LEADING WAVE ~ Volunteer Recognition Program

This is a bi-monthly volunteer recognition program built to highlight the star volunteers who are “driving the cultural current” of WAVE Foundation.  This program is designed to align our monthly volunteer recognition program with Newport Aquarium’s “Leading the Way.” The actions do not have to take place during the assigned periods. However, the actions should match the themes listed below.

THE THEMES

Action Ambassador:: this volunteer chooses to take action such as picking up plastic on the beach during their vacation, purchasing sustainable seafood or using a reusable straw to find ways they can include the mission of WAVE in their daily life. Lead by doing.

Action Ambassador: this volunteer chooses to take action such as picking up plastic on the beach during their vacation, purchasing sustainable seafood or using a reusable straw to find ways they can include the mission of WAVE in their daily life. Lead by doing.

Wonder Creator: this volunteers’ infectious excitement engages our community in memorable moments that will last a life time. Someone who lifts the team with their eagerness.

Conservation Leader: this volunteer has inspired others to take conservation action in different aspects of their life; this individual acts innovatively to create new conservation stewards.

Engagement Expert: this volunteer is intentional on sharing their passion and enthusiasm for WAVE’s mission with everyone. They find an opportunity to engage our community, share their enthusiasm and passion for our ambassador animals.

 

Knowledge Navigator: this volunteer takes every opportunity to educate our community about WAVE, the Aquarium and our environment. Mentoring through education and understanding… Inspiring the actions of others to help our environment.

Passion Player: This dedicated volunteer comes in ready to share their passion and energy for the missions of WAVE Foundation and Newport Aquarium. Selflessly gives of time, talent and energy.

 


Nominate a Volunteer for Volunteer of the Month

The VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH Award is our symbol of achievement, recognizing special service to our guests and each other. The VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH Award Program offers every member of the team the opportunity to say “Thank You” in a visible, personal way.

The pursuit of excellence does not end with achievement. It begins there. The VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH Award Program celebrates the exceptional service that we are striving to provide every day in all our dealings with guests and each other.

You don’t have to be a volunteer or employee at Newport Aquarium in order to nominate someone for Volunteer of the Month.  If you have seen a volunteer go above and beyond the call of duty and you think they deserve recognition, click below to download the Volunteer of the Month Nomination Form, fill it out, and email to volunteer@wavefoundation.org.

Volunteer of the Month Nomination Form


To view previous Volunteers of the Year and Volunteers of the Month, click on the year below:

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