Community Service

How to Find Volunteer Opportunities

  1. Visit
  2. Click on the Volunteer Match icon to view volunteer listings all over Polk.
  3. Click assignment headings of interest to view descriptions, age requirements and location maps.
  4. Click “I want to help” on each assignment you are interested in

Let Volunteer Polk do the work for you of having the agencies contact you. It’s just that simple.

Check back weekly as new assignments are always being added.

How to Submit Community Service Hours

Below please find information about community service.  Please read all the information. Any questions? Please contact Ms. Aguilar:

  • SENIORS must submit all hours by April 15th, by 2:00 PM to count towards senior awards. Any submitted after this date will not be accepted for the awards ceremony.
  • Need a scholarship? Please see your counselor for more details.
  • PEF/PSC Scholarships: hours are due prior to December break.
  • All hours must be recorded yearly. This school year MUST be submitted prior to the last day of your school year. Any submitted after will not be accepted.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to keep all signed log sheets. Students might be asked to present for validation.

Graduation Awards

Awarded in the Senior year to wear at graduation

  • 250-999 Hours:
    • White Medallion and Silver Cord
    • Embossed Certificate
  • 1,000 Hours or more:
    • Exceeding Expectations Medal (Black Medallion) & Silver Cord
    • Embossed Certificate

Community Service Guidelines

Hours MUST be performed before or after school hours or on a non-school day. For other approved community service opportunities click here: LHS Community Service Opportunities

If you do not see the agency in which you want to volunteer, you MUST email Ms. Aguilar for approval before starting services:

Any Public School Services performed for pay
American Cancer Society Job Shadowing
Boys & Girls Club Hours completed during school day
Chamber of Commerce Court ordered
Habitat for Humanity Hours signed by family members
LRC Learning Resource Center Church services/activities done during services/teaching class/door to door witness
Libraries Saturday School/detention/work detail
Non-Profit Agencies Services related to armed forces
Polk Museum of Art Extra-Curricular activites/clubs (during normal times)
SPCA Leadership Class
United Way Agencies Cleaning House
VISTE (Volunteers Service the Elderly) Salons
YMCA For profit organizations


For additional logs: PCSB Bright Futures Community Service Hours Log

Submit hours below:

(Remember to keep your written logs as a record)


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