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The Audubon Community School District, in an effort to provide students with opportunities to develop to their fullest potential and to become valuable contributors to society, sponsors the Silver Cord Volunteer Service Program. Any junior and senior from the district is eligible to take part in this program to earn silver cord recognition, by meeting and following the criteria set up by the district to earn this honor. A total of 60 hours must be accumulated in the two-year program

**This is a two year program-there is no set number of hours that can be obtained for each year. The hours can be earned over a two-year time or all in a one year time period. A total of 30 hours must be accumulated to earn recognition for participation in the Silver Cord Program as a junior.  

*All hours must be verified and documented by the district.

* Forms must be completed by student – dated and signed.

*Fundraising is NOT a volunteer activity. 

Link to VERIFICATION form (pdf file) 

The verification form must be filled out, signed and submitted by the student AFTER the volunteer hours have been performed. The verification form must be signed by the supervising adult who is in charge of the volunteer activity

*Service hours are encouraged to be pre-approved if they are not on the list below.

*Hours and requests for pre-approved hours are to be submitted into Volunteer Coordinator-Lynn Spies

Link to APPROVAL form (pdf file)

The approval form is for volunteer activities that are not on the approved list of volunteer activities. These are to be submitted prior to performing the volunteer activity.

Only volunteer hours which fall between the specified dates can be accumulated. Any hours accumulated prior to the date will not be counted.

Volunteer hours begin May 1 of sophomore year and ends on May 5 of senior year-Class of 2023. Hours from this two-year time period may be accumulated and turned in at any time as long as it is by deadline date. Volunteer hours may not be accumulated prior to May 10 of sophomore year. A total of 60 hours must be verified and submitted by the deadline to be recognized and award Silver Cord credit