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It's National Volunteer Week

Make sure your 'thank you' means something

As associations celebrate National Volunteer Week, many are taking the time to show volunteers how much they are appreciated and valued. But are your volunteers connecting with these gestures?

Elisa Brewer Pratt, MA, CAE, founder and CEO of Brewer Pratt Solutions, shared ways that associations can acknowledge volunteers during National Volunteer Week and throughout the year in a way that will make them feel appreciated and encourage them to continue engaging.

Start With Board Members

Asking volunteers how they want to be appreciated is the best way to provide meaningful outreach. Since it’s impossible to ask each of them for their input, Pratt suggests starting with board members.

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