Executive Order 13401: Responsibilities of Federal Departments and Agencies with Respect to Volunteer Community Service [open pdf - 36KB]
Alternate Title: EO 13401: Responsibilities of Federal Departments and Agencies with Respect to Volunteer Community Service
"By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America and in order to help ensure that the Federal Government supports and encourages volunteer community service, it is hereby ordered as follows: Designation of a Liaison for Volunteer Community Service. (a) The head of each agency shall, within 20 days after the date of this order, designate an officer or employee of such agency compensated at a level at or above the minimum level of pay of a member of the Senior Executive Service to serve under the authority of the head of the agency as the agency liaison for volunteer community service (Liaison). (b)The Liaison in each agency shall promote and support community service on a voluntary basis among Federal employees, including those approaching retirement; promote the use of skilled volunteers; and facilitate public recognition for volunteer community service. (c) The head of each agency shall prescribe arrangements within the agency for support and supervision of the Liaison that ensure high priority and substantial visibility for the function of the Liaison within the agency under this order. (d) Each executive agency shall provide its Liaison with appropriate administrative support and other resources to meet the responsibilities of the Liaison under this order."
Executive Order 13401; EO 13401
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Federal Register (May 1, 2006), v.71 no.83, p.25737-25738