Chocolate is always a hit, but think outside the wrapper for
more fun ideas!
Good: Give each volunteer a candy bar with a
custom label that reads something like, "You're the secret sweet
ingredient in our ministry," or some other appreciation slogan.
Better: Order cookie bouquets
(cookiebouquets.com or cookiesbydesign.com) and invite volunteers
to each take home a cookie. Attach a personal note to each or
display a large card where parents can write messages to their
Best: Design a special invitation asking
volunteers to a local ice cream parlor one evening-and the treat is
on you. Plan ahead with the parlor to pay for volunteers who come
during the set time, and spend the time talking to your volunteers
away from church.