Volunteer Motivation and Appreciation

  • 22 Feb 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Zoom Virtual Meeting


Registration is closed

  • Ways to show appreciation and acknowledgment for  volunteers with Sidney Schuttrow

    Our volunteers are indeed our heroes and can be your organization's biggest advocates and donors.Thanking volunteers give them a sense of pride in their work, showing them the value and importance of everything that they do. Recognition also helps you recruit new volunteers, so invest time finding ways to recognize your volunteer force. 

  • Join us as we discover “creative ways” to express our gratitude. In this meeting, we will be joined by Sidney Schuttrow, from the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability, and she will help us explore strategies to grow your support base while showing appreciation.

  • Other Topics to be discussed:

  • Creative Ways to Show Volunteer Appreciation
  • In-Person events vs. Virtual events
  • Social Media Shout Outs
  • Sharing the Volunteers Stories

Sidney Schuttrow

Director of Volunteer Services

Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability

Sidney has 10 years of volunteer engagement experience and service.  As the Director of Volunteer Services, she is responsible for helping to recruit, train, retain and recognize volunteers for the eleven core programs the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD) administers across the state. 

In her spare time, she does what any good volunteer engagement coordinator would do and volunteers!  She served as the President of the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Health Care Campaign (2017-19), is the Vice-President of the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Federation for the Aging, directs the Regional and State basketball tournaments, Bocce Ball for Summer Games, and the Skills Competition at Flag Football for Special Olympics Tennessee, and actively looks for more volunteer opportunities to give back to her community.  

Sidney has a degree in Recreation and Sport Management with a certificate in Nonprofit Management from Indiana State University and a Master’s in Public Administration with a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management for Tennessee State University. She completed her Certified Volunteer Administrator (CVA) credential in April 2021 and is proud to be counted among some of the best volunteer leaders in the world. 

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