Silver Cord

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Silver Cord Program


The purpose of the Waukee Silver Cord Program is to instill within students the importance of community service and encourage students to be accountable for investing in their own education and in their community on a regular basis during their school years.

All students are eligible to earn silver cord hours between June 1st of their freshman year and April 30th of their senior year. Students volunteering 175 hours by April 30th of their senior year will have the distinct honor of wearing a silver cord during their graduation ceremony.

For answers to commonly asked questions, please check out our Silver Cord FAQ.

Students – Click Here for Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for Volunteers?

If you’re an organization looking for student volunteers, please share those with us at the link below. Prior to sharing your opportunities for students, please read through our Posting Guidelines & Policies.

Organizations – Submit Your Upcoming Opportunity

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Submit Your Silver Cord Hours

Submit hours, view totals, and celebrate your achievements by clicking below.

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The Handbook

Where can I volunteer? How many hours do I need? Get the guidelines here.

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Unsure about something? Silver Cord staff is available to answer your questions.

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