The Marine Corps League Outer Banks Detachment has been granted the privilege as an official certifying organization for the President's Volunteer Service Award and is authorized to recognize volunteer service by groups and individuals per the criteria of the nationally accredited program.


About the Program

The President’s Volunteer Service Award was established by President George H. Bush in 2002 and recognizes United States citizens and lawfully admitted permanent residents of the United States who have achieved the requisite hours of service over a 12-month time period or cumulative hours over the course of a lifetime. Those selected to receive this honor are presented, at no cost, a congratulatory letter from the President of the United States, a personalized certificate, and an official pin, medallion or coin.


Eligibility and Award Criteria

To receive recognition applicants must meet the following criteria:

Category (Age)





Kids (5-10) 26-49 50-74 75 4,000
Teens (11-15) 50-74 75-99 100 4,000
Young Adults (16-25) 100-174 175-249 250 4,000

Adults (26-older)

100-249 250-499 500 4,000
Families & Groups 200-499 500-999 1,000 N/A

Apply for Consideration

Those interested in participating in this program are encouraged to contact us for further details.

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