Being aware of the extra effort put forth by an individual.
Recognition & Awards
Everyone likes to feel appreciated for her or his volunteer service. Whether in the form of a simple thank-you for a small job well done or a formal commendation for years of faithful service in a key position of an organization, such acknowledgment is a signal to the recipient that she or he is noticed and appreciated—that she or he is recognized.
An attitude of appreciation can be created by:
Taking the time to mention a person's service for a job well done.
Helping people to attain a higher level of achievement.
Developing a climate wherein work is sincerely noticed at all levels.
When and how the recipient is recognized will make the expression of gratitude memorable. Recognitions might be made on:
- Special Girl Scout holidays
- At Girl Scout service unit meetings
- At a special recognition event
- Immediately following service rendered
- At a community recognition event