The President’s Volunteer Service Award

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Break the Outbreak is a Presidential Service Award Certified Organization. Qualifying volunteers can earn the GoldSilver, or Bronze level award from volunteering under our organization based on their volunteer service hours in a 12-month period. For people who want to challenge themselves, there is even a President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for people who volunteer for at least 4000 hours in their lifetime!

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Volunteer Eligibility

Quoted From the President’s Volunteer Service Award,

  • United States citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States (i.e., green card holder)
  • Must be at least five years old
  • Completes eligible service within a 12-month period

Eligible Service:

  • Unpaid acts of volunteer service benefitting others

Eligible Service does not include:

  • Donating funds
  • Political lobbying (Non-partisan voter registration is an eligible activity)
  • Religious instruction
  • Conducting worship service
  • Proselytizing
  • Volunteer service performed as part of court-ordered community service
  • Serving only family members
Age GroupBronzeSilverGoldLifetime Achievement Award*
Kids (5–10 years old)26–49 hours50–74 hours75+ hours4,000+ hours
Teens (11–15)50–74 hours75–99 hours100+ hours4,000+ hours
Young Adults (16–25)100–174 hours175–249 hours250+ hours4,000+ hours
Adults (26+)100–249 hours250–499 hours500+ hours4,000+ hours

See Volunteer Eligibility Requirements for more information about eligibility and criteria.

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