Volunteer of the Year

Do you want to thank a healthcare volunteer who changed the lives of those residents in your facility? Nominate that person, or group, for The North Dakota Long Term Care Association (NDLTCA) Volunteer of the Year! At NDLTCA’s Annual Convention in Bismarck, NDLTCA will honor volunteers who have made significant contributions to the quality of life of long-term care residents. Following are the requirements for nominations for volunteers of the year.


Volunteer Categories: (all nominees must have served in your facility for at least one year before being nominated!)

Adult: An individual 20 years of age or older. (Adult duos…husband & wife, mother & daughter, father & son…would be nominated as a Group)

Young Adult: 20 years and younger.

Group: two or more individuals working together.


All nominees must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Nominations in each category must be submitted by the first Friday in February. You can email nomination forms to casidie@ndltca.org, or mail them (postmarked by February 2, 2024) to NDLTCA, 1900 N. 11th St, Bismarck, ND 58501.
  • Candidates for the awards must be nominated by a NDLTCA member facility.
  • Volunteers must have served in a member facility for at least one year.
  • Volunteer activities must contribute to the emotional, social, and mental well-being of residents.
  • If a facility nominated a winning candidate last year, the facility is not eligible to nominate in the same category this year but may  nominate in the other categories.


Selection Criteria:

  • Volunteer’s involvement in activities which demonstrate that the volunteer helps residents realize their potential.
  • Volunteer’s length and frequency of service.
  • Volunteer’s role in initiating new programs for residents; and
  • Volunteers contacts outside the facility which enhance the image of the long-term care profession.


Recognition of Recipients:
To show volunteer winners how much we, as a profession, appreciate their efforts on behalf of long-term care residents, NDLTCA will make the awards presentations at our convention and will be submitted for the National Award. Details on this process will be sent to the award recipients shortly after they are notified of their selection.


Member Facility Role:
Please encourage your staff to use this opportunity to show their appreciation for the contributions made by long term care volunteers.

Nominations can be submitted to:
Mail to 1900 N. 11th Street, Bismarck, ND 58501 (postmarked by February 2, 2024)
E-mail to: casidie@ndltca.org

2024 Volunteer of the Year Winners