Reward and Recognition

This page outlines guidance on best practice for rewarding and recognising volunteers. 

Before recruiting volunteers, make sure your organisation is volunteer-ready by completing the Volunteer Management Health Check.

Best practice, as outlined in the GLV's London Volunteer Management Charter, is:

Basic Practice
Good Practice
Best Practice
Appreciation expressed informally
References provided
Formal recognition ceremonies



Our guidance on rewarding and recognising volunteers provides information about how you can reward and recognise your volunteers through the following schemes:

  • - ValueYou
  • - Volunteering Hounslow Certificate Scheme

Download our guidance on rewarding and recognising volunteers here:

Guidance on Rewarding and Recognising Volunteers (PDF)



Volunteer Reference Template
Wandsworth Volunteer Centre (MS Word)


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