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

The Community Service Diploma Endorsement is one of the three types of diploma endorsements that Louisiana high school students may earn upon graduation. For more information, visit

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

The Military Outstanding Volunteer Medal

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.