volunteered and designated on the nomination form.

Award Recipients will also be nominated to the statewide Governor’s Community Service and Volunteerism Awards.

Category Details and Nomination Guidelines (PDF)

Submit your nomination OR Download the nomination form (PDF)

Award Recipients will be announced during
Hanover’s Spirit of Volunteerism Celebration

Mark Your Calendars to Attend
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 from 7-9 p.m.
Hanover High School Auditorium

The Public is Invited - Guest Host: Andrew Freiden, NBC 12 Weather Anchor

Reservations will open in March

Special thanks to our Award Sponsors: Rappahannock Electric Cooperative; Ashland Walmart; Copy Cat Printing; Covenant Woods, Grace Community Presbyterian Church; Hanover Chamber of Commerce; and Virginia Credit Union. 

Photos from our 2018 Celebration

Volunteer With Us

View our volunteer opportunities online. View more details about these and other opportunities below, including youth volunteering and Hanover Global Youth Service Day.

Serve on a Board of Supervisors Appointed Committee

Volunteer in Your Community

Need Volunteer Hours for Court?

Need More Help?

Contact us at 804-365-4300 or by email.