President's Award
 
   

About the Award

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  


About the President’s Volunteer Service Award

The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center is the area’s Certifying Organization for the President’s Volunteer Service Award.  The President’s Volunteer Service Award is the premier volunteer award program, encouraging a life of service through presidential recognition.  Recognizing and honoring volunteers sets a standard for service, encourages a sustained commitment to civic participation and inspires other to make service a central part of their lives.

 

Award Criteria

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Any individual, family or group that meets the program’s criteria can receive Presidential recognition for volunteer hours served over a 12-month period or over the course of a lifetime.  Criteria for recognition are:

  • Recipients must be United States citizens or lawfully admitted permanent residents of the United States.
  • Awards are issued for hours served within a 12-month time period or over the course of a lifetime.
  • Awards are issued for volunteer service only.  Additional levels of participation with the organization, i.e. charitable support, are not a factor considered for the award.
  • Court-ordered community service does not qualify for the award. 
  • Awards are issued by approved Certifying Organizations.
  • Service must be with an organization that is legally established in the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or one of the territories.

Included in the Award
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Award recipients will receive:

  • The official President’s Volunteer Service Award pin
  • A personalized certificate of achievement
  • A congratulatory letter from the president of the United States

Award Eligibility
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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:

  • Kids: Age 5-10
  • Teens: 11-15
  • Young Adults: Individual Age 16-25
  • Adults: Individual Age 26 +

 

 
Bronze Level Service Award Criteria
Kids: 26 to 49 hours
Teens: 50 to 74 hours
Young Adults: 100 to 174 hours
Adults: 100 to 249 hours
Family & Groups: 200 to 499 hours
 
Silver Level Service Award Criteria
Kids: 50 to 74 hours
Teens: 75 to 99 hours
Young Adults: 175 to 249 hours
Adults: 250 to 499 hours
Family & Groups: 500 to 999 hours
 
Gold Level Service Award Criteria
Kids: 75 hours or more
Teens: 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
Lifetime Achievement Award Criteria
All Ages: 4,000 hours or more of volunteer service over a lifetime. 
 

 

 

Award Application Process
 
Once you have registered, you can click here to the Service Award Application Packet.

 

Register by filling out this online form:      


 

Paying for the Presidential Award
 
The processing fee is $30. Click below to make your secure online payment or make a check out to the Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center and mail it to:
                     TNVLC
                     Attn: President's Award
                     PO Box 3374
                     Durham, NC 27702
 
 
 
Questions? John Rich 919-681-1835

 


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