Reminder: 6 Months Left for President’s Volunteer Service Awards.

Do you like to help animals, support the elderly, honor veterans, fight hunger, care for children, clean up outdoors, or combat homelessness?

Earn a Bronze, Silver, or Gold Medal doing just that! Compass is a certifying organization for the President’s Volunteer Service Awards (PVSA). Established in 2003, this award honors individuals who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to volunteer service over the course of 12 months. Compass students ages 5-18 can earn an award doing volunteer work. For our teens, a PVSA award, or several, will be a noteworthy honor on future college or scholarship application.

There are still 6 months left to get involved in the President’s Volunteer Service Award program?

Earning an award is simple! Set up an online account, link your account to Compass, and enter your hours as you complete volunteer work. Your volunteer work does not have to be completed just for this award: it can be work you already do through Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, your church or youth group, civic club, or with your family.

Our volunteer year runs from September 1 through August 31 each year, so you still have 6 months to get involved. Plan now to do community service work over spring break, throughout the summer, or a little each week!

For details about eligibility, getting started, and what does/does not count, see the PVSA page on the Compass website.