Maine Commission for Community Service is seeking nominations for all categories of the annual Governor’s Service Awards to celebrate and honor the work and leadership of Maine volunteers of all ages. Awards for outstanding individual volunteers and organizational volunteer programs will be presented at the Maine Volunteer Leadership Conference on October 15 in Orono.

The commission is introducing five new nomination categories: Employee Volunteer of the Year, Outstanding Volunteer Team, Excellence in Youth Service Development, Outstanding Employee Volunteer Program and Service Enterprise of the Year.

In total, 11 award recipients are selected from nominations by a panel of volunteer reviewers that includes past award recipients, commission members and community representatives.

For more information on Governor’s Service Awards, including nomination instructions, visit