VOSAP Ignite | High School Volunteering
Youth is the present and future of a nation. It is important that the youth of today gets exposed to different opportunities of learning along with their early education years. If they are encouraged in the right direction, they can achieve much more in their career. Holistic learning involves volunteering for the community, it gives them exposure to real-time problem solving, management skills, fieldwork, and impact assessment.
With that thought in our focus and building on the success of the collegiate VOSAP Research Internship (VRI) program, VOSAP Ignite is designed to encourage young students to volunteer and strengthen the VOSAP mission of helping and promoting the empowerment of Specially Abled People.
25 motivated and compassionate students who are currently studying in 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade are selected after 2 months of a rigorous process of applications, screening, and selection for the Ignite program across High Schools of North America for 9 months of intensive volunteering program.
It will help encourage students to learn about disability, build a network, volunteer, and promote empathy and sensitivity in students towards Persons with disabilities and to nurture virtue of ‘Individual Social Responsibility
Selected students who are US citizens or Permanent residents are eligible for receiving the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) under the VOSAP volunteering program.
If you would like to learn more about the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA), visit the link https://www.voiceofsap.org/pvsa/