Volunteer Pins

Volunteer recognition pins help your brand, business, or cause show appreciation for volunteers. Your pieces can be made using a high-quality gold or silver metal. They can also include gemstones or engravings. These additions can represent a unique milestone or indicate the number of years a volunteer served. Show you care, start creating your custom pins now!

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What Are Volunteer Pins?

Volunteer pins are a thoughtful and inexpensive way to recognize good deeds and celebrate volunteers. Why are they important? Volunteers are often at the heart of any successful event and non-profit organization. These incredible men and women lend their time, talent, and support to the causes they care about. This is why your hard-working volunteers deserve a special thanks. These special pins are often used by nonprofits and businesses to reward people for their valuable time and contribution. 

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Badge Pin

These pins are often adorned with a slogan and are awarded as a means of saying, "thank you," to participants. These products are low cost, but high value. They are the perfect reward for those who help at community events, fundraisers, charities, schools, and hospitals. These pins allow you to praise dedicated volunteers who give so much of themselves and their time year after year. They also inspire others to continue supporting your cause or to join the effort. 

Custom Milestone Pins: These are the perfect way to show appreciation for the people who consistently support your cause. They can be are used to recognize the hours, days, and years contributed to support your business. We’ll help you create a design that combines your logo, symbols, or slogans with various denominations of time. Why is it so important to celebrate someone's dedication? First, it expresses gratitude for the work already accomplished. Second, it encourages continued participation to reach even more milestones. In other words, spending a little to show you care will go a long way in strengthening your volunteer relationships.

Popular Milestone Denominations: Perfect for recognizing tasks. Your design can be engraved with hourly increments, such as 50, 100, and 500 hours.

Volunteers Hours - This is great to include for long and ongoing projects and causes. This allows you to customize your design to recognize time contributed, from 1 year to 5, 10, 20, 25, and more.

Volunteer Pins for Non-Profits

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At The Monterey Company, we pride ourselves on being a business that helps others connect to their audiences in meaningful ways, playing a small role in an organization’s mission to make the world a better place. Because of this, we gladly offer discounts on our beautiful custom volunteer pins to nonprofits dedicated to making a difference. In doing this, we hope to take the ever-important, and incredibly difficult job nonprofits and their dedicated staff engage in every day and make it just a little bit easier. We understand that your time is valuable and that a little bit can often go a long way, especially when juggling the pursuit of donations, grants, and general funding, all on top of running a business. So, we strive to make the process as painless an experience as possible.

Our promotional products are used across fundraisers, as gifts for prized donors, as commemorative pieces for volunteer milestones, and so much more. We can’t wait to help you make your difference, with 10% off your order, complementary assistance with your art and design, and even, in some cases, a lowered minimum order to accommodate your needs. To see if your nonprofit is eligible for our discounted services, reach out to one of our incredible sales specialists today.

Custom Volunteer Lapel Pins

volunteer pinsLooking for a great way to reward others, show gratitude, and motivate volunteers to keep making an amazing impact on the world? Custom volunteer lapel pins are a very special way to thank very special people.

There are many options when it comes to designing these one-of-a-kind creations. We have a large variety of metals and enamels to choose from. You can custom design these items with any image. In fact, it's easy to customize your artwork in a simple manner that represents your group. For example, we can print a favorite image of your group in detail onto your finished artwork. This is a great option for remembering the people behind your cause. We can also etch your image into high-quality metal. This recognizes your group while also showing that they have earned more than a pin.

No matter what you choose, we are here to help you from start to finish. We'll make sure your design reflects how much you appreciate your volunteers. And we can create your award pins in days! That’s right, we’re fast without compromising on quality.

Recognition pins are a great award to receive!

How do they work? Well, let's begin with the words that started it all... "make a difference!" This soul-fulfilling, inspirational message is one that almost every company boasts. There are now more than 1.5 million nonprofits registered in the U.S. alone. These companies are changing the way we think, act, and live. But, how are there so many? And how are they growing? Well, recognition pins are an effective way to spread the word of your nonprofit. They can help promote your business and thank your members and donators. When most people think recognition awards, they think of cancer awareness ribbon pins. In fact, it might surprise you to learn that there are many more applications to use awards. Those colorful ribbons of metal are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the uses of recognition. You can use awareness pins for cancer, diabetes, mental health, autism, child abuse, animal abuse, and more. The options are nearly endless.

Realize goals, ideas, and accomplishments!

It's time to get creative! This is one of the many things we love most about nonprofits. Recognition pins allow for incredible creativity in the design process. This is one of the most popular and less talked about means to promote your business. Our products are handcrafted with fine metals and high-quality materials. They are super durable, can be vibrantly colored with select dyes, and are custom created just for your organization. In fact, because they are made to order, it's easy to design them any way you like. Want a realistic image? You got it! A logo or lettering? Done! Our process is simple, efficient, and guarantees your satisfaction. It is important to us that you love and receive the recognition these lapel pins provide. That's why we check and double-check every item to ensure that the end product is the perfect product for you.flying gold star volunteer pin

Volunteer appreciation pins make your company shine.

Recognition pins are also the perfect walking advertisement. They make great promotional items to hand out at events. As we already covered, they can also be used to thank your volunteers and donors. After receiving a recognition gift, many people want to show them off. They attach them to their jackets, shirts, hats, and even bags. This is how these custom awareness pins can help you build a community. They really get people engaged and excited. Our products are not only for promotional uses. They are also helpful for strengthening bonds. How do companies maintain such a productive community? By having something in common. A goal, a dream, a thought, or a commitment. Every person in your group is an important member that contributes to helping create positive change. Now it's your turn.

Community Service Awards

The Monterey Company can help you make the perfect volunteer pin with your corporate logo, design, or message. Our pins serve as functional and stylish gifts that your employees will wear with pride. Our skilled customer service team can help you come up with a little pin that will have a BIG impact. There are many uses for these products. Your pins can celebrate employee achievements. They can give your corporate staff praise for a job well done. Or they can recognize volunteers for community service excellence. They also function as eye-catching accessories. This will help your top managers and leaders stand out and radiate the kind of confidence needed to succeed.

Whether you have existing art or if you would like to have us create one for you, we've got you covered. Simply send us your sketch, or have one of our top-notch artists create the exact artwork you want. We can also help you determine the style that works best for your business at a cost that works for your budget. The best part… It’s FREE.

With three decades of experience, we are top leaders in the field of custom award pins. Our production team can use the same kinds of metals that we use for our products along with all of the classic styles people love.

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Non-Profit Organizations Receive 10% off!

Lastly, when you work with us, we’ll provide you with the design and artwork at no extra charge. We also offer a low minimum quantity.

Would you like more information? Reach out to one of our friendly customer service representatives. We are ready to help you discover the perfect custom volunteer pin for your business or cause.

  • Add years worked by engraving the year.
  • Include a gemstone to indicate special milestones.
  • Change the metal finish to gold and silver.

We will make your experience as simple and efficient as possible. To save time, we aim to only ask you questions that are necessary and important. You focus on the valuable work your group or organization does, and we will focus on designing pins that support your cause. And just as everything does when making a change… these custom volunteer lapel pins all start with YOU.