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President’s Volunteer Service Award


Year are Now OPEN!

Trabuco Hills PTSA is proud to announce we are a Certifying Organization for the President’s Volunteer Service Award.  


  1. Recipients MUST be either a Friend or Member of PTSA. 

  2. Complete the Registration form (Once per year)

  3. Record Volunteer Hours. Submit hours all year long.

Please contact Gina at with any questions. 


Volunteer Requirements

  1. Must be a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States (i.e., green card holder). 

  2. The minimum age is five years old. 

  3. Must complete eligible service within a 12-month period (for annual Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards) and over a lifetime (for Lifetime Achievement Awards) 


Eligible service is unpaid acts of volunteer service benefitting others with the following exceptions: 

  • Service through National service programs that provide a stipend (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) may count towards the Lifetime Achievement Award*, but not for the annual Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards) 

  • Travel stipends, transit/parking passes, membership passes, expense reimbursements, and other nominal volunteer support do not impact service eligibility 


Ineligible service includes: 

  • Donating funds 

  • Political lobbying (Non-partisan voter registration is an eligible activity) 

  • Religious instruction 

  • Conducting worship service 

  • Proselytizing 

  • Volunteer service performed as part of court-ordered community service 

  • Serving only family members 

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