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Volunteer Opportunities at SLVHS

There are many ways to volunteer out in the community. Below is a list of some common volunteer locations, though come see Charlotte in the counseling office if you are looking for more. 
 
Important: Click here for the Volunteer Hours Sheet. Students who wish to have their volunteer hours counted towards the President's Volunteer Service Award, a national recognition for community service, need to submit all their hours before March 27, 2020. More details on the Service Award can be found below.
Local Volunteer Opportunities 
 
President's Volunteer Service Award
 
Given by the White House, students whom complete a specific number of volunteer hours during a year can be recognized for this award. The period of when hours are counted is April to March and it is the students responsibility to submit their hours before the March deadline.
 
Required Hours
 
Below is a listing of the required amount of hours for each award, keep in mind that depending on the students age (in March), this has a huge factor in how many hours are required:
 
Hours Required to Earn Awards in Each Age Group
Age Group Bronze Silver Gold
Teens (11–15) 50–74 hours 75–99 hours 100+ hours
Young Adults (16–25) 100–174 hours 175–249 hours 250+ hours