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Gina Hansen wins top volunteer administrator award

Tucson, Nov. 4— Volunteer Resources Manager, Gina Hansen, is being awarded the Volunteer Administrator of the Year award from the Southern Arizona Volunteer Management Association.

Gina Hansen, the Volunteer Resource Manager for Habitat for Humanity Tucson will be honored Jan. 16, 2020 at the Southern Arizona Volunteer Management Association Awards, which recognize all levels of volunteerism including individuals, nonprofits and corporations. Gina has worked with volunteers for over 10 years.

Gina poses in a pink button down blouse and hands on hips.

According to Patty Peth, a community volunteer who volunteered under Gina and nominated her for this award, “Gina’s commitment to volunteerism and engagement shines through in many ways. From recruiting, training, retention and recognition, Gina really cares for the volunteers she works alongside of and takes great pride in the success of her programs.”

“It is an honor to share this award with so many wonderful volunteers,” says Gina. “I love tapping into something that meets our desire for purpose driven work. When you nurture what is best in your volunteers, you hold some powerful change makers in your hands!”

About Habitat for Humanity

  • Habitat for Humanity Tucson was founded in 1980, the first affiliate in the Southwest.
  • Mission: Creating a more compassionate and just world, Habitat for Humanity Tucson brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.
  • Habitat accomplishes their mission by building and repairing homes in partnership with the community and local families.

About Southern Arizona Volunteer Management Association

  • SAVMA was established in 1996 as a professional association for volunteer administrators. Its mission is to promote excellence in volunteer program management, provide educational programs, leadership, information and resources as well as networking opportunities and support Southern Arizona’s volunteer community.
  • This is the second year for the SAVMA Awards. The 2020 awards will be held Jan. 16 at the Tucson Convention Center Ballroom. Tickets are available now.

To learn more about this year’s honorees and get updates on all things volunteer, visit