Volunteering

National 4-H Volunteer Conference

What keeps volunteers motivated?  Is it tangible or intangible rewards?  T-shirts, caps, coffee mugs, puppy sweaters, double fudge brownies, or even the occasional Chinese buffet can all play a part at keeping volunteers happy. 
 
But research shows that it is the intangible rewards that keep volunteers motivated.  Programming efforts need to also focus on these intangibles. 

A Tradition Continues: Two Volunteer Recognition Programs Featured at 4-H Roundup

Volunteers are at the heart of 4-H. They are making a difference in communities across the state, and motivating others to be involved in 4-H as well. The Tennessee 4-H Awards and Recognition program offers several opportunities for counties to recognize 4-H volunteers. You probably have several deserving nominees in your county.

New! Tennessee 4-H Volunteer Resources for 4-H Professionals Team Site

What keeps volunteers motivated?  Is it tangible or intangible rewards?  T-shirts, caps, coffee mugs, puppy sweaters, double fudge brownies, or even the occasional Chinese buffet can all play a part at keeping volunteers happy. 
 
But research shows that it is the intangible rewards that keep volunteers motivated.  Programming efforts need to also focus on these intangibles. 

New! Tennessee 4-H Volunteer Resources for 4-H Professionals Team Site

What keeps volunteers motivated?  Is it tangible or intangible rewards?  T-shirts, caps, coffee mugs, puppy sweaters, double fudge brownies, or even the occasional Chinese buffet can all play a part at keeping volunteers happy. 
 
But research shows that it is the intangible rewards that keep volunteers motivated.  Programming efforts need to also focus on these intangibles. 

Volunteer Motivations: A Key Component to a Volunteer Management Structure

What keeps volunteers motivated?  Is it tangible or intangible rewards?  T-shirts, caps, coffee mugs, puppy sweaters, double fudge brownies, or even the occasional Chinese buffet can all play a part at keeping volunteers happy. 
 
But research shows that it is the intangible rewards that keep volunteers motivated.  Programming efforts need to also focus on these intangibles.