Thank You 😊 Its International Volunteers Day 5th December.
Thank you to all Volunteers around the globe 🌍 who answer calls in times of crisis, helping save lives today and supporting those who want to continue living their lives with dignity tomorrow.
The International Volunteers Day 2017 theme is Volunteers Act First. Here. Everywhere. Created by the United Nations recognises the contributions of volunteers as first responders in times of crisis at local, national and international levels. Volunteers are present, all around us, answering calls in times of need, helping save lives today, and supporting those who want to continue living their lives with dignity tomorrow.
Thank you to emergency volunteers, volunteers helping others in need and Volunteers who have contributed to major events to support in its delivery – literally, we can not do it without you! .
If you are looking for ways to appreciate and thank your volunteers for their efforts, here’s a few ideas
- Send a handwritten card to your volunteer’s home.
- Host a celebration morning tea or afternoon tea with your volunteers and staff and stakeholders
- Host a seminar with a guest speaker to meet your volunteers
- Provide an item of recognition, a pin, key ring, notebook, photo frame etc.
- Recognise through your newsletters and social media
- Organise an end of year appreciation event