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Congratulations to our 2017 Volunteers of the Year! Thank you for your continued service and the positive impact you've made to our High Desert community.


Volunteers of the Year are local volunteers that have been nominated and selected based on their individual contributions to the community. Currently, volunteer nominations are closed; organizations wishing to nominate a specific volunteer may do so prior to the 2020 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. Information on the 2020 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner will be provided prior to the event.


Volunteer of the Year winners:  Hesperia Recreation and Park District's John Warburton, Hesperia Animal Shelter's Cherie Shannon and VVAPL Humane Society's Emily Caruth.


The City is proud to offer advertising incentives for active organizations in the Volunteer Network. By simply posting available volunteer opportunities that your organization has a need for, you will qualify for the City's quarterly advertising reduction. This incentive is only available to active Volunteer Network organizations. For more information, give us a call at (760) 947-1019 or simply email us at

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