Volunteer Interpretation Tools


Volunteer Accomplishments Template

The template, Making a Difference Though Volunteers, provides a cover page, followed by a summary of volunteer information for the state of Texas and Extension. The final pages are available for counties to customize with information on county volunteer contributions for use at interpretation events. If you would like the document in a Microsoft Word format,  contact: Courtney Dodd (cfdodd@ag.tamu.edu).


Volunteer Survey

The Extension Volunteer Survey is completed by each county on an annual basis to determine the number of volunteers that contribute to Extension. The statewide report is available by clicking here. To access your county’s latest volunteer report, contact Courtney Dodd (cfdodd@ag.tamu.edu).


Economic Impact Report on Volunteerism

The volunteerism economic impact report on volunteerism highlights the contributions of Extension volunteers and provides insight into the value of Extension’s volunteer program. More economic impact briefs can be found at: Volunteerism in the Texas AgriLife Extension Service (pdf).


National Volunteer Week Resource Guide

National Volunteer Week is a call to action for Americans to volunteer a week and to inspire by example. Created by executive order of President Richard Nixon in 1974, this week signals a re-commitment to creating a culture of service in America. It is also a week to encourage individuals to get involved in the community by volunteering through Extension programs and a great opportunity to take time to recognize  Extension volunteers for their efforts. In the National Volunteer Week Resource Guide, provided by the Points of Light Institute, you will find all of the essential messages and resources to effectively encourage and acknowledge volunteer participation, inspiration and recognition during the week.

2011 National Volunteer Week Resource Guide

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