President's Volunteer Service Awards Available Free of Charge for VIPS Volunteers

Citizen Corps has partnered with the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation to provide 10,000 Presidential Volunteer Service Awards free of charge to Citizen Corps Councils and Citizen Corps partner programs, including local VIPS programs.

Registered VIPS programs have been pre-registered to be official Certifying Organizations. Please note that, although the awards are free of charge, programs are responsible for shipping and handling costs. Click here for more information.

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VIPS Info: September 2008

The latest issue of VIPS Info has been released.


Answering the Call to Service, a Report from USA Freedom Corps

In his State of the Union Address in 2002, President Bush asked every American to donate 4,000 hours "to the service of your neighbors and your nation". This week, the White House Office of USA Freedom Corps released, Answering the Call to Service (PDF), a report detailing the volunteer initiatives and successes that have occured over the last seven years.


VIPS in the News: July/August 2008

The latest issue of VIPS in the News is now available.


VIPS Info: August 2008

The latest issue of VIPS Info has been released.

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Register Your Program

To date, more than 1,740 law enforcement volunteer programs, representing more than 140,000 volunteers have registered.

Question of the Month: September 16, 2008

Do your volunteers receive CERT training or any other emergency preparedness training?


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Training Calendar

September 17, 2008
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VIPS and Disaster Response-Cleveland, OH

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