Volunteer Recognition Ideas and Wording

Volunteer Recognition IdeasVolunteers are the lifeblood of so many organizations. 

Generous with their time and talentsthey, bring light and life to many incredible charitable and community endeavors.  Recognizing these individuals for their valuable contributions is an essential part of the annual events of these groups. 

The awards can focus on individuals that contribute to a particular event, a particular goal, or a certain number of hours or years of service. The awards can be given to an individual or a team. Often these volunteers are recognized during a volunteer gathering where the executive leaders of the organization can publicly thank these individuals for their contributions, and present them with a series of thank you gifts and recognition plaques and awards.

Whether you need to create one award for a very special member of your team, or a series of awards to recognize multiple groups of volunteers, this list is to help you find the perfect words to thank them for their contributions.

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Volunteer Recognition Award Wording

Start by thinking about the basic information for your awards, the “5 W’s”. 

Additional ideas for wording your Customer Service Awards:


1. Option for Volunteer Recognition Award Wording
Presented to
Recipient Name
Thank you for your
Generous Commitment
of Time, Support, and Inspiration
Date

2. Option for Volunteer Recognition Award Wording
Volunteer of the Year
Presented to
Recipient Name
For your Extraordinary
Service and Dedication
To our Ideals
Organization Name
Date

3. Option for Volunteer Recognition Award Wording
Outstanding Volunteer
Recipient Name
In Appreciation for your
Dedication and Devotion
To Our Organization
Group Name
Date

4. Option for Volunteer Recognition Award Wording
Presented to
Recipient Name
In Grateful Appreciation
For your Outstanding
Service and Leadership
Organization Name
Date

5. Option for Volunteer Recognition Award Wording
Thank you for
Teaching, Inspiring, Encouraging,
and Challenging us…
Recipient Name
Date
Organization Name or Logo

6. Option for Volunteer Recognition Award Wording
Presented to
Name
For the many devoted hours
Of encouragement and help
You have given unselfishly
To Our Organization
Date
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7. Option for Volunteer Recognition Award Wording
In Gratitude
This Award is Presented to
Name
In Grateful Recognition of
the Enduring Commitment to
Organization
Date

8. Option for Volunteer Recognition Award Wording
Volunteer Award
Date
Presented to
Recipient Name
Recognizing the Countless
Hours You Have Given to
Our Organization.
We Truly Appreciate All
Your Contributions.
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9. Option for Volunteer Recognition Award Wording
Thank You
For your dedication and
Contributions to
Organization Name
Your Efforts Have Made
A World of Difference in What
We Have Accomplished
Date

10. Option for Volunteer Recognition Award Wording
Community Service Award
Presented to
Recipient Name
In Appreciation of your
Dedicated Service to your
Community
Date