Monday, April 27, 2009

President's Volunteer Service Awards

The President's Volunteer Service Awards are a great way to promote volunteerism in your organization or schools. Use this award as a way to recognize youth volunteers and adult volunteers who have done exemplary volunteer work. It's easy, it shows volunteers that they are a part of a broad volunteer movement, and it's exciting to reward folks for good work!

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Any individual, family, or group can receive Presidential recognition for volunteer hours earned over a 12-month period or over the course of a lifetime at home or abroad. The following are the eligibility requirements for each age group:

Presidential Volunteer Service Award Criteria - Bronze Level
Kids: 50 to 74 hours

Young Adults: 100 to 174 hours
Adults: 100 to 249 hours
Family & Groups: 200 to 499 hours

Presidential Volunteer Service Award Criteria - Silver Level.
Kids: 75 to 99 hours

Young Adults: 175 to 249 hours
Adults: 250 to 499 hours
Family & Groups: 500 to 999 hours

Presidential Volunteer Service Award Criteria - Gold Level.
Kids: 100 hours or more

Young Adults: 250 hours or more
Adults: 500 hours or more
Family & Groups: 1000 hours or more

President’s Call to Service Award Criteria
All Ages: 4,000 hours or more of volunteer service (over a lifetime).