Caterpillar was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award for 2017-2018 for contributing over 5,000 hours of service to Junior Achievement (JA). While the award was presented in Chicago, Illinois, Caterpillar employees from throughout the U.S. contribute valuable volunteer hours to JA every year.
The U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Award is a presidential recognition program created by the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation for individuals and organizations who contribute a significant amount of time to volunteer service. Junior Achievement USA®, as an official certifying organization for this award, has the privilege of bestowing this degree of honor to organizations with a U.S. presence that provide volunteers to teach JA programs anywhere in the world.
“Junior Achievement truly appreciates your leadership and all the hours of dedicated work from Caterpillar’s associates, Jack Kosakowski, President and CEO of Junior Achievement USA® wrote, “They have significantly impacted the future leaders of business and our communities. They should truly be proud of all that they have accomplished.”
Junior Achievement’s volunteer-delivered, kindergarten to 12th grade programs foster work- Caterpillar is one of 44 JA corporate partners to be honored with a President’s Volunteer Service Award this year. The entire list of recipients can be found at: https://www.juniorachievement.org/web/ja-usa/ja-in-the-news/-/blogs/presidential-volunteer-service-award