President's Volunteer Service Award

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Seaside Sustainability is a certifying organization for the  “President’s Volunteer Service Award” to eligible interns. This award is a great achievement to include on resumes and applications. This award was created to, “recognize the important role of volunteers in America’s strength and national identity. This award honors individuals whose service positively impacts communities in every corner of the nation and inspires those around them to take action, too.” Eligible Seaside interns interested in receiving this award should get in touch with their supervisors over the course of their internship.


How to Receive the “President's Volunteer Service Award”


This award was created to, “recognize the important role of volunteers in America’s strength and national identity. This award honors individuals whose service positively impacts communities in every corner of the nation and inspires those around them to take action, too.”


What are the requirements?

  • Must be a citizen of the United States or a lawful permanent resident

  • All hours must be completed within a 12-month period to be counted towards the final total

  • All hours must be tracked in Seaside’s weekly shift report to be counted


In the age bracket of young adult (16-25 years old) the following hours qualify for the award:

  • Bronze Level: 100 - 174 hours

  • Silver Level: 175 - 249 hours

  • Gold Level: 250 + hours

  • Lifetime Achievement Award (can extend past the 12-month period): 4,000 + hours


What are the benefits?

  • Great achievement to include on resume

  • This is award is at a cost to the intern


For an extra fee, to be paid by the individual, you may also receive a letter signed by the President of the United States, and a coin, pin, or medallion:

  • Currently the signed letter from president Biden is not available

  • Certificate + Medallion -$10.50

  • Certificate + Coin -$10.50

  • Certificate + Pin -$6.50

  • Personalized Certificate of Achievement Only- $5.00


Shipping

  • UPS Next Day Air - $76.59

  • UPS 2nd Day Air - $33.53

  • UPS Ground - $20.01

  • UPS 3 Day Select - $26.46

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