President’s Volunteer Service Award page: https://www.uaschools.org/PresidentsVolunteerServiceAward.aspx
Last year, 115 students put in over 10,000 hours of community service helping over 75 different organizations and causes.
UAHS now gives the President’s Volunteer Service awards in TWO categories with the following requirements:
The class of 2023 and 2022 (freshmen and sophomores) are eligible for the TEEN President's Volunteer Service Award:
Bronze Award - 50+ hours
Silver Award - 75+ hours
Gold Award - 100+ hours
The class of 2021 and 2020 (Juniors and Seniors) are eligible for the YOUNG ADULT President's Volunteer Service Award:
Bronze Award - 100+ hours
Silver Award - 175 hours
Gold Award - 250+ hours
All hours must be completed between March 2, 2019 and March 1, 2020. This national award will be presented to qualifying students in April of 2020 at a breakfast ceremony.
Here is the process:
Go to your Naviance/Student page and login.
Use your UA email address
Use your student ID as the password
On the Welcome page, scroll down under “Resources to Get Ready” and click on the box that says “x2VOL.”
On your Dashboard, go to Groups & Goals; in the drop down menu, choose the Groups & Goals Search
Search for the Group called “2019-2020 Service hours & President’s Volunteer Service Award”, click on “ADD.”
Record your hours of service under “Add Hours.”
All hours you submit for ANY goals (annual/summer service, Senior Honor Cord, etc.) will count toward this award and they do not need to be submitted twice.
If you are unsure about how to submit hours correctly, read directions here.
Check “Opportunities” for ideas on where to get community service hours.
You will receive notification of receiving this award by April 1, 2020.
All volunteer activities are subject to the UA Rules for Community Service:
Completed without pay.
Completed for someone other than a family member.
Completed for the school, a service agency, or individuals who are incapacitated.
Youth in the Booth does not count as community service, unless you have donated your pay and can produce a receipt.
All political activities must be non-partisan (i.e., working for the League of Women Voters or Get Out the Vote. NOT - working for a specific campaign for a candidate)
Extended service trips/camps can receive a maximum of 18 hours per day. This includes 6th grade camp (maximum of 48 hours for 6th grade camp).
Religious activities count with the exceptions of teaching, preaching, or participating in religious services.
All hours must be completed and submitted by March 1, 2020. Please contact me if you have questions or concerns, Jeanne Gogolski, Service Learning Coordinator, Upper Arlington Schools, [email protected].