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Rippy Literacy Center

Literacy and Math Volunteers

Tutor helping students


Volunteers come and help out at the Literacy Center twice a week for an hour each time. Either on Monday and Wednesday or on Tuesday and Thursday.

Youth (7th grade)  through adults are always welcome to volunteer.

Sign ups for FALL after-school volunteers is now open.  Please use the link below to fill out a registration form.

Volunteers must be in 7th grade or higher. Openings are limited so please submit 3 options for volunteer times.

Fall 2021 After-School Volunteer Registration Form


Fall Session 2021 (September 7 – December 16)

  • Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday
  • 3 p.m. 4 p.m. or 5 p.m. (45 minutes)

Volunteer Openings Fall, Winter, Spring Sessions 2021

  • Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday
  • ABC Program:  9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (2 hours)
  • After-School Program:  3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m. (45 minutes)


Presidential Service Award Mr. MikePresidential Service Noah

In 2020 we had 2 recipients of the Presidential Service Award!

Mike Kennelly earned the Bronze Service Award and Noah Thurlow earned the Gold Service Award.

The President’s Volunteer Service Award is an initiative of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and is administered by Points of Light. With a shared mission of inspiring more to answer the call to service, PVSA celebrates the impact we can all make in bettering our communities and our world. The Literacy Center benefits from the generosity of those that donate their time by volunteering at the Center.
We are so grateful for Mr. Mike and Noah’s willingness to serve our community and love having them at the Lehi Literacy Center. WAY TO GO!


Come earn the President’s Volunteer Service Award!

The President’s Volunteer Service Award

Utah is ranked #1 in the nation for the highest percentage rate of volunteer service! ~

We honor those volunteers in our community who have earned the Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Lifetime Awards.
The Literacy Center benefits from the generosity of those that donate their time. Come to earn the National “Presidential Volunteer Service Award” by volunteering at the Center. Scouts, families, organizations, and businesses are always welcome. Be sure to include your volunteer activities on your scholarship and employment applications, and resumes.

Presidential Volunteer Service Award Info Sheet

Volunteer service performed outside of the Literacy Center in the community may also be used towards the Presidential Volunteer Service Award.

Volunteer Eligibility 

  • United States citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States (i.e., green card holder)
  • Must be at least 5 years old
  • Must be associated with a registered certifying organization
  • Completes eligible  service within a 12-month period (for annual Bronze, Silver, and Gold awards) and over a lifetime (for Lifetime Achievement Awards)

Eligible Service

  • Unpaid acts of volunteer service benefiting others.  Service through National service programs that provide a stipend (e.g., Peace Corps, America Corps) may count towards the Lifetime Achievement Award, but not for the annual Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards.
  • Travel stipends, transit/parking passes, membership passes, expense reimbursements, and other nominal volunteer support do not impact service eligibility. 
  • 25% of total hours served per year must be served at the Literacy Center which is a Certifying Organization.

Eligible Service Does Not Include

  • Donating Funds
  • Political Lobbying (Non-partisan voter registration is an eligible activity)
  • Religious Instruction
  • Conducting worship service
  • Proselytizing
  • Volunteer service performed as part of court-ordered community service
  • Serving only family members

To submit outside service hours to be considered for the 2020 service period, please use the online form below.  All submitted service hours must be within the calendar year and verified/approved by the certifying organization.

Record of Outside Service Hours