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Student Volunteer Hours

HMSA Volunteer Hours Information 2023-2024

Volunteer Hours General Information 

HMSA Graduation Requirement:

Class of 2024- 75 volunteer hours for Diploma Clearance

-200 hours to receive Volunteer Hours Medal

Class of 2025- 100 volunteer hours

Class of 2026-100 volunteer hours 

Class of 2027 - 100 volunteer hours 

  1. Fill out the Volunteer Hours Verification Sheet for each volunteer program you participate in or each event you participate in. 

  1. Submit the Volunteer Hours Verification Sheet online to 

HMSA Volunteer Hours Form (Attach the Volunteer Hours Verification Sheet to the online form)





Where can I do my hours? 

Volunteer hours must be completed at a non-profit organization. Non-profit organizations do not exist for the purpose of making money. Non-profit organizations are engaged in providing services for public benefit. Some examples include:

  • public schools

  • libraries

  • museums

  • free clinics

  • animal shelters/rescue

  • homeless shelters

  • city and other government entities

  • places of worship (churches, synagogues, mosques, temples)

 How do I earn volunteer hours? 

  • Find an organization or project to support

  • Keep track of your hours

  • Follow the submission process stated above

Ideas for Volunteer hours

Catchafire - Skills-Based Volunteer Matching


Volunteer as a translator for Translators without Borders


Become a Volunteer Home


Torrance Memorial Medical Center 


Roundhouse Aquarium Volunteer


Traveling Stories - Read with Kids


Volunteer at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles 


Red Cross Volunteer


Carson Cats 


LA CourtHouse Internship/Volunteer Program


Best Friends LA Volunteer


Walk With Sally


Volunteer at LA Libraries → Currently on hold because of pandemic


SPCALA: Friends for Life