President’s Volunteer Service Award

Thousands of people volunteer and their hours of service add up.  The President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) is a great way to be honored for your help and dedication.

Award Criteria
This award is based on the number of volunteer hours served by child, adults or groups over specific amounts of time: either 12 months or a lifetime.  There are Bronze, Silver and Gold (annual) awards available for individuals and groups as well as a "Call to Service" lifetime award.

What do award recipient's receive?

The award can include a pin, personalized certificate and congratulatory letter from President Barack Obama.

Who can give the award?

Awards are given to volunteers by non-profit organizations, schools, civic and faith-based groups, businesses and government entities that are PVSA Certifying Organizations.

Become a Certifying Organization
There is no cost for an organization to become a Certifying Organization.  If an organization you help or are a member of is not a PVSA Certifying Organization, ask it to
sign up today. 


President’s Volunteer Service Awards that organizations confer to their volunteers does cost them a small amount of money.