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The President’s Volunteer Service Award

Maximo Nivel is proud to be a certifying organization for the President’s Volunteer Service Award. The award honors United States citizens for devoting time to volunteer service.

The President Volunteer Service Award

Service award recipients receive:

– The official President’s Volunteer Service Award pin
– A personalized certificate of achievement
– A congratulatory letter from the president of the United States

Requirements for the award:

– You must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
– You must complete a minimum of 100 hours to qualify as an individual.


– You must complete a minimum of 25 hours as individual to qualify with a group, and a minimum of 200 hours must be completed by the group.
– Your volunteer hours must be completed within a 12-month period.

To get your service award, you will need to create an account through the official President’s Volunteer Service Award website. After you have created your account, please let us know upon registration and we will provide you with further detailed instructions to complete the process.

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