National Volunteer Week takes place during the third week in
April every year and is an opportunity to thank all the wonderful
people who sacrifice their time and resources to help guide our
Celebrate your troop leader for Volunteer Appreciation week:
- Personalize one of these super cute (and free!) thank-you cards designed just for this purpose. Download here or here.
a gratitude bracelet for Volunteers - use cool words
and phrases like “Big thanks” or “You Rock”
a Girl Scouts recipe book for Volunteers
- Find Recipies online, or even create your own!
your leader’s lawn!
- Shhh...It's a suprise.
- Create a thank you pin for them! - leaders love swaps too! Show them you care by creating a pin they can wear with pride.
More ways to celebrate Girl Scout Volunteers all year long:
Send a handmade card or create a scroll with a thank you
proclamation signed by your group.
- Give a bouquet of daisies.
- Cover your community with signs that say “Thank You, Girl Scout Leaders!”
- Trefoil your leader’s lawn (see instructions above).
- Write a letter thanking your leaders by name for their commitment to girls in their community.
- Display a thank you flyer on their lawn, mailbox, or front door and tie balloons to it.
- Create homemade gifts from the girls and their families to give to your leaders.
- Record a short video of girls thanking their leaders and send it to them.
- Present your volunteer with a heart-shaped pin or something special from the GSSEF shop.
- Organize a special outing for leaders to relax (i.e. movies, theatre, sporting event, spa, etc.).
- Gift a mug full of chocolate hugs and kisses as an appreciation gift.
- Recognize your volunteers with appreciation certificates; nominate them for an Adult Recognition Award, or create your own!
- Make a cute, food themed thank you: thank them for their “thyme”, tell them they’re a “Life Saver” or that you appreciate their “Commit-mint.”
Give a festively wrapped Girl Scout Cookie box stuffed with
thank you notes from girls, families, and cookie customers