National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to celebrate volunteers and the impact they have on your organization. Whether raising money for a scholarship fund, helping plan and facilitate virtual or in-person conferences, or serving on the board of directors, making an impact comes in all forms.
As a former volunteer director, I absolutely love national volunteer week. Although (most) organizations give thanks to their volunteers throughout the year, April is a time to step-up the thanks game. Below are three tips to help you have a successful volunteer week.
Make it a thank-a-thon
This is your celebration week! Show your gratitude throughout the week for your volunteer members. Many organizations will have activities planned throughout the week. Here are three simple yet impactful ways that you can turn the week into a thank-a-thon.
- Pick up the phone (I promise, your mobile device does make phone