Volunteer Service Awards

Each year, Boston Cares recognizes outstanding volunteers who have achieved over 100 hours of service over a 12-month time period with a Volunteer Service Award. Our reporting time period runs from September 1, 2016, through August 31, 2017.




 

 

 

THE PRESIDENT'S VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD CRITERIA
The PVSA is issued through the Federal Government and has specific requirements. Boston Cares asks that all volunteers read below and confirm you are eligible for the PVSA.

  • Recipient(s) must be a United States citizen or a lawfully admitted permanent resident of the United States.
  • Awards are issued for service 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 approved Certifying Organization that is legally established in the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or one of the U.S. territories.
*self-reported hours are included.



BOSTON CARES SERVICE CHAMPIONS AWARD CRITERIA
  • Awards are issued for service 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.
  • Service must be with an Organization that is legally established in the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or one of the U.S. territories.

*self-reported hours are included.


Any questions about eligibility or receiving this award should be directed towards Allegra Marra at amarra@bostoncares.org or 617-422-0910 ext. 206.