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Best Practices & Recognition

Recognition Resources

OHSU has a lot to offer its volunteers: networking opportunities, hands-on experience, exposure to an academic health center; but the simple act of saying "thank you" can sometimes be the most powerful tool in attracting and retaining great volunteers. Recognizing volunteers' time and commitment doesn't have to cost a lot either. Below are some resources and ideas of how you can recognize your volunteers:

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Supervising Resources

Volunteers are different than employees and therefore need to be supervised and managed differently. However in some cases, supervising a volunteer may be your first opportunity to ever manage/supervise someone. Here are some great resources to help you learn or brush up on your supervisory skills:

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Best Practices Tools & Resources

Departments, Centers, and Institutes work together in order to ensure the Institutes success. Below are forms provided by these professionals to help create a better experience when hosting a volunteer.

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Miscellaneous Resources

Projects, Achievements & Success Stories

  • 2012 Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Summer Volunteers: Part 1 & Part 2 
    (A video profile of summer volunteers and their projects)
  • Volunteer Voices: A monthly profile of successful past and present volunteers
    (For previous Volunteer Voices profiles, visit us on Facebook)