Michigan Governor Youth Service Awards

The Michigan Governor Youth Service Awards acknowledge Michigan youth for their achievements and encourages youth to engage in a lifetime of service.

The Michigan Community Service Commission recognizes and celebrates outstanding high school students who provide volunteer service to their community.

State Awards - Awarded Annually To Eligible High School Students

  • Youth Changemaker Award - 400 hours of service
  • Youth Spirit of Hope Award - 200 hours of service
  • Awardee Criteria - Graduating high school senior. Will receive a Certificate signed by the Governor of Michigan and Medal.
  • Annual Michigan Community Impact Award - 50 hours of service. Students in grades 9 through 12. Digital Award.
  • Eligible Service Dates - June 1 to May 1

National Awards - Awarded Annually To Eligible Volunteers Aged 14-24

  • Ambassador Award - 100 hours of service. 12 service activities
  • Honor Award - 40 hours of service. 8 service activities
  • Merit Award - 20 hours of service. 4 service activities
  • Awardee Criteria - All volunteers aged 14-24
  • Application Deadline - Annually on April 15
  • Award Description - Digital Certificate. Recognition on InnerView service resume.

Log Your Michigan Service Hours With Innerview

SIMPLE PROCESS - Quick Mobile Capture - Use the free InnerView app to log your service hours toward your own governor-signed certificate and medal.

Sign into my.InnerView.org to log your service hours in seconds. A photo and a few quick comments capture the experience. It’s free and easy!

DIGITAL SERVICE RESUME - Automatically Generated - InnerView dynamically builds and updates a service resume for volunteers to use in job, scholarship, and college applications. Log your service hours in seconds.

SERVICE AWARDS - Real time progress & impact - Earn a State of Michigan award and receive both a medal and governor signed certificate.

National awards include annually awarded digital certificates that enhance your digital resume.

How To Sign Up?

Step 1 - CREATE A SERVICE PROFILE - Go to my.InnerView.org and enter your name, school, graduation year, interests, etc.

Step 2 - ADD SERVICE ACTIVITIY - Log your service entries with the InnerView mobile app and watch your digital service resume be created instantly.

Step 3 - EARN RECOGNITION & AWARD CONSIDERATION - Grow your social impact service resume with your first activity entry and earn awards along the way.

Any further questions can be directed to:

Kathy Arnold - karnold@dicsami.org
Kendra Trulock - ktrulock@dicsami.org

1238 Carpenter Ave., Iron Mountain, MI 49801
Phone: 906-774-2256