The Volunteer Recognition Program Model: Providing Volunteer Recognition Throughout the Year
The Volunteer Recognition Model was developed as a tool for Extension agents and volunteer administrators to use in designing their own comprehensive volunteer recognition program. The model uses both extrinsic and intrinsic recognition throughout the entire program year. Recognition is vital to sustaining volunteers in the roles in which they serve, and it encourages volunteers to expand responsibilities into other areas. This model provides diverse methods of recognizing volunteers on all levels, regardless of their motivation for service.
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Stillwell, M., Culp, K., & Hunter, K. (2010). The Volunteer Recognition Program Model: Providing Volunteer Recognition Throughout the Year. The Journal of Extension, 48(3), Article 25. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.48.03.25