Fire Corps is a Certifying Organization for President’s Volunteer Service Award

Monday, 20 August 2007

Did you know that Fire Corps is a certifying organization for the President’s Volunteer Service Award? The President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation created the President’s Volunteer Service Award to recognize dedicated volunteers and show gratitude for their efforts. You can recognize your volunteers for their hard work and commitment by nominating them for this honor through the Fire Corps national office.

To be eligible to receive the award, individuals, families, and groups must submit a record of their annual or lifetime volunteer service hours to participating certifying organizations, such as Fire Corps. Fire Corps will verify the service described and deliver the award. Eligibility for individuals and groups is based upon the number of volunteer hours served. Requirements are available at

To nominate a Fire Corps program or a volunteer for the President’s Volunteer Service Award, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it that includes the person’s contact information, a detailed description of his or her service, and the number of hours volunteered. The awardee will also be profiled on the Fire Corps web site or in the Fire Corps E-update. To learn more about the President’s Volunteer Service Award, visit

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