Gold Level ($99.00)

Membership Certificate

Members will receive a full-color, print-worthy certificate as a pdf by email indicating their membership in Volunteer Scholars.

Option to earn the President’s Volunteer Service Award

Members can earn the PVSA award at the bronze, silver, or gold level subject to all program requirements and the award application cycle (Sept 1 – Aug 31 annually)

Option to earn the American Citizenship Award

Members can earn the ACA award subject to all program requirements and the award application cycle (Sept 1 – Aug 31)

Guide to finding volunteer opportunities

Members will receive access to the proprietary Volunteer Scholars Idea Guide to identifying volunteer opportunities in their communities. The Guide will be available online through the members-only portal.

Included in Volunteer database

Members will be listed in Volunteer Scholars’ referral database for when community organizations contact us with volunteers opportunities.

Platinum Level ($199.00)

Membership Certificate

Members will receive a full-color, print-worthy certificate as a pdf by email indicating their membership in Volunteer Scholars.

Option to earn the President’s Volunteer Service Award

Members can earn the PVSA award at the bronze, silver, or gold level subject to all program requirements and the award application cycle (Sept 1 – Aug 31 annually)

Option to earn the American Citizenship Award

Members can earn the ACA award subject to all program requirements and the award application cycle (Sept 1 – Aug 31)

Option to earn the President’s Award of Outstanding Academic Excellence

Members can apply for this award at the end of 6th, 8th, and 12th grade only, subject to all award criteria and the award application deadline (April 1).

Letter of Recommendation from Volunteer Scholars

Platinum members can request a Letter of Recommendation if they are second semester 11th grade students or seniors (12th grade) in high school and have earned at least one PVSA award through Volunteer Scholars. The Letter of Recommendation will summarize the member’s volunteer efforts including hours dedicated and specific beneficiary organizations. The Letter of Recommendation will be provided to the member via email as a pdf.

Honor Cord

Platinum members who are graduating seniors will receive a braided honor cord to wear as part of graduation regalia.

Consideration for Distinguished Volunteer

Platinum members who have completed the PVSA and/or ACA award(s) will be considered to be featured on the Volunteer Scholars webpage as a Distinguished Volunteer.

Guide to finding volunteer opportunities

Members will receive access to the proprietary Volunteer Scholars Idea Guide to identifying volunteer opportunities in their communities. The Guide will be available online through the members-only portal.

List of service-based scholarship opportunities

Platinum members in 11th and 12th grade will receive a list of scholarship opportunities which recognize community service work.

Included in Volunteer database

Members will be listed in Volunteer Scholars’ referral database for when community organizations contact us with volunteers opportunities.

Monthly e-mail with volunteer opportunities

Platinum members will receive a monthly e-mail with nationwide or virtual volunteer opportunities.

Press release template

Platinum members will receive a press release template for their PVSA or ACA awards that can be shared with their local media outlets.

Getting Started: Purchased a membership? You will receive an initial email with interest/availability survey within 2 weeks of enrolling. This email will help us connect you to any volunteer opportunities that we may have in your community. But don’t wait! Thousands of volunteer opportunities are available in communities across America, and only a fraction contact us for help staffing volunteers. Members may begin to volunteer at any time. In fact, members can record and get credit for volunteer work they performed before enrolling, all the way back to September 1 of the membership year. Once you have purrchased a membership, you will receive access to our proprietarry online portal where you can begin tracking your volunteer hours. Members can also expect their membership certificate by email within 2 weeks of enrolling.