Varsity Letter in Community Service

United Way of Olmsted County is partnering with Olmsted County high schools to recognize and reward students for their volunteer efforts in the community.

Where to Volunteer

Current Year Application

  • October 2016 - September 2017 Student Application - Word
  • October 2016 - September 2017 Student Application - PDF

Requirements

  • Volunteer 145 hours or more of service in a year including at least one school related activity
  • Student must meet the “Student in Good Standing” qualifications included in these guidelines.
  • Applicants must meet all requirements and guidelines - click here

Important Dates

  • Hours are for eligible volunteer work from October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2017.
  • Application deadline is on or before October 2, 2017.

Participating High Schools

  • Lourdes High School - Emily Pearson
  • Mayo High School - Lynn Garry
  • Stewartville High School - Joyce Stacy
  • If you don't see your school listed, check with your principal

To help track your volunteer hours

What to Expect After You Apply

  • United Way of Olmsted County will notify you that we have received your application by email on or before October 16.
  •  United Way of Olmsted County will notify you by December 1, 2016 if you are receiving this award.
  • A student who qualifies for the Varsity Letter in Community Service, will receive a certificate and a community service scroll patch if he/she is a first time recipient or a bar if this is the second, third or fourth year earning the award. These are currently free of charge.

United Way Hours

  • You may hand deliver or email your application to our offices at 903 West Center Street, Suite 100, Rochester, MN.
  • Please note that our offices are open Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 5 PM.

United Way Contact

United Way of Olmsted County
Attn: Varsity Letter in Community Service
Chelsey Mingon
507-287-2004
chelseym@uwolmsted.org
903 West Center Street, Suite 100
Rochester, MN 55902