Opera Volunteers International is proud to honor individuals and groups whose generous gift of time and talent have made exceptional contributions to the success of opera in their communities.

Partners In Excellence

Opera Volunteers International’s long established program allows member support groups to honor a valued volunteer or mark an important milestone or achievement in their organization’s history.  Applications are due February 1.

Projects Of Special Merit

OVI has recognized excellent programs created and implemented by volunteers for many years beginning with its “Resource Competition” and “Resource Showcase” awards. Members are now encouraged to submit successfully completed projects to the”Projects of Merit” program.  Applications are due February 1.

President’s Volunteer Service Award

OVI is an Official Certifying Organization for the President’s Volunteer Service Award, an initiative of the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation. It will be awarding Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards and certificates based on a range of volunteer hours of service. Members will be invited to recommend candidates. Follow the link to the official site for more information.