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CELEBRATE Your Volunteers

Salvos Volunteers are integral to our mission - we couldn't do what we do without them. It is important to take the opportunity to thank them for their time, talent, skill & commitment. In this collection, we provide you with posters, certificates and ideas to say a big THANK YOU to our Army of Volunteers.

National Volunteer Week
May 20-29, 2019

National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration to acknowledge volunteers across Australia. Below you will find resources to help inspire you recognise your volunteers. 

  1. Volunteer Recognition Ideas (Activity Sheet) - Updated
    Creative ideas and thought starters for designing your recognition & celebration activities
  2. Letter of Thanks from Territorial Commander
  3. Video of Thanks from Territorial Commander 
  4. NVW 2019 Thank you Posters
    Print and display a thank you poster to celebrate your volunteers and NVW!
    Thank You Poster - A3
    Thank You Poster - A4
  5. NVW 2019 Certificates of Appreciation
    Certificate Option 1
    Certificate Option 2
  6. 'Fabulous' card - business card size
    Have lots of volunteers? Why not print out & laminate these 'business cards' & give them out to your volunteers to let them know they're 'fabulous'! 
  7. NVW Army of Volunteers A5 Card 
    Want to write each of your volunteers a unique and custom message? This is the card you're looking for. Print 2 on each page and write a meaningful message to thank your volunteers. 

International Volunteer Day 2019 

Every year on December 5, volunteer-involving agencies across the world stop to say thanks to their volunteers. We are especially thankful this 2019 for the many volunteers who have gone above and beyond to transform Australia one life at a time. 

Secretary for Personnel, Lieut-Colonel Kelvin Merrett in his International Volunteer Day letter writes, “I feel privileged on this special day to gratefully acknowledge every one of you, our volunteers, for your service, commitment and dedication to carrying out the Mission of The Salvation Army.” 

Other Resources

  1. Certificate of Appreciation - Army of Volunteer Branding
    This editable certificate looks great and is a meaningful way to say Thank You. Volunteers can put it in their portfolio or hang it up somewhere special. 
  2. Service Recognition Certificate
    This editable Service Recognition certificate is best used for milestone events

If you have a great way to thank volunteers, please get in touch with us and we'll add it to the collection! Email 

Category: Training / How-To, Administration / Forms

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About the sharer

This Toolkit will provide you access to volunteer resources such as: Volunteer Agreements, Volunteer Handbook, Code of Conduct, waivers, templates and processes to enable meaningful and effective volunteer engagement. You will be equipped with the resources necessary to responsibly manage the various groups of volunteers. The Volunteer Resources (VR) team exists to support and assist you through the volunteer journey. If you need assistance using the provided resources or have any questions, please get in touch with the VR team.

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