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Ideas for recognising your volunteers

Saying thank you and showing appreciation to your volunteers is a great way to make them feel valued.

When looking to say thank you to your volunteers, to get the greatest value, understand what motivates your volunteers and try and match it with the appropriate recognition idea.

Thank you ideas

There are plenty of ways to say thank you that can suit any budget

  • Newsletter or social media post (e.g volunteer of the month)
  • Volunteer of the year award
  • Subsidy in membership
  • Covering costs for coaching accreditation
  • Free or reduced cost club apparel
  • Free food when volunteering
  • Reduced admission to events
  • Volunteer thank you event
  • Certificate
  • Nominate for awards
  • Letters of recommendation
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