Customize honey jars with these tags that say “Thank you for BEE-ing a volunteer this year!”
Thyme Plant Tags
Let your volunteers know your value their “time” by attaching a thyme plant tag that says “Thank you for all your thyme!”
Volunteer Appreciation Postcards
Everyone loves surprises in the mailbox, so why not mail your volunteers a postcard to say thanks? The cards print two to a sheet and are available in two styles.
Personalize these gift tags to let volunteers know that “No one holds a candle to you!”
Candy Bar Tags
Sweeten things for your volunteers with personalized, full-size candy bars with a tag that that says “For all the ways that you help out at school, thank you.”
Helping Hands Tree
Volunteers are sure to love the personal touch of this helping hands volunteer appreciation tree. Download and print the tree (trunk and limbs) and attach paper hands with messages, or have children trace their hands on paper.
Say thanks for a job well done with a homemade trophy—just print our list of supplies and directions to make one from household or party store items.
Hand Lotion Tags
Many hands make light work. Thank your helping hands with a personalized note that says “Thank you for being a helping hand” and attach to a lotion bottle.
Attach these tags that say “Giving thanks to someone who always makes lemonade out of lemons!” to packets of lemon candies or lemonade mix.
Mint Plant or Mint Candies Tags
Print tags that say “You were MINT to be a homeroom mom!” (or your own customized message) and attach to a small mint plant or mint candies.
Show your volunteers that they are the best, hands down! Ask students to use their own handprints to help make a banner and decorations for a volunteer appreciation event.
Use a parent's vinyl decal machine to create custom coffee cups, wine glasses, or commuter mugs for your parent group's volunteers.
Find more tags and ideas for volunteer appreciation gifts in the Volunteer Appreciation File Exchange.
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Originally posted in 2015 and updated regularly.