Thank Someone For Volunteer Work | Letter-Writing Guide


A brief letter thanking someone for volunteer work is a simple, courteous way to show your appreciation and encourage continued service.


1. State your appreciation immediately.

  • Thank you for accompanying the fifth and sixth graders to language camp last weekend.
  • Thank you for volunteering your time last Saturday to help quench the thirst of our 10K runners.
  • Now that your term as PTA President has ended, please accept our heartfelt thanks for your term of service.
  • Thanks to your efforts we had our most successful United Doe campaign ever.
  • On behalf of the Doe group, I would like to express our appreciation of the powerful message you delivered to our community's parents and teens.
  • We would like to thank you for your service as scout leader of troop 752.
  • are so thankful for
  • caring people like you
  • for your service to
  • for volunteering your time to
  • for donating your time and efforts
  • for your efforts and hard work
  • for helping us with
  • for volunteering your time
  • for the service you rendered
  • for caring so much about
  • have appreciated all you have done
  • how much we appreciate
  • is all due to the support of
  • on behalf of the
  • our most successful campaign ever
  • people like you
  • please accept my heartfelt thanks
  • sharing your time and talents
  • thank you for
  • thanks to the support of
  • want to thank you for
  • want you to know
  • would like to express our appreciation
  • your community service

2. Praise your reader for his or her outstanding service.

  • Since John arrived home I have heard dozens of stories about your helpfulness, good humor, and ability to make the camp a home-away-from-home for these youngsters.
  • Your quick response not only gave the thirsty athletes much appreciated refreshment, but it also helped them keep their times down.
  • As a direct result of your expert leadership and fund raising efforts, we have been able to implement numerous programs that will prove invaluable to our children's future growth and development.
  • We sincerely appreciate your humanitarian efforts. They have benefited many needy families in our community.
  • Your presentation enhanced our understanding of the factors involved in teenage drunk driving and alerted us to the precautions we can take to avoid future accidents.
  • You have made an enduring impression upon these young men that will serve them well throughout their adult lives. In honor of your outstanding service, we would like to invite you to attend our annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet to be held on June 8 at 7:00 p.m.
  • an outstanding volunteer
  • are particularly grateful for
  • as a direct result of your
  • don't know what we would have done without you
  • enhanced our understanding of
  • enhanced our understanding of
  • especially appreciated your
  • first alerted us to
  • for these youngsters
  • have benefited many
  • have made an enduring impression on
  • have been able to
  • helped to rejuvenate
  • in honor of your outstanding service
  • is all due to the support of
  • reputation is well-deserved
  • sincerely appreciate your
  • the leadership you have given
  • will prove invaluable to
  • would like to invite you to
  • your quick response to
  • your good humor and helpfulness

3. Express a final word of gratitude and encourage continued service

  • We felt a lot better knowing you would be with the group, and we appreciate the opportunity for John to spend time with a dynamic adult who is a positive role model.
  • It's help like yours that makes these athletic events so rewarding for everyone. We hope to see you back again next year.
  • We hope you will continue to put your ideas and talents to good use by continuing to support the PTA and its committees in the future.
  • We all applaud you for a job well done. Keep up the good work!
  • Thank you for taking time out from your busy schedule to share this important message with us. We would be honored to have you as a guest speaker again in the future should your schedule permit.
  • We would like to call on you again to support our future programs with your talent and skills.
  • a job well done
  • accept our heartfelt thanks
  • applaud you for
  • appreciate your support
  • are thankful for
  • call on you in the future
  • can't afford to lose
  • don't know what we would have done without you
  • for taking the time to
  • hope you will continue to
  • hope to see you back again
  • in the future
  • is good to know that
  • keep up the good work
  • knowing of your unfailing support
  • makes these events so rewarding
  • put your ideas and talents to good use
  • should your schedule permit
  • someone with your talent and skill
  • spirit of volunteerism
  • such an outstanding role model
  • thanks to help like yours
  • token of our appreciation
  • will be called on again
  • will continue to support
  • would be honored to have you
  • your talents and skills

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