Volunteer Recognition and Reward Program Policy

  • Volunteers may earn elemental star program hours at Burner Day in the Park, We Built this City weekends, the Element 11 Regional event, and the post-Element 11 cleanup days.
  • Volunteers who work a minimum of ten (10) credit hours are eligible to receive a “Twinkler” ticket. The cost of the ticket shall be reduced by one-fourth of the total.
  • Volunteers who work a minimum of twenty (20) credit hours are eligible to receive an “Elemental Star” ticket. The cost of the ticket shall be reduced by one-half.
  • Volunteers who work a minimum of thirty-five (35) credit hours are eligible to receive a “Supernova” ticket. The cost of the ticket will be zero dollars.
  • Volunteers/Leads who assist the Board in other ways may earn eligible credits if pre-approved by at least three Board members.
  • CHILDREN (under 18): earn 2 credits per hour worked during events mentioned above.

*********Volunteers are responsible for ensuring that their shifts are properly recorded by whichever means is chosen by the Board/department leads. Undocumented hours will not be counted*********

  • Volunteer discount tickets are earned the year before they are awarded.
  • Awards may be carried over for one year, if the volunteer is unable to attend the next year.
  • Awardees may gift their Twinkler, Elemental Star, or Supernova, if they so choose.
  • Final awards shall be at the discretion of the committee leads (BOD members and department heads).
  • Awardees will be notified in January, after the year they were recorded.
    • Only the participants who qualified for an award will be notified, through email.
    • Awardees will be responsible for confirming that the hours they received are correct.
    • Requested adjustments to hours will not be accepted without some form of proof/documentation.
    • Awardees must specify if they want to “bank” their award, otherwise their reward will not be saved for future years.
       
    • Updated March 2017

 

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