VOSAP president's volunteer service award

Good news VOSAPians! Volunteering at VOSAP can now help you get the prestigious high tier Volunteering Certificate: President’s Volunteer Service Award from The US President.

 

The US “President’s Volunteer Service Award” is a prestigious and national award in the US, given for a high tier volunteering service. It is a civil award bestowed by the President of the United States. Established by executive order by George W. Bush, the award was established in 2003 to honor volunteers that give time, hours per year helping others through the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation. The award can be granted to individuals, families and organizations located throughout the United States, depending on the amount of service hours completed.

It is an opportunity to honor most outstanding volunteers and recognize the impact they make. Only Certifying Organizations can certify volunteers’ eligibility for the PVSA and order awards.

VOSAP has been recognized as one such approved organization to give out the PVSA recommendation for its volunteers. With this approval, Volunteers of Voice of SAP in the USA are now eligible to receive PVSA.

The Eligibility:

  1. United States citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States.
  2. Must be at least five years old.
  3. Completes eligible service within a 12-month period.

Hours of volunteering service:

Age Group Bronze Silver Gold Lifetime Achievement Award
Kids (5–10 years old) 26–49 hours 50–74 hours 75+ hours 4,000+ hours
Teens (11–15) 50–74 hours 75–99 hours 100+ hours 4,000+ hours
Young Adults (16–25) 100–174 hours 175–249 hours 250+ hours 4,000+ hours
Adults (26+) 100–249 hours 250–499 hours 500+ hours 4,000+ hours

 

Guidelines for Volunteering with VOSAP under PVSA Program

 

VOSAP is a certified organization to reward volunteers with PVSA for their volunteering activities with VOSAP. At VOSAP, you can volunteer by doing various activities. Here are indicative Guidelines for volunteers. Final decision for recommendation for PVSA will be taken by the VOSAP Committee.

Volunteering Activity Credit For Volunteering Hours
Taking Pledge to Volunteer using VOSAP Mobile app 1 hour
Inspiring Family and friend to take a pledge to volunteer using VOSAP App  
For every 5 Volunteering Pledge 1 Hour
For every 10 Volunteering Pledge 2 Hour
For every 25 Volunteering Pledge 6 Hour(1 bonus hour)
For every 50 Volunteering Pledge 15 Hour(5 bonus hour)
Volunteering Activity Credit For Volunteering Hours
Rating of Accessibility of public place/building using VOSAP Mobile app  
For Rating of 5 Places 1 Hour
For Rating of 10 Places 2 Hour
For Rating of 25 Places 6 Hours (1 bonus hour)
For Rating of 50 Places 15 Hours (5 bonus hours)
Volunteering Activity Credit For Volunteering Hours
Refer a Friend on www.voiceofsap.org VOSAP Website by Email  
For every 10 Referral 1 Hour
For every 20 Referral 2 Hour
For every 50 Referral 6 Hours (1 bonus hour)
For every 100 Referral 15 Hours (5 bonus hours)
Volunteering Activity Credit For Volunteering Hours
Refer VOSAP Art Gallery on www.voiceofsap.org  
For every 5 Referral 1 Hour
For every 10 Referral 2 Hour
For every 25 Referral 6 Hours (1 bonus hour)
For every 50 Referral 15 Hours (5 bonus hours)
Volunteering Activity Credit For Volunteering Hours
Policy related Research work in Disability Sector (Part Time)  
4 Weeks 60 Hour
8 Weeks 120 Hour
12 Weeks 180 Hours
Approved VOSAP Post on Inspiring Stories of Person with Disabilities, Article, Solutions, News etc. 10 Hours
Serving at VOSAP Booth/ Events Actual Hours

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