How to Write a Strong Reference Letter for a Volunteer

A reference letter showcases a volunteer’s achievements and the skills they’ve gained through volunteering. It can help a volunteer who is looking for a job, especially youth, who may not have much work experience on their resume. It can also be useful when a volunteer is applying for an internship, to a school or program, or for another volunteer position.

This is also a very tangible form of volunteer recognition that shows a volunteer how much you value their efforts.

This article offers five tips to write a powerful reference letter.