President's Volunteer Service Award: Track Your Hours
To earn a President's Service Award, individuals,
families, and groups must keep a record of volunteer activities and
hours served. Activities may be kept as a diary or calendar, but it's much more convenient to
track your hours online with the USA Freedom Corps'
Record of Service.
A Record of Service is a private journal of your volunteer time and experiences in response
to President Bush's call to service. You can keep a record of your activities serving your neighbor,
your community, your country and the world. Return as often as you'd like, to keep your record of
service updated online. To register and create your Record of Service, follow the easy steps below.
- Navigate to the President's Service Award Web site at
www.presidentialserviceawards.gov. (If you have registered previously and just
need to record service hours or perform some other administrative task, you can proceed straight
to the log in page at
www.presidentialserviceawards.gov/tgact/login/dspLoginAll.cfm. Otherwise, proceed to
- If you have never registered before click on the "Track Your Hours" link on the
red navigation bar near the top of the page.
- If you are 14 or older, scroll down the page and fill
in the blank fields with the requested information, and click the red button labeled "Start My
Record of Service." If under 14, please ask a parent or guardian to help with this
- Next, enter your FMCSA certifying organization code by clicking on the "Profile" tab on
the next screen. The certifying organization code is JCD-24123. This code identifies FMCSA
as your certifying organization and sets you up to receive credit for your volunteer hours.
You're all set to begin making a difference, one hour at a time!
There are three levels and four categories of the President's Volunteer Service Award varying by age and
hours of service completed within a 12-month period:
|Kids (14 and under)||Adults (26 and up)|
|Bronze||50-74 Hours||Bronze||100-249 Hours|
|Silver||75-99 Hours||Silver||250-499 Hours|
|Gold||100+ Hours||Gold||500+ Hours|
|Young Adults(15-25)||Families & Groups*|
|Bronze||100-174 Hours||Bronze||200-499 Hours|
|Silver||175-249 Hours||Silver||500-999 Hours|
|Gold||250+ Hours||Gold||1,000+ Hours|
*Two or more people, with each member contributing at least 25 hours toward the total.