Volunteer Recognition Ideas and Wording

Volunteer Award and Gift Ideas

Volunteers 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”.

Five questions to answer when wording your volunteer recognition awards

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