Louisiana Volunteer Service Award

The Louisiana Volunteer Service Award recognizes groups and individuals who serve with distinction, demonstrate excellence, and have contributed 150 or more hours of service in a calendar year. To nominate a volunteer or for more information, contact Kori Chisham; or 225-342-6289

Champions of Service Award

The Annual Champions of Service Award recognizes outstanding volunteers from six geographic regions across the state, plus an outstanding AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and Corporate volunteer program.  Nominations for this award open in the fall and winners are announced in the early spring of each year.

Community Service Diploma Endorsement

The Community Service Diploma Endorsement is a diploma endorsement that Louisiana high school students may earn upon graduation for volunteering a cumulative 80 or more hours during their Freshman to Senior year. 


Additional Volunteer Awards

In addition to the Volunteer Louisiana awards, there are various types of national volunteer service awards available to recognize individuals and groups:

The Congressional Award

The Presidential Volunteer Service Award

Prudential Spirit Award

Jefferson Awards



Youth volunteer, Ashton Fields, received the Louisiana Volunteer Service Award for his volunteer work with the Children's Coalition of Northeast Louisiana.