National Volunteer Week is right around the corner

National Volunteer Week is April 18-24, 2021, and this past year certainly warrants a huge recognition of the tireless work our volunteers have done to keep our organizations thriving. This year’s theme is Celebrate Service, and you can download logos and other resources from the Point of Light to help you mark this year.

To celebrate, we’ve looked back at past posts that are chocked full of ideas and inspiration for showing the love to your volunteers. Here are some of our favorites.

Your Guide to Reward, Recognize Chapter Volunteers (2020) is a list of quick and fun ideas generated during a spirited conversation on how we can authentically reward, recognize and support volunteers.

Last Minute Quick Wins to Celebrate National Volunteer Week (2019) offers a variety of ways to show your appreciation via social media shout-outs, old-fashioned letters, quick emails and phone calls. Also reminds you not to forget your staff!

Posted in November 2020, Saying Thanks to Volunteers offers tips on some inexpensive ways to show your appreciation for your fav volunteer at any time of the year!

These are bit old, but their tips are timeless …

Count Down to National Volunteer Week  (2013) lists 3 different ways you can use this week to not only thank your volunteers but also reevaluate your program and your own commitment to volunteering.

What’s in Your Volunteer Program? (2013) points out key elements every successful volunteer management program should include.

Have a volunteer you’d like to get national recognition for? Consider nominating them for the Daily Point of Light.

What are you doing for National Volunteer Week?