How Do You Thank Your Volunteers?

The past few weeks have been full of work on local festivals driven by some very dedicated volunteers. Like most nonprofits, this one couldn't hope to survive without the enthusiastic volunteer support it receives.

Today, I'm contemplating a simple question: how do you thank your volunteers? How do you let them know that their work matters?

Here are a few examples I've seen in action:

Food / drinks: If you're going to be working for free, it's nice to have your basic needs met while you're doing it.

Adult Learning Quick Takes: Task-Oriented

We're at the end of our adult learning foundations series focusing on the acronym "ADULT." Today, T:

Adults are TASK-ORIENTED. Their patience for passive listening is limited. After absorbing new information and storing it in short-term memory, they’re ready to actively do something with it.