AWARDS | Volunteer Louisiana


Champions of Service Award

Nominations are now open for the 2023 Champions of Service Awards! The annual Champions of Service Award recognizes outstanding volunteers from seven geographic regions across the state, plus an outstanding AmeriCorps member and a volunteer group. To submit a nomination, please fill out this survey. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out at [email protected]

Louisiana Volunteer Service Award

The Louisiana Volunteer Service Award recognizes groups and individuals who serve with distinction and demonstrate excellence. Volunteers who have contributed 150 or more hours of service in a calendar year can recieve this award along with a volunteer service lapel pin. To nominate a volunteer or for more information, contact Lori Pilley at [email protected]

FEMA Region 6 Louisiana Community Preparedness Awards

FEMA Region 6 Louisiana Community Preparedness Awards are given in three areas: Youth, Whole Community (can be an individual or group), and Exceptional Service During Covid. Nominees should demonstrate extraordinary community preparedness, dedication and community impact, leadership and initiative, and/or innovation and creativity in addressing community preparedness challenges and service activities during the previous years.  

Community Service Diploma Endorsement

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. To learn more about this award, click here.


Additional Volunteer Awards

In addition to the Volunteer Louisiana awards listed above, there are various other national volunteer service awards available to recognize individuals and groups:

Congressional Award

Presidential Volunteer Service Award

Prudential Spirit Award

Jefferson Awards