The Louisiana Volunteer Service Award recognizes groups and individuals who serve with distinction, demonstrate excellence and have contributed 150 or more hours of service in a calendar year. To nominate a volunteer or for more information, contact Kori Chisham at firstname.lastname@example.org or 225-342-6289.
The annual Champions of Service Award recognizes outstanding volunteers from six geographic regions across the state, plus outstanding AmeriCorps, Senior Corps and Corporate volunteer programs. Nominations for this award open in the fall and winners are announced in the early spring of each year.
The Community Service Diploma Endorsement is a diploma endorsement that Louisiana high school students may earn upon graduation for volunteering a cumulative 80 or more hours during their freshman to senior years.
In addition to the Volunteer Louisiana awards listed above, there are various other national volunteer service awards available to recognize individuals and groups:
Youth volunteer Ashton Fields received the Louisiana Volunteer Service Award for his volunteer work with the Children's Coalition of Northeast Louisiana.