Calculate Your AMIGOS Service Hours

Service Hour Calculator

Select your path below to reveal your AMIGOS service hours.


Here’s an example that shows how you might add your AMIGOS experience to your resume:

Participant with Amigos de las Américas, [COUNTRY, TIME FRAME, YEAR]

  • Earned [ENTER YOUR SERVICE HOURS] hours of community service, including 35 hours of leadership training
  • Designed and implemented a sustainable community-based service project
    • Coordinated with community leaders to develop plan and budget
    • Identified local resources and participants needed to complete project
    • Planned stages of the project
    • Worked with community to raised funds for the community-led project
  • Taught classes on [INSERT THEME] with local youth
  • Lived with a host family, adapted to the daily rhythm of the community
  • Communicated predominantly in Spanish

president’S volunteer service award

Amigos de las Américas is approved by the President’s Volunteer Service Award program, an initiative of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), to credit and award the President’s Volunteer Service Award. Click here to read more about the award. Contact Meghan Ford after completing your AMIGOS program for more info.

*Hours are approximate. Final totals may vary depending on involvement. Local chapters may approve additional service hours.